Meet the team

Meet our team of experienced Dive professionals

Our experienced team of Dive Professionals all have over 10 years of diving experience or have completed their training at Phoenix. Our team includes the most experienced SSI instructor in the world, one of the top Instructor trainers in south-eat Asia and instructors who are happy to teach SSI & PADI courses in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Danish, German and Thai.

Claus

Claus was recently awarded by SSI for being their most experienced instructor in the world. He has been with Phoenix Divers since it opened and brings over 20 years of diving experience to the job. Claus is originally from Malmo in Sweden and is happy to provide diving courses in Swedish, Norwegian, Danish and English.

Nui

Nui is one of the most experienced Thai instructors in the country. He has worked at Phoenix for five years and his patience and his incredible sense of organisation make him an awesome person for a teaching job like instructing underwater.

F

Our other Thai instructor Yanuphon, also known as ‘F’ can always be found around the divecenter either upstairs servicing our equipment or taking a nap in one of our classrooms. F worked as a divemaster at Phoenix for three years before doing his instructor course giving him a wealth of experience.

Alex

Alex comes from Belgium so he can teach diving in French and English. He always spends his days around the shop even when he isn’t working, so that way he is always ready to lend a hand with customers if needed. He is an amazingly efficient worker and loves his job above everything which makes for very happy customers.

Shannon

Instructor Shaz used to be a teacher providing her with both teaching skills and patience. Our resident American is most happy when she’s in the water teaching specialties like deep, wreck and nitrox.

Rory

Rory worked as head divemaster at Phoenix for over year, gaining a wealth of experience before he recently took the next step to becoming an instructor. This Englishman is ready to share his passion of diving with the world and always puts in the extra hours to make sure his students become confident, capable divers.

James

Our manager and fearless leader is always happy to help. He makes sure the dive shop runs smoothly and is the one to go and see if you have a problem. He has been with us for over a year and comes from not so sunny England. James has also completed his professional training at Phoenix and occasionally goes diving if he manages to wake up for the morning boat!

Hugo

This long haired Frenchman is ready to teach you to dive in either English or French and as you can see from our awesome TripAdvisor reviews his divers can’t get enough of him. Hugo completed all of his training here at Phoenix and your guaranteed to have fun both in and out the water with instructor Hugo.

Fabian

Originally from Germany instructor Fabian is our resident German instructor and is happy to take courses in German & English. Fabian did his Divemaster and instructor training here at Phoenix and two years later he is an integral part of the team.

Hugo

This long haired Frenchman is ready to teach you to dive in either English or French and as you can see from our awesome TripAdvisor reviews his divers can’t get enough of him. Hugo completed all of his training here at Phoenix and your guaranteed to have fun both in and out the water with instructor Hugo.

Divemaster Team

Our elite divemasters are eager to fullfil any and all of your fundiving needs. Having completed their professional training at Phoenix, all are very knowledgeable about our beautiful island and its many dive sites. They will be happy to lead your fun dives in either French, Italian, German, Thai or of course English.