The Team

Sophie

sophie a member of the leagues ahead diving team

Customer Service

Languages – English

James

James a member of leagues ahead diving

Elite Instructor 

Languages – English and Spanish

Ilze

Ilze member of leagues ahead diving

Instructor 

Languages –  Latvian, Russian, English, and Spanish

Scott

scott a divemaster for leagues ahead diving

Divemaster Trainee

Languages – Spanish and English

Sophie

Sophie smiling underwater in amadores

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor/ EFR Instructor/ Specialty Instructor:

  • Social Media, Customer Support and booking contact
  • Languages: English
  • Specialties: Peak Performance Buoyancy, Dive against Debris, AWARE Fish Identification, Wreck
  • Favourite dive site: Amadores Bay
  • Favourite part about diving: I love welcoming divers from all around the world and showing them what amazing diving Gran Canaria has to offer! I also love teaching children and helping divers overcome their nerves when taking their first fin-kicks!
  • What is your favourite fish: My favourite fish is the Parrotfish! Their huge smiles and inquisitive faces never fail to amaze me and make me feel grateful that I have the best job in the world. They are the first fish I remember seeing when I completed my Discover Scuba Diving lesson and for that reason will always be my favourite.
  • Colour of scuba diving gear: It has to be pink!

James

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PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor/ EFR Instructor/ Specialty Instructor:

  • Head diver
  • Languages: English
  • Specialties: Peak Performance Buoyancy, AWARE Coral Reef Conservation, Deep, Drift, UW Navigation, Project AWARE
  • Favorite dive site: The marine reserve El Cabron
  • Favorite part about diving: The feeling of being able to breathe underwater and being weightless!
  • Favorite fish: I couldn’t tell you my favorite fish, but if I had to choose it would be the giant Stingrays I encounter in El Cabron on special occasions.
  • The color of diving gear: Yellow

Ilze

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Instructor:

  • Languages: English, Russian, Latvian and Spanish
  • Favorite dive site: My favorite dive site in Gran Canaria has to be Punta De La Monja.
  • Favorite part about diving: The relaxation and tranquility that comes with being underwater!
  • Favorite fish: I adore Nudibranchs of all different sizes and colors!
  • The color of diving gear: Definitely Pink

Scott

Scott in el cabron

Divemaster trainee:

  • Languages: English
  • Favourite dive site: Punta De La Monja in El Cabron.
  • Favourite part about diving: The feeling of expectation when you have prepared all of your equipment and you stand ready to enter an alien world.
  • Favourite fish: I love the large Barracuda skulking about at depth. 
  • Colour of diving gear: Black and Green!