meet the team

Clare dutton

Company Director
PADI Course Director
RYA Advanced Instructor Skipper

Clare began Duttons Divers at just 19 years old, and became the worlds youngest PADI Course Director. Since then she has taught over 2000 people to dive and still conducts all sessions from try dives all the way through to IDCs for instructors. Clare has been involved in a number of commercial projects such as the filming for numerous TV shows, movies such as King Arthur, Tarzan and Pikachu.

jean dutton

Company Director RYA Powerboat Instructor Skipper

Jean joined forces with Clare on the uptake of Vivian Dive Centre and has been involved in the running of the centre since then. Jean is the main skipper for Little Viv for our boat trips out, and is also one of the RYA Powerboat Instructors. When Jean is not on the boat, you will find her behind the scenes in the workshop servicing all your equipment!

leanne clowes

PADI Staff Instructor

Leanne is a freelance PADI Instructor and you will usually find her at Vivian Quarry teaching courses, guiding the Menai Straits (or shore cover) and jumping off the back of Little Viv to guide the sites around the Llyn Marina. Leanne's specialist courses are with new divers and also loves teaching experienced divers and instructors new specs! 

sam griffin

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor

Sam is the one you will find in a semi dry suit no matter what the temperature! You will find him across all the sites, from teaching courses in Vivian Quarry and the bay at Hafan Marina to guiding dives off the boat and shore

neil shone

RYA Powerboat Instructor Skipper
PADI Divemaster

Neil you will mostly find at the helm of Little Viv Neil knows everything you could about the history of the sites you will be visiting and you will get a full guided boat tour on your way with loads of cool facts about what you can see! Certainly makes the journey to site more exciting!

Want to join our team?

We are also on the look out for professionals in the following area: 
- Scuba Diving Instructors (PADI OWSI or above/ equivalent)
- Scuba Diving guides (PADI DM or equivalent)
- Boat skippers
- Powerboat instructors 
- Paddleboard instructors
- Open water swimming instructors

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