Training Officer - Mick


ASADA Training Officer












 The Role and Responsibilities of the Training Officer ASADA

The Training Officer ASADA is responsible for informing the Association and ASADA Registered Clubs on the training climate and advise on any changes that may be required to ensure that dive training in the Army is being carried out in accordance to the governing bodies regulation and training standard.

His specific areas of responsibility include the following: -

  • Liaise with BSAC and monitor any changes in dive training policy.
  • Advise the Executive Committee and ASADA Registered Clubs of any forthcoming changes in training policy.
  • Advise ASADA Registered Clubs on all training matters when required.
  • Liaise with ASADC at Bovington  (94374 3026) and advise on dive training climate and courses that are required.
  • Periodically organise centrally run dive training courses or training modules when the requirement is identified.
  • When detailed by the Chairman of the Executive Committee, visit ASADA Registered Clubs and carry out advisory visits. Particular emphasis may be on training policies and programmes.
  • Co-ordination of BSAC sponsored courses in UK which have Service personnel involved.

He / she is to be a member of the ASADA Executive Committee and is to attend the AGM and all other ASADA Committee meetings.

Mick's profile

Mick is 36 years old and has been diving since 1992. Mick is a Joint Services Sub Aqua Diving Supervisor (SADS), BSAC Open Water Instructor (OWI) and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer (MSDT).


In his military career he has been a Senior Diving Instructor at the Defence Diving School, teaching Military Divers to commercial standards and is an Army Diving Supervisor.

He has dived in the Red Sea and Gibraltar, however prefers to dive year round naked in UK waters such as Scapa Flow and Plymouth sound.