Below is the current committee 2021/2022 for the Normalair Underwater Club. Should you wish to contact anyone on the committee, please visit our contact us page

Dr. Mark Botha |  Chairman


Dr. Mark Botha has been a member of Normalair for the past 24 years. He has served on the Committee for all those years, including 10 years as Chairman. He has been a CMAS 2 Star Instructor for the past 9 years and is keen on underwater photography. He is also the Medical Director of the Milpark Hyperbaric Medicine Centre.


Daniel Mark Botha |  Vice-Chairman


A member of NUC since age 7, and diving under the arm of his father since before that, Daniel has held most positions on the NUC committee. Daniel holds many specialised qualifications in diving and is always up for a good time, he also plays Underwater hockey and represented numerous provincial teams in the sport.



Anton Viljoen |   Finance Officer

Anton started diving in 1994, but a change of lifestyle later on, kept him out of the water. The 10 year drought ended when Spy and his son, Marcel persuaded Anton to return to the underwater world in 2017.

Russell Davies | Secretary


Started diving with WUC in 1993, as an SAUU 1* diver.   Russ owned his own dive school and has worked full time in the dive industry since 2000 as a dive  professional with NAUI, PADI, CMAS, SDI/TDI qualifications. He is currently GM of Orca Dive and Leisure. Russ’s favourite dive buddies are his sea and sea camera and aqualung legend regulator. His two favourite dive sites are Emmarentia Dam and Aliwal Shoal.


Caitlin Bika | PRO

An animal and outdoor enthusiast who is passionate about the exciting world underwater. Always up for an outdoor adventure! 
Favourite dive: Swimming with the manta rays in Sodwana 



Pierre ‘Spy’ Viljoen | Club Manager


Known at the club as ‘Spy’. Started diving in the nineties joined NUC in 1999 taking a hiatus from 2005 to 2013 where he restarted his diving career. Joined the committee in 2015 as club manager and diligently held the position since.



Wolle Wolmarans | Training Officer

NUC member since 2000, Diving instructor since 2008.Recreational diving is my specialty.



Liam Elferink | Underwater Hockey Officer

Daleen Potgieter | Events Manager

A CMAS two star diver and has been a member of Normalair Underwater Club since 1997 and previously held the position of PRO for almost twenty years. She has recently been awarded honorary membership of Normalair Underwater club. Daleen has dived all over the world and her favourite dive was in Alexandra, Egypt on the ruins of the Pharos Lighthouse.