Below is the current committee 2018/ 2019 for the Normalair Underwater Club. Should you wish to contact anyone on the committee, please visit our contact us page
Daniel Mark Botha | 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.
Dr. Mark Botha | Vice-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.
Fick Booysen | Treasurer
Long suffering member of NUC, qualified and enthusiastic diver and most importantly, treasurer and decision maker. Fick holds the financial interests of NUC close to his heart.
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.
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.
Antoine Muskat | Spearfishing Officer
Antoine ‘Muffcat’ has been a long standing member of NUC, an avid diver and spear-fisherman. Anton heads up Spearfishing and cheer at the club.
Robert Nortje | Training Officer
A member of Normalair since late 2000, Robert is an active CMAS Two Star Instructor, presenting various Emergency First Responder programmes, including Oxygen Administration, Basic Life Support and Rescue Diver.He has a passion for Marine Science and continued diver education.
Wesley Duvenage | Safety Officer
A member of Normalair since late 2017, he started snorkelling at the early age of 5 in Kelso KZN, and succumbed to his Scuba diving passion 10 years later. Having completed SSI, PADI and CMAS courses as well as being a qualified rescue diver with CMAS Oxygen Administration, he is well versed in the field of Scuba Diving. On the bucket list will be a three star and dive master CMAS course in the future, of course if his KIA’s CV joint will allow it!
Elmar Cillers | Underwater Hockey Officer
Started diving at the age of 14 and has since completed his advanced diving course. He is currently the National 3×3 and 6×6 underwater hockey champion and also has ambitions to play elites. Since he started playing he’s represented South Africa twice in the world Championships.
‘Wolle’ Wolmarans | Equipment Officer
Wolle has been a member since 2000 and became and instructor in 2010, he has lead many trips and dives with the Normalair Club and is well versed in safety.