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IAHD courses are taught by instructors who have specialized themselves in the education of people with a disability. These courses are given by IAHD Instructor Trainers. Would you also like to learn how to conduct these courses, please contact an IAHD Regional Manager or Instructor Trainer.

Are you a able-bodied person or do you have a physical or mental limitation and you want to learn diving with scuba equipment? Please contact one of our instructors.

Regio Managers & Instructor Trainers

  • IAHD Head Office - Gerard Oijnhausen (Instructor Examiner)
  • IAHD Head Office - Fred Siebers (Instructor Examiner)
  • Curaçao / Dutch Caribbean - Hans Pleij (Instructor Trainer)
  • Germany - Freddy Gaubitz (Regio Office Duitsland)
  • Egypt - Magdi Aziz (Regio Manager)
  • Finland - Alex Hornborg (Instructor Trainer)
  • Italy - Stefano Fei (Regio Manager Italy)
  • The Netherlands - Jan Rinckes (Instructor Trainer)
  • The Netherlands - Jegu Li (Instructor Trainer)
  • Austria - Markus Fitzka
  • Spain - Pedro Navarro (Instructor Trainer)
  • Turkey - Bedri Sincar (Instructor Trainer)
  • South-America - Daniel Zuber (Regio Manager South-America)
  • IAHD Head Office - Gerard Oijnhausen (Instructor Examiner)

    IAHD Head Office - Gerard Oijnhausen (Instructor Examiner)

  • IAHD Head Office - Fred Siebers (Instructor Examiner)

    IAHD Head Office - Fred Siebers (Instructor Examiner)

  • Curaçao / Dutch Caribbean - Hans Pleij (Instructor Trainer)

    Curaçao / Dutch Caribbean - Hans Pleij (Instructor Trainer)

    Hi I'm Hans Pleij the owner of CURious2DIVE at Curacao, the only IAHD Dive center on the Island.

    As Instructor Trainer all our staff is trained to dive with whoever that want to dive.

    Our Vision:
    If you're able to breathe, you're able to dive.

    And that's what we stand for. Visit us to see...
  • Germany - Freddy Gaubitz (Regio Office Duitsland)

    Germany - Freddy Gaubitz (Regio Office Duitsland)

    Hello everyone, my name is Freddy Gaubitz. I am born in 1960 and I am diving since 20 years. I am IAHD Instructor Trainer since 6 years and responsable as Regional Manager for Germany. I am located at the German/Dutch Border between the cities Venlo (Netherlands) and Duisburg (Germany).

    In the meantime we offer since 6 years every 14 days pool diving for people with disabilities. This regular event is known to many NGO’s who are working with people with disabilities and we have realizied a lot of Try Scuba Events with them.

    If you want to know more about diving for people with disabilities in Germany, please do not hesitate get in touch with us. The team is available for all questions.
  • Egypt - Magdi Aziz (Regio Manager)

    Egypt - Magdi Aziz (Regio Manager)

  • Finland - Alex Hornborg (Instructor Trainer)

    Finland - Alex Hornborg (Instructor Trainer)

    My name is Alex Hornborg and I am located in Helsinki.

    Diving has given me so much for the last 42 years. Under water the mind rests, the weightless body relaxes and we are immersed in a new dimension with boundless opportunity for discovery.

    What can be greater than to offer this to individuals who's everyday lives have been restricted due to some injury or impairment.

    I was introduced to IAHD by Gerard Oijnhausen and I am now working in Finland as an Instructor trainer, working on spreading the message that practically anyone can dive!
  • Italy - Stefano Fei (Regio Manager Italy)

    Italy - Stefano Fei (Regio Manager Italy)

    My name is Stefano Fei, born in 1946 under the sign of fish.

    I dive since 1962 and i'm a PADI Course Director since 1993, the older CD in Italy.

    I am IAHD instructor Trainer and Regional Manager for Italy, too.

    I live in Piombino (tuscany-italy) and from my window i see the sea. Our Planet is covered by water for 70%, and this is a wonderfull world, and everybody - really everybody - must be able to enjoy it.
  • The Netherlands - Jan Rinckes (Instructor Trainer)

    The Netherlands - Jan Rinckes (Instructor Trainer)

  • The Netherlands - Jegu Li (Instructor Trainer)

    The Netherlands - Jegu Li (Instructor Trainer)

  • Austria - Markus Fitzka

    Austria - Markus Fitzka

    Hallo! Mein Name ist Markus Fitzka und ich bin seit 2017 IAHD Tauchlehrer. Ich begann meine Tauchkarriere in Wien bei einem kleinem Tauchverein, der 1988 für Rollstuhlfahrer gegründet wurde. In diesem Verein bieten wir Menschen mit allen Behinderungen die Möglichkeit in das Element Wasser einzutauchen. Dadurch kam ich zum Handicap Tauchlehrerkurs, den ich bei Gerard in Holland absolviert habe.

    Ich möchte mich weiterhin in diesem Bereich engagieren und hoffe auf viele Interessierte die mit mir diese Leidenschaft teilen. In diesem Sinne: Gut Luft!
  • Spain - Pedro Navarro (Instructor Trainer)

    Spain - Pedro Navarro (Instructor Trainer)

    Hola a tod@s, mi nombre es Pedro Navarro y en la actualidad soy trainer de IAHD en España.

    Aunque mis centros de buceo estan en Mojacar y en Madrid, trabajo por toda España con IAHD.

    Llevo trabajando en el mundo del buceo desde hace más de 23 años, y trabajar con IAHD, me da la oportunidad de ver sonreir a muchas personas que nunca pensaron que podrían conocer este mundo submarino, es sencillamente maravilloso.
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  • Turkey - Bedri Sincar (Instructor Trainer)

    Turkey - Bedri Sincar (Instructor Trainer)

    Hello there my name is Bedri Sincar 1980 was born in Midyat Mardin of Turkey.
    I began to deal with underwater sports since in 1996 received training on Scuba Diving, First aid, underwater environment and diving in various conditions. I established the BS Scuba Diving Center in 2003 and Bodrum Underwater Sports Club Association in 2006 in Bodrum, Turkey.

    I'm IAHD Instructor Trainer and Disabled dive Course Director.

    I became a IAHD instructor in Bodrum 2014 with Gerard Oijnhausen, and give disabled dive training and crossover in Turkey.

    I currently hold Turkisch Underwater Sports Federation (TSSF) / World Underwater Federation (CMAS) Three Star Scuba instructor, PADI IDSSTAFF Instructor, Emergency First Respone Instructor and Golden Lifeguard Instructor Course Director.
  • South-America - Daniel Zuber (Regio Manager South-America)

    South-America - Daniel Zuber (Regio Manager South-America)

    Hi there. My name is Daniel Zuber, Dive Professional since 1990, Instructor since 1993.

    I started working with wounded soldiers in Israel back in the 90´s. That experience changed completely my objectives and became my passion, obsession I would say to share the underwater experience with everyone!

    I became a IAHD Instructor in 1996 with Maurice Perry, IAHD Founder.

    Have been training people with disabilities, professionals and assistants in Portugal, Spain and Latin America. I´m located in South america at the moment and run Buceo Para Todos in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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With over 25 years experience in recreational diving you've come to the right place for the complete diving experience.

Anyone can learn scuba diving with us. Young or old, able-bodied or with physical or mental disabilities, you are welcome.

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