Below is the current committee 2017/ 2018 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. Business is business though.


Daniel Van Pletzen  |   Vice-Chairman

profile_danielVPTwo star CMAS qualified, Daniel has been a member of NUC for three years. Rising from the position of safety officer to Vice-Chairman with an ultimate goal of digitalisation of NUC.



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.



Candice Scorer |  PRO


A recent member of NUC, qualified one star diver at 21 years old, not a big fan of shore launches. Over ten years experience in marketing, social media, public relations and fundraising for various organisations.



Dr. Mark Botha |  Training Officer


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.


Russell Davies | Equipment Officer

profile_russStarted 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

profile_spyKnown 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.


Marcel Viljoen | Secretary

profile_marcelMarcel is an avid diver with level 3 first aid qualifications. He has an interest in marine biology and technical diving and is our unofficial club chef.



Antoine Muskat | Spearfishing Officer

profile_antonAntoine ‘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 | Safety 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.


Marius Branquinho | Underwater Hockey Officer


A keen Underwater hockey player and the NUC Underwater hockey representative, Marius is a Springbok Elite Player in Underwater hockey he was also Gauteng 1st team and a NUC 1st team player since 2003. Marius was also the Assistant Coach to U’19 Men for Age Group Worlds 2017 in Hobart (July 2017)