MEET OUR TEAM
NANCY COHAGAN is the owner of Seven Seas. A love of adventure, travel and the ocean first brought Nancy to the sport of diving in 1977. 38 years later she and her two children, Kimberly and Kelly, carry on the dream of making Seven Seas one of the premier diving facilities in the southeast. Nancy is a NAUI Course Director, has travelled and dived throuout the world, is an avid shell collector, loves u/w photography and the people she meets both in the store and in her travels.
KIMBERLY COHAGAN DAWSEY spent her childhood playing with regulators and masks instead of dolls. She began diving at age 5 and has travelled and been diving around the world. Kimberly is a NAUI Instructor and an avid u/w photographer. Kimberly loves working with children and promoting water safety. She became the 3rd licensed ISR Instructor in the state which allows her to teach children as young as 6 months of age the basics of both swimming and water self rescue techniques.
DONNIE DAWSEY has been diving for 16 years. Donnie is a sports enthusiast and loves the LSU Tigers, football, hiking, kayaking, cycling and spearfishing. Donnie is a NAUI Instructor and has travelled throughout the world diving and doing u/w photography. Donnie serves our community as a West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff, is a Sargent in their drug interdiction unit, is a Firearms Instructor, Women’s Self Defense Instructor and is a member of the S.W.A.T .Team.
KELLY COHAGAN is a NAUI Instructor, a certified regulator repair technician, and general store manager of Seven Seas. Like his sister he was taking cameras and diving equipment apart before he ever had a clue how to put in back together again. These days he still takes things apart but now knows where all the pieces go when he does! Kelly loves kids and is in charge of Seven Seas Summer Scuba/Snorkeling Camps. Kelly recently crossed over as an SSI Instructor in order to incorporate the Scuba Ranger program into the camps.
GRADY SPEARS is a NAUI Instructor and an avid swimmer. Grady and his wife Charlene fell in love with the sport of diving a few years ago and now do their best to stay wet as much as possible! When he is dry, Grady can be found practicing law in Lafayette, LA. Grady is a former professor and brings his love of teaching into his scuba classes. Grady loves to travel and is always ready to visit somewhere new….. provided there is water!