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. 41 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, a NAUI Instructor, and a NAUI/DAN Instructor and has travelled and been diving throughout 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. Kimberly has been teaching infant, child, and adult swim lesson for over 19 years.
DONNIE DAWSEY has been diving for 19 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 sergeant a heads the Training Department, is a Firearms Instructor, Women’s Self Defense Instructor and is a member of the S.W.A.T .Team. Donnie regularly teaches Concealed Carry classes.
KELLY COHAGAN is a NAUI Instructor, heads Seven Seas scuba training, is a certified regulator repair technician, and is the general store manager of Seven Seas. Like his sister Kimberly, 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.
KIM COURVILLE has been working for and with Seven Seas since the 1990’s. Kim even met her husband Norbert at…. where else, the dive shop! Kim is an active NAUI Scuba Instructor and an accomplished u/w photographer. Kim has travelled the world taking pictures in many exotic locales such as Indonesia, New Guinea and the Philippines. She has been part of the world of diving since she was 5, going with her parents on their adventures.
CHARLIE CLUNE followed his love of the sea into a career with the US Coast Guard. Now in his life as a civilian, Charlie is an active NAUI Instructor and a NAUI/DAN Instructor. Charlie is an underwater photographer and u/w video photographer as well. He has shared his love of diving with his entire family and now has 3 generations of divers to accompany him on his travels throughout the world. Charlie is also an active member of the local Jeep Club.