INSTRUCTORS

Deirdre Coots

Ms. Coots has been in the commercial diving industry for more than 10 years. After attending the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, she began working as Office Manager for Offshore Divers in Anchorage in 2007. Global acquired Offshore Divers in 2009 and Ms. Coots became Global’s Alaska Region General Manager in 2011. Ms. Coots is responsible for all aspects of the region’s daily operations including estimating, administration and budgeting. Her knowledge of Alaska’s businesses and industries have helped foster Global’s business development in the region. She is also acting as interim Director of Casualty Response. Ms. Coots acknowledges that she is terrified of heights and prefers to be close to the water, if not in it; she says she would have loved to go to dive school.

Industry Associations:
Petroleum Club of Anchorage, Vice President
Women’s International Shipping & Trade Association

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