our team

Peter Mc Court

Peter has been an active mountaineer, kayaker and mountain biker for 17 years. He holds the Mountain Instructor Award (MIA) and is a Level 2 Kayak coach, 5 star White Water Leader & Aspirant 5 Star Sea Kayak Leader.

His personal climbing and kayaking have taken him around the British Isles and further afield to the Alps, America and New Zealand.

He is a qualified secondary school teacher having worked in the state sector for 5 years in Geography, DofE and as Alternative Curriculum Leader.

Rachel Watson

Rachel has been active in the outdoors for the last 19 years, enjoying mountaineering, Skiing,scrambling and mountain biking. She is a Mountain Bike Leader and holds the Mountain Leader Award.

Her outdoor adventures have taken her around the United Kingdom and throughout the Italian and French Alps.

Rachel is a qualified secondary school teacher & coach with 12 years experience in the state sector as Pastoral Team Leader and Teacher of Languages & DofE.


Andy Chamberlain

A Professional Photographer, experienced Caving Instructor, Mountain bike leader and bushcraft expert Andy has been working in the outdoors for 20 years.

As well as having a love of the outdoors & the Mendip Hills, he is an avid cycling fan, from cyclocross to Mountain biking.  Andy has a wealth of experience in working with young people in challenging environments as well as a great sense of humour!

Mark Stevenson

A qualified Mountain Instructor and WInter Mountain Leader, Mark is at home in the mountains both in the UK and further afield.  Based in the South West Mark regularly delivers DofE and climbing/Adventure courses for OceanRock.  As an ex Army Officer he has a unique set of skills that allow him to successfully work with a wide range of clients.

Paul Carroll

Paul is a British Canoe Union Level 3 Coach with a love of kayaking including Whitewater, Marathon & Sprint so much so that he has completed the Devizes – Westminster race twice!  He is a qualified First Aid Instructor and Surf Life Saving GB Assistant Lifeguard as well as being SPA and ML trained.  Paul is an Ex Royal Navy Officer having led multisport expeditions to Ascension Island, Austria, Norway and Germany. Paul delivers Kayaking and Teambuilding activities for OceanRock.

Angelo Lannetelli

Currently studying Chemistry at the University of Glamorgan, Angelo is a committed Kayaker, Climber, Mountain Biker & Espresso drinker.  He is working towards his ML and SPA and assists on OceanRock DofE and Adventure programmes.