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About Us

Sole Searchers Dive Club, Inc. is a Non-Profit Mutual Benefit California Corporation, based in Pasadena, CA. We are a Scuba Diving and recreational club with members in the San Gabriel Valley area. Though not affiliated with, we are sponsored by Hollywood Divers. Our Board of Directors and Officers are as follows.

Kaz Aizawa


He is a NAUI certified Rescue Diver and LA County ADP and has been a member of the club since 1996.

​Kaz is an Emmy Award winning background painter at Walt Disney Television Animation. His prior projects include work at Nickelodeon Animation Studio, Cartoon Network and Freelance work on many projects. Kaz attended the University of Oregon and also graduated from the Pasadena Art Center College of Design.

Lars Dennert

Secretary, Treasurer and Webmaster.

He is a GUE trained diver, NAUI certified Wreck Diver and PADI Rescue Diver and has been a club member since 1995. He is the Incorporator of the dive club when it was split from Sport Chalet. He has been an avid underwater HD videographer since 2006.  

Lars is President of real estate development, home building and property management companies. In his more than 30 years in this field, he has been involved in the development and construction of more than 500 properties. He has been a lobbyist  for the CBIA in Sacramento and NAHB in Washington DC. Lars is a graduate of the University of Southern California holding a degree in Computer Science with an emphasis in Aerospace Engineering.

Shawn Broes

VP Speaker Chair

He has been certified for over 30 years and is a board member of the Catalina Marine Society.

Shawn is a member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild. He is currently a senior editor at Scanline VFX. His
 twenty years in feature film, television, and commercial post production has allowed him to work on many projects including The Hunger Games, Paternity Court, The Jeff Probst Show, Outlaw Empires, Hawaii Five-O, Grimm, Tera Nova, Hugo, Thor, Avatar, Walk The Line, I-Robot, Alpha Dogs, The Truman Show, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Titanic, Contact, Flubber, Carlito's Way, Natural Born Killers, The Abyss, True Lies and Total Recall.

Christina Prieto

Member at Large

​Christina has been certified since 2013. In seven years she has completed over 350 dives, various certifications and specialty courses. She is certified as a PADI Master Scuba Diver and GUE Fundamentals Rec Pass. She has logged dives in various countries and underwater environments, including most recently Cenotes (caverns) in Mexico.


She is the Office Manager for a local Architecture firm and in her spare time, when not diving, she enjoys hiking, camping and off roading.

Bromley Beadle

VP Boat Dive Chair

He is certified as a PADI Master Diver and received GUE Fundamentals training. He is an avid underwater photographer.

​​Bromley has led a number of instrumentation manufacturing businesses for more than 25 years and is currently CEO of PA&E who manufacture micro-electronic hermetic packaging for defense, space and medical applications. He has undergraduate and post graduate degrees from Imperial College, London.

Jimmy Quan

VP Raffle Chair

Long time club member Jimmy is certified as a Dive Master and is an avid underwater photographer.

​Jimmy works in Real Estate sales.

Would you like to help out in the club? Is there a position in the club you would find fun? Is the club missing a position you know how to fill? Member can become officers and volunteer to help run the club. Just ask any officer about becoming a board member. We welcome assistance of many kinds. As a small token of our appreciation, Board Members get free membership.

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