Spencer Ash

Spencer Ash is an avid freediver, spearfisherman, and underwater photographer who holds an advanced degree in Marine Affairs and Policy from the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. As a master freediver and overall waterman he also has a background in environmental science, public health (oceans and human health), and maritime policy. Stoked on everything water related he also promotes ethical spearfishing, advocates for responsible consumptive uses of the ocean, and volunteers as a safety diver at local freediving competitions.   
He joined USA Freediving in an effort to help advance the image of freediving as a sport in all aspects and to assist in developing a more robust organization as it maintains its status as the premier freediving organization in North America. Having worked with a number of non-profit organizations and as the former chair of Surfrider Miami, he has experience in managing non-profit organizations and developing effective programs.