Our team is an inclusive group of people that aims to provide the best service and product to our customers. This includes both our staff and the suppliers that help us provide for our community of climbers. We are…
Will Martin – Managing Director /Owner
Having worked as a freelance instructor for many years, Will retrained and attained a degree in 2012. The aim was to open his own climbing centre in his local town and bring his passion for climbing to his local community. An outdoor adventure enthusiast, Will can usually be seen around the locality cycling, or running.
Mel Martin – Company Secretary /Owner
Mel completed her CWI qualification in May 2019, but is experienced in her own right with catering and business management. Mel can be found in the kitchen, keeping the Rock Cafe full of delicious snacks and treats, or helping out with the after-school clubs at the centre. Mel has recently started her outdoor climbing career and is making good progress on the rocks.
Keiha Dhruev – Route Setter /Outdoor Instructor /Squad Coach
Bouldering beast and outdoor instructor, Keiha assists with Rockburn’s route-setting, outdoor events and is the driving force behind our new Youth Development Squad. Amongst his many exploits is representing the UK on Beast Master in the USA. One of his great climbing passions is Deep Water Solo – not for the faint hearted!
Kevin long – Instructor / Route Setter
Having a passion for outdoors, Kev has worked for various companies and Outdoor centres in Dorset and Hampshire. Kev recently studied at Winchester and Chichester University for his BA (Hons) Outdoor and Adventure Education and, with hundreds of climbs logged and a comprehensive amount of experience tutoring both climbers and instructors, now joins Rockburn.