Freediving Instructor and seasoned SCUBA diver, David brings an unsurpassed passion for the water. His science education background and aptitude for event planning allows him to create an incredible experience at our KOTS cleanups and other events.

Brent Fannin

President, Co-founder

David Cobiella

Vice President, Co-founder

As President of KOTS, Brent leads the charge for Kings of the Springs. With a background in media production and environmental education, he develops the high quality content that has made KOTS popular on social media and educated the public about Florida Springs conservation.

Deana has many years of experience working in business management and is a great fit as the KOTS secretary. Her contribution to the team is greatly enhanced by her experience working with exotic and domestic animals, as well as her knowledge of wildlife gained while growing up in Central Florida.

DEana Norris, Secretary

Currently working towards her MBA, Lauren is the KOTS number master. A customer service professional, she most certainly has a talent for working out details and creating a fun atmosphere for volunteers.

Lauren Robinson


You won't find a more seasoned Florida paddler than Cory. His intricate knowledge of North/Central Florida rivers and springs, as well as his years of experience leading summer camp kids on paddling trips makes him the perfect fit for a KOTS board member.

Tim is a Highlands County native and grew up surrounded by the wilds of Florida. He brings a passion for FL nature to the table, and his tenure with Marriott Vacation Club allows him to lend his business saavy to KOTS.

Cory Deemer

Board Member

Tim norris, Board Member

Tessa has been immersed in Springs conservation from childhood and was an obvious choice as a board advisor for KOTS. With her years of experience, she brings an immeasurable amount of knowledge and expertise to the team as we strive to protect the Florida Springs and their wildlife.

Tessa Skiles, Board Advisor

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Kings of the Springs Inc is a 501(c)(3), 509(a)(2) non-profit. All or a portion of your donation may be tax-deductible. FEIN 84-2052491.
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