Chief Whalen has been in the Fire service since 1993 and in that time has held nearly every position including EMS director and Special Operations division head. Chief Whalen holds multiple degrees related to the Fire and Emergency Medical Services programs. Chief Whalen has been an instructor at the Coral Springs Fire Academy since 2000 and helped develop the Emergency Medical Technician Program for the Coral Springs Fire Academy.
Chief Whalen is currently the Lead Instructor for the EMT-B day class and assigned to the Bravo Shift as the shift commander and holds certifications in multiple disciplines including Hazardous Materials Technician, Dive Rescue Specialist and is assigned as a SWAT Medic for the Coral Springs Police Department. Chief Whalen served as the team leader for multiple competitive Advanced Life Support Competition teams and has garnered several national awards.
To contact Assistant Chief John Whalen: firstname.lastname@example.org