Shane Snyder

Position: Rescue Equipment Sales Manager and Lead Instructor (Since 2003)

Certifications

  • Tennessee Firefighter 1
  • Tennessee Advanced EMT
  • NOLS Wilderness EMT
  • SPRAT Level 1
  • NCRC Level 1
  • Swiftwater Rescue Specialist
  • NFPA 1006 Tower
  • Rope
  • Confined Space
  • Swiftwater rescue technician
  • Hazmat Technician

Emergency Experience

  • AERT Instructor, 2003-present
  • KVERS member, since 1996
  • Rural Metro Firefighter/EMT, since 2005
  • KVERS Cave & Vertical Team captain, 2008-2018
  • Peak Rescue Institute Instructor, since 2014
  • Mountain Rescue Association Member, since 2014
  • Whitewater River Guide & Trip Leader, 2002-Present
  • Emergency Room EMT, 2004-2006

Classes

  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Rope Rescue
  • Tower Rescue
  • Swiftwater Rescue

Hobbies

  • Guiding Whitewater Trips
  • Caving
  • Canyoneering
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountain Biking
  • Hiking
  • Stand up paddle boarding
  • Kayaking
  • Canoeing
  • Traveling

Other Information

  • Really enjoy visiting new facilities and meeting new people