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Craig from Gastonia NC | Instructor

My name is Craig Blaine. I have been a Red Cross Instructor Trainer for over 25 years, I have taught over 2000 lifeguards and 5000 people in the Learn to Swim Program. In addition I have trained over 3000 Lifeguard Instructors and Water Safety Instructors.

Awards/Recognition: Health and Safety Volunteer of the Year 1999-2000, 2003-2004, Level II Health and Safety Services Volunteer for the Mid Atlantic Service Area January 2005, External Reviewer for the Water Safety Programs National Headquarters 2004, Emergency Response Sounding Board 2007. Health and Safety Committee, Quality Assurance Committee, Training Cadre/Supervisory Committee.

First Aid/CPR Instructor 10-17-1991
Lifeguard Instructor/Water Safety Instructor 3-2-1992
Emergency Response 11-24-99
Instructor Trainer Candidate course 10-95
Lifeguard IT 12-20-95
Water Safety IT 8-1-00
Emergency Response IT 4-2005
Certified Pool Operator-NC
Professional Pool Operators of America
Association of Aquatic Professionals
NC EMS Instructor Level II.
NAEMT Instructor
Geriatric EMS
PreHospital Trauma Life support
Emergency Pediatric Care
Advanced Medical Life Support
Swift Water Rescue Technician Advanced
PADI-Open Water Diver,
Adv. Open Water Diver,
Rescue Diver-SSI
Public Safety Diver I
Master Diver SSI
Licensed Aquatic Facility Technician instructor
Aquatic Examiner Service Administrator 2008
ASHI Training Center 2012
American Heart Association CPR Instructor 2012.
SDI Open Water Instructor
IDEA Open water Instructor
Public Safety Diving Instructor Level I