On todays episode we are joined by Aaron Quinn. Aaron has been a firefighter in Oakland, California for 20 years. He has worked most of his career in the east end of Oakland on a truck company.
In 2007, Aaron became the head physical trainer for all new recruits. Since then he has trained over over fifty percent of the department. Aaron blends the hard world of a PT instructor, mental performance coach, and spiritual growth in a unique blend to produce the best firefighter possible. His philosophy is that better people make better firefighters.
Aaron is passionate about making firefighters more resilient in every way, on duty and off duty.
About our hosts:
Brian Soller has been an active volunteer for the last 30+ years. He currently serves as assistant chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department and for the past 17 years has been a New York state fire instructor assigned to Sullivan County, NY. Soller also served as chief of the Rock Hill Fire Department from 2018 - 2020 and chief of the Monticello Fire Department from 2001-2002.
Soller has also been a New York State emergency medical technician for the last 25+ years.
He speaks extensively on the promotion of professionalism in the volunteer fire service through his podcast and YouTube channel.
Kara Judd, is a six year member of the Cazenovia Fire Department where she currently serves as a Lieutenant and Emergency Medical Technician. Kara is also a certified Critical Incident Stress Debriefer as well as an AFAA certified fitness instructor and the owner of Saint Florian Fitness.
Her full time career is at the Upstate Medical Hospital in Syracuse, NY where she is the Data and Burn Prevention Outreach Coordinator.
On social @st.florianfitness