Our Courses

Specialty Rescue Training provides world class training certified by Rescue 3 International.

  • Water Courses
    We provide a variety of water related courses designed for rescuers or anyone working near water. Our courses meet or exceed the NFPA…
  • Rope Courses
    From basic, over-the-bank rope skills, to high-line tyroleans in an urban setting, or tower rescue, we can provide NFPA compliant low angle, steep…
  • Boat Courses
    Our Rescue Boat Operations courses cover both boat handling and rescue techniques in a range of environments, from basic boat handling on still…
  • Extrication Course
    Our Vehicle Extrication course introduces students to the basic principles of vehicle extrication in a fast paced, two day format. Basic Vehicle Extrication…

About Specialty Rescue Training

Specialty Rescue Training specializes in assisting departments in meeting the stringent training requirements of NFPA and NIMS.

Dan Wheeley, owner of Specialty Rescue Training, is an Instructor Trainer for Rescue 3 International and the Rescue 3 Regional Director for the Midwest Region. He is also an instructor for the State of Tennessee (TARS).

Dan has been teaching water and rope rescue classes for over 10 years. With an extensive background in whitewater, and experience in the commercial rafting industry as an outfitter manager, he brings a little extra to the Swiftwater Rescue programs he teaches. Dan works as the EMS and Rescue Chief for Washington County - Johnson City EMS who provides the technical rescue for his area.

Dan Wheeley
Contact us today

Are you ready to start your journey to becoming a safer, more confident rescuer? If so, contact us today and we'll help you set up a plan to meet your training goals.

Specialty Rescue Training

4472 Greenwood Dr
Jonesborough, TN 37659
Telephone: +1 423 913 3858
Cell: +1 423 791 0739

E-mail: dwheeley@specialtyrescuetraining.com