WhiteCap Instructors

Todd Stahl
Lead Instructor

Todd has 25 years experience in the Fire/Rescue service. He is a Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Technician and served in several capacities as a Lieutenant through Fire Chief. Todd has been providing Water Safety Education since 1997. He is a former Deputy Sheriff/Field Training Officer with the York County Sheriff’s Officer, York, PA.

Todd has an Associate Degree in Specialized Business - Public Safety & Security Administration and graduated from the Deputy Sheriff's Training Academy at Penn State University.

Certifications and Training

Certified PA Fish & Boat Commission
Instructor for the following courses:
  • PA Safe Boating
  • Ice Safety; Basic Survival & Rescue
  • Water Rescue for the First Responder
  • Water Rescue & Emergency Response
  • Emergency Boat Operations & Rescue
  • Ice Rescue & Emergency Response
  • Advanced Line Systems Rescue
  • Drowning & Aquatics Injury Prevention and Management
  • Educational Methodology
  • Emergency Services Trailer Operations & Safety – Instructor
  • Fire Fighter Safety & Survival
  • Fire Instructor I
  • Hazardous Materials Operations
  • Helicopter Safety Landing Zone
  • Incident Command Systems
  • Leadership I
  • Leadership II
  • NFPA 1006 General Requirements Rescue Technician
  • NFPA 1006 Surface Water
  • NFPA 1006 Vehicle & Machinery
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800
  • PA Emergency Medical Technician
  • PA Vehicle Rescue Technician
  • Rapid Intervention Team Training
  • Structural Collapse Rescue Awareness

Tim Doty

Tim is a New York State transplant who got started in Fire/Rescue shortly after the events of 9/11. While still in NY he helped start, and then was the commanding officer of, the Broome County Water Rescue Dive Response Team, providing SCUBA, Swiftwater, and Ice Rescue services.

In addition to being a certified PA Fish & Boat Commission Instructor he is also a SCUBA Instructor with the Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI). He was a NY Peace Officer before moving to PA and has served in various leadership positions in the Fire Service.

Tim has an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice, a Bachelors in Information Systems, and will finish his Masters in Business Administration in 2019.

Certifications and Training

PA Fish & Boat Commission Instructor
  • Water Rescue for the First Responder
  • Water Rescue & Emergency Response
  • Emergency Boat Operations & Rescue
  • Advanced Line Systems Rescue

PADI Instructor
  • Search & Recovery Instructor
  • Full Facemask Instructor
  • Dry Suit Instructor
  • Rescue Diver Instructor
  • Public Safety Diver Instructor
  • NY Rescue Technician
  • NY Incident Safety Officer
  • NY Fire Officer I
  • LGS Swiftwater Surface Rescue
  • Rescue 3 Swiftwater Technician
  • NY Ice Rescue
  • BMRT Rope Rescue Technician
  • DRI Dive Rescue II
  • Rapid Intervention Teams
  • ICS 100, 200, 300, 400, 523, 700

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