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Pete DeQuincy

Pete DeQuincy

Pete DeQuincy is the aquatics manager at the East Bay Regional Park District in Oakland, Calif. He is an American Red Cross instructor trainer in water safety, lifeguarding and emergency medical response. He was recently selected to be an American Red Cross instructor trainer educator in water safety and lifeguarding. YouTube

Pete DeQuincy's Posts

Extrication Revisited: Take a New Approach to this All-Important Lifeguarding Skill Extrication Revisited: Take a New Approach to this All-Important Lifeguarding Skill

When it comes to rescuing unconscious, non-spinal victims, adaptability is key Read more

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Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill Changing Up a Classic Lifeguard Drill

Variations on the 60-Second Drill keep lifeguards on their toes Read more

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In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing In Lifeguarding, Scanning isn't Always Seeing

How to develop the ‘Vigilance Voice’ and ‘Big Eye’ to keep a more effective watch on patrons Read more

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What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen What You Need To Know About Emergency Oxygen

Lifesavers columnist takes the confusion out of adopting emergency oxygen protocols so you can breathe easy. Read more

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Good Lifeguard,  Good Victim Good Lifeguard, Good Victim

Do’s and don’ts of being a lifeguard and victim during in-service training Read more

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