Dr Daniel Miller | Instructor
Dan met Paul volunteering with Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team in 2015 and has recently started working with RNE. He is a DEFRA swift-water rescue technician, BORDA off road driver and continues to develop his skills in search, rope rescue and winter mountaineering.
In 2017 he took over as medical lead and is responsible for training and education, quality improvement, inventory, scope of practice and CPD for the team. He teaches and examines on the casualty care course and teaches on the extended skills casualty care course.
Dan’s day job is an anaesthesia and intensive care doctor working in hospitals throughout the region. He has a PGCert Med Ed, is enthusiastic about teaching and has regular teaching responsibilities for allied healthcare professionals.
Sean Martin Instructor
Sean has been involved in the rescue sector since 2016 where he joined South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade as a Search and Rescue team member. Whilst working with the team, he completed the HM Coastguard Water Rescue Instructor course and became lead for water rescue. Sean has completed various courses involving Rope Rescue Technician, High Risk Confined Space and Rescue, Working at Height, First Responder Emergency Care L3 and RYA Powerboat L2 . He now volunteers his time with HM Coastguard working alongside with various agencies along the coastline. Sean has taught in the outdoor sector since 2014 to a wide range of clients in a variety of disciplines. His feedback from clients show the passion and drive he has for his line of work.
Outside of work Sean is a very keen and active outdoor enthusiast who enjoys rock climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking and paddle-boarding. In his spare time you can often find him in the lake district or at a local crag.