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  • Zach Talstein Zach Talstein

Talstein, Zachary

  • Title: Coordinator, Lifeguards and Safety Program
  • Phone: (614) 688-1058
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Education: Bachelor of Science, The Ohio State University

Professional Certifications: Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, Water Safety Instructor Trainer, Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor, Lifeguarding, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid; American Red Cross; Open Water Diver; PADI, Certified Pool Operator; NSPF

Professional Experience: Five Years, American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor; 3 Years, Learn-to-Swim and Safety Programs Coordinator – The Department of Recreational Sports, The Ohio State University.

Job Responsibilities: Oversee and instruct all safety trainings for the Department of Recreational Sports and the outreach program for the Greater Columbus community. Hire, train and certify Lifeguard Instructors and Water Safety Instructors for Safety Trainings and Swim Lessons.  Maintain certification records for all department staff.

Time at Ohio State: Since September 2008.

Hometown: Warren, Ohio