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Exceptional Instruction in Life Safety

Find a course near you!

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Water

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Rope

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Confined Space

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Boat

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Ice

Instructors

We only use the best professionals

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Vince Moffit

Owner/Operator

Vince Moffit founded Arroyo Rescue in 1997.  He is a philanthropist, volunteer, former director of operation at Team Rubicon, and retired Battalion Chief with the Farmington FD.  In his free time, he is an avid outdoor enthusiast.  He is an instructor trainer, and the regional director for Rescue 3 International. He also owns Basin Home Health Care

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Aaron Kent

Director of Operations

Aaron Kent joined Arroyo in 2015 as the director of operations.  He is an instructor trainer in Rope, Water, Confined Space, and Ice Rescue and Wilderness Medicine.  He comes from non-profit disaster response, and he is adjunct faculty at several colleges around the US.  He also teaches in Central America and Southeast Asia.  He is a volunteer with La Plata County SAR, and a Firefighter/EMT with Durango Fire Protection District.  In addition, he owns Four Corners Specialty Rescue.  

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Tom Anderson

Rope/Confined Space

Tom Anderson is a captain with Farmington Fire, and an Instructor Trainer with Rescue 3.  Tom is an avid hunter, and adjunct instructor and San Juan Community College.

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KC Bess

Water/Rope/Ice/Boat

KC Bess is a veteran raft guide, and is an instructor trainer in water, rope, ice, and boat rescue.  He lives in Jackson Hole, and owns Black Fox Rescue, a Rescue 3 affiliate

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Andrew Saunders

Water/Rope/Ice

Andrew Saunders is an Associate Professor at Union College's International Rescue & Relief program.  He is a Rope and Water instructor.  He leads public health clinical education in Nicaragua, Malawi, and Alaska. He owns Viking Rescue Training. 

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Brent Dubois

Water/Rope/Boat

Brent Dubois is a Rescue 3 instructor based in Redding CA.  

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Josh Raugh

Rope/Confined Space

Josh works with Lenexa Fire in Kansas, and is a Rope and Confined Space instructor.  

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Shadd Rowher

Emeritus

Our brother Shadd passed away in 2017 after a long battle with cancer that was ruled a line of duty death.  He is missed, and we dedicate all of our class work to his memory.  If you are in Farmington, we encourage you to stop by his memorial in Animas River Whitewater Park.  

CONTACT US

Over the phone or online

If you are looking for more information, contact us at one of the following options. 

Aaron@ArroyoRescue.com

(970) 880-4853

1450 Vista Hermosa Dr.

Farmington NM, 87401

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