Ed Madden

TSL Trainer since 2012

Firefighter from 2008 – Present

From Killeen, TX (Fort Hood)

Lives in Greenville, TX

Training Philosophy: “Build Skyscrapers: Teach and train members with the basics of rescue, the nuts and bolts, to help them build the foundation of the rescue world. Then start to teach members how to think outside the box and start adding levels/stories to the foundation of the skyscraper. The sky is the limit!”

Notable Experience: B.S. degree in Exercise and Sports Science with a minor in Special Education. Member of Dallas Fire-Rescue Urban Search and Rescue Team. Member of Texas Task Force II.


  • Rope Rescue Operations
  • Wide Area Search Operation
  • Structural Collapse Operations
  • Confined Space Operations
  • Heavy Rescue and Extrication Operations
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