Superior Fire & Emergency Response Training, LLC is a progressive company whose main goal is to train and educate the future of the Fire and Emergency Service Community.

 

We have compiled some of the best instructors with an innovative approach to all areas of emergency services. The fundamentals of firefighter training are essential in today’s fire service. As firefighters ourselves, we recognize the value of proficiency on the scene of an emergency or disaster and how important it is to maintain sharp keen skills.

Whether students choose a subject-specific seminar or hands-on training, our company will ensure the highest level of training. Superior Fire & Emergency Response Training, LLC is committed to enhancing the abilities of your firefighters so that they can get the job done in a safe and efficient manner.

The mission of Superior Fire and Emergency Response Training, LLC is to teach “beyond the book” and provide knowledge and skills that will enhance your safety, efficiency, and knowledge as a firefighter. Our goal is to provide “real-world” tips and techniques gained from experience at fires.

OUR TEAM

BC Robert Seeburger

Co Owner / Instructor

BC Robert Seeburger Jr. has been involved with the Fire Service for over 28 years. Rob is an active career Battalion Fire Chief for a major urban fire department in Hudson County. Throughout his career he has been assigned to Engine, Truck and Rescue Companies. Robert is currently the Special Operations Chief for his Department and oversees all special operations companies. Prior to his assignment Robert was a tour commander for 5 years. He is a New Jersey Level 1 instructor, Fire Investigator and UASI Task Force Member.
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Capt Bob Disbrow

Co Owner / Instructor

Robert Disbrow Jr. IAAI-CFI has been involved with the Fire Service for 30 years including Career, Volunteer, and Federal Departments. Bob is an active career Fire Captain in an urban city fire department based in Hudson County New Jersey. Bob holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science and is a New Jersey Level 2 Fire Instructor, Fire Inspector & Fire Officer 2. He has extensive experience in Fire Investigations, Engine Company Operations, Rescue Company Operations and Special Operations. Bob has published four Fire Investigation articles on firehouse.com and actively instructs throughout New Jersey teaching Fire Service topics. Bob is a District Fire Warden for the New Jersey Forest Fire Service and also serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Fire Science program at Middlesex County College.

Lt. John Drew

Instructor

John Drew graduated from John Jay University with a Bachelors Degree in Fire Service Administration. He has worked for the New York City Fire Department for the past 17 years. John started his career as a firefighter in Brooklyn, and was then transferred to one of the busiest truck companies in the department. He gained a tremendous amount of experience working in this company and it inspired him to further his career. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2010, and became part of The Special Operations Command in 2012. For the past 3 years he has been assigned as an officer in Squad 270 in South Queens. John is also a certified Fire Instructor II. He frequently teaches at the Technical Rescue School on Randall’s Island. With John’s many years of experience and respect for the job he enjoys teaching other fire fighters and officers different skills to enhance their performance and skills to keep them safe.

Lt.Scott Roland

Instructor

Scott started as a volunteer fireman in 1988 then began his career in 1998 in South Carolina with the North Charleston Fire Department working in the City’s busiest firehouse Engine 2 ladder 2 & Squad 2. He then took a job with the City of Charleston where he was assigned to Engine 3 located on the “East Side ” CFDs busiest area. In 2002 Scott was hired with the City Of New York and assigned to Engine 279 but in 2004 he transferred to Engine 283 one of FDNYs busiest engine companies located in Brownsville Brooklyn. With 29 years in the fire service 19 of which are career Scott’s experience is very diverse in engine and truck tactics he has extensive experience in private dwellings, multiple dwellings, high rise / standpipe buildings and taxpayers.

Thomas Kacsmar

Instructor

Thomas has been involved in the Fire Service for over 7 years including career and volunteer departments. Tom is a career firefighter in an urban city fire department based in Hudson County, New Jersey currently assigned to an engine company. Tom also has experience in emergency medical services, emergency services communications, emergency management, fire inspections and has been a CPR instructor for over 5 years. Tom is also a certified Fire/Arson Investigator . Tom graduated from New Jersey City University with a Bachelor’s of Science in National Security Studies and is currently completing a Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science from NJCU.

Jerry Hayes

Instructor

Jerry is a Level 2 Fire Instructor with the Ocean County Fire Academy and a member of the fire service for over 29 years.
Jerry joined the fire service in 1989 and has served as a volunteer in both Monmouth and Ocean Counties and with the N.J. State Forest Fire service since 1991.
Jerry is a N.J. Licensed Electrician with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and has over 25 years of experience in Industrial Safety and Electrical Hazards.

John Sahatjian

Instructor

John is a Level 2 Fire Instructor with the Middleton Fire Academy and a member of the fire service for almost 20 years. He is a Structural Collapse Tech, Confined space ops, EMT, CPR Instructor and NECI Dispatcher Certifications Instructor ect. 
John joined the fire department as an explorer at the age of 14 and rose through the ranks to Chief of Department Wall Twp for 7 years and now serves as a volunteer in Ocean County, NJ.  
John is the owner of Jersey Shore Emergency Training LLC specializing in Mental Health, Attitude and common sense training. John has also published multiple articles in Fire Engineering Magazine and teaches the Mental Health Seminar for the NJ Division of Fire Safety. 

Chris Barkalow

Instructor

Chris started in the volunteer fire service in 1998 and then began his career in 2004 with the Asbury Park Fire Department. In 2011 Chris was promoted to Captain and assigned to Truck 1. He also serves as one of the departments technical rescue officers as well as Rescue Specialist with NJ Task Force 1. Chris is a NJ Level 2 Instructor and currently teaches at the Monmouth County Fire Academy. He also serves as the Director of Fire Services and Fire Marshal for the Manasquan Fire District #1. 

Paul Mazzeo

Instructor

Paul started in the volunteer fire service in 1991, then in 1997 became a career firefighter with the Southard Fire Department in Howell, NJ.  While at Southard Paul was also assigned as an EMT and Hazardous Materials Technician.  In 2002 Paul switched careers and is currently a Sergeant with the Howell Township Police Department, but still remains an active participant in the fire service as Chief of the Laurelton Fire Company and Team Leader of the Brick Township Technical Rescue Team.

Paul also served as a Rescue Specialist with NJ Task Force 1, and currently holds the position of Rescue Squad Officer.  He is also a Lead Instructor for FEMA’s Structural Collapse Technician course and instructs rescue training through the Rutgers Center for Government Services.

Paul is a Level 2 Fire Instructor through the NJ Division of Fire Safety and instructs a variety of topics such as: hazardous materials, confined space/rope rescue, trench rescue, structural collapse, and incident command related courses.  Paul is also certified as an instructor through the NJ Police Training Commission and an Instructor at the Monmouth County Police Academy.

Paul has an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from Ocean County College and a Master of Administrative Science Degree from Fairleigh Dickenson University.

Dave Bahrenburg

Instructor

Dave has been involved with the fire service for over 33 years. Dave was a career firefighter with the Federal Fire Service retiring in 2015. He has been an active volunteer for the last 33 years holding a Chief Officer rank 7 times. Dave is currently and Assistant Fire Marshal in Brick Twp, NJ. 

He is a certified level 2 Instructor, Fire Inspector, Fire Officer, Fire/Arson Investigator and EMT. 

Dave also serves as a Deputy District Warden for the New Jersey State Forest Fire Service. 

Chief Bahrenburg is considered a subject matter expert in Strategy and Tactics and Engine and Truck company Disciplines. 

Mike Hines

Instructor

Mike Hines has been involved with the Fire Service for over 38 years. Mike works
as a Per Diem Firefighter in Wall Township New Jersey. Mike is also a working
fire inspector for 2 Central Jersey towns. Mike is certified as a level 1 Instructor,
Fire Official, Emergency Medical Technician and Fire/Arson Investigator.

Mike also serves as a District Warden for the New Jersey Forest Fire Service and is
an Instructor for the Colorado Wildfire Academy. Instructor Hines is also a United
States Air Force Veteran. Mike is considered an expert in Wildland Firefighting,
Fire Investigation and Fire Prevention codes & standards.

Superior Fire & Emergency Response Training LLC
Howell, NJ 07731
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BC Robert Seeburger
201-456-4016
Capt. Bob Disbrow
848-992-6460