In this weeks Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes David B Rutherford.  David is a retired Navy Seal and a motivational speaker. David’s Froglogic Concept teaches everyone to embrace Fear.  His energy is electric in all of his endeavors. 


In this show Ryan and David talk about:


  • FrogLogic
  • Earning your spot everyday
  • Embracing Fear
  • Learning from Failure
  • Davids past experiences that lead to FrogLogic 




Froglogic Concepts, LLC. was created by Navy SEAL David Rutherford in 2006. David and his teammates at Team Froglogic hope to bring a fresh approach to the world of motivational speaking, corporate team building, self-help books, and inspirational videos. He is determined to entertain, inspire and help people around the world by supplying powerful motivational training programs and content. As one of the best motivational entertainment company’s in the industry, David and his elite squad offer to motivate you and your team through a variety of media outlets and retail options.

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_036_Embrace_Fear_with_Froglogic_.mp3
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The first episode of Firefighter Friday with a vist from Vent Enter Search's own Jimm Walsh

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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington welcomes in a group of fire officer, firefighters, and chief officers from the New York and New Jersey area.  Listen in as the group talks about:


  • Cyanide and Co Exposure
  • Your Fire Service Draft Card
  • Hands on Training 
  • Bridging the gap between book learning and street learning 



It was an honor to record with this group of fire service leaders:  


John Hayowyk Jr


John Hayowyk Jr. has over 20 years in the fire service.  He is currently a Lieutenant for the City of Passaic FD in NJ (Ladder 1).  John is also a NJ Certified Level 2 Fire Service Instructor and teaches at Passaic & Sussex County Public Safety Academies.  He also heads up of the Training Division for the Roxbury Twp. Volunteer Fire Dept and  is an active Fire Inspector & Arson Investigator and also maintains his EMT certification.


Robert Fling


Robert has over 17 years in the fire service and is currently Assistant  Chief with the Dix Hills Fire Department, Long Island, NY.  Robert is passionate about the fundamentals of firefighting and the important role they play in building our future firefighters and leaders.


John Dixon



John is a career Lieutenant with the Teaneck Fire Dept (NJ) and has over 16 years in the fire service.  John has a passion for the fire service and for training , mentoring and inspiring up and coming officers.  He also serves as an Instructor with the Bergen  County Fire Academy(NJ).

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_035_Table_talk_at_Dix_HIlls_Fire_Dept._.mp3
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In this weeks episode of Jumpseat Radio host Ryan Pennington interviews Dan Kerrigan.  Dan had written a spot on article on Fire Engineering Blog Community titled  Renewing the Fire Service, Tradition Starts with YOU. In this interview he shares views and opinions of what he sees during everyday operations of fire departments.  Needless to say the article was a direct hit! 


In this interview Ryan and Dan Discuss:


  • Fire Service than and now 
  • Taking care of our own 
  • Wearing your Seatbelt 
  • Throwing Ladders
  • Jumpseat Ready 
  • Getting off the Couch




Dan’s Bio:


Dan Kerrigan is a 28 year veteran of the fire service, serving in positions from Firefighter through Deputy Fire Chief. His tenure includes time in volunteer, combination and career organizations of varying size and complexity, and it includes significant experience in operations, administration, risk reduction, health and wellness, emergency management, research, training, and professional development.



Currently Assistant Fire Marshal/Deputy Emergency Mgmt. Coordinator (rank equivalent Asst. Chief) for East Whiteland Township, he is also active in a number of organizations including the Southeastern PA Regional Fire Task Force, where he serves as an Operations Deputy Leader for the Chester County Fire Task Force.

Direct download: Jumpseat_Radio_034_Traditions_Starts_with_You_with_Dan_Kerrigan.mp3
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