No one is better qualified than MICHAEL T. MARTINO to write a history of the San Diego Lifeguard Service. He has served in every capacity as a lifeguard with California State Parks (CSP), including seasonal lifeguard, lifeguard peace officer, lifeguard supervisor, Public Safety Superintendent, and finally Aquatic Specialist, which is the Chief Lifeguard in the state park system. He served as chair of the SDR-ALERT (San Diego Regional- Aquatic Lifesaving Emergency Response Taskforce). Michael is also a skilled writer. He taught English in San Diego high schools while working seasonally as a lifeguard. He has a Master’s Degree in Rhetoric and the Teaching of Writing and was a report-writing instructor at the CSP’s Peace Officer Academy for over 10 years. This is his third published book.
This compelling, comprehensive, and very readable history of lifeguards along the San Diego Coast follows the evolution and acceptance of the need for public safety and the development of agencies …$ 19.95 Add to cart