Eric Lancaster is an EMS Captain and Field Training Officer living in New Braunfels, Texas. Eric believes that saving lives is not strictly the domain of medical professionals and that everyone can be a hero with training and confidence. The ability to take charge in a crisis, stop bleeding, and triage patients can change a life forever.
Eric is originally from Nebraska but spent his formative years in Colorado. Eric has a B.S. in Kinesiology with a minor in Anatomy and Neurobiology from Colorado State University as well as a B.S. in Fire Science from the University of Maryland. Eric is an ICS 300/400 instructor and has completed the FEMA Professional Development Series of Emergency Management courses. Eric started in EMS in 2001 as a volunteer firefighter in Colorado and then moved to Prince George's County, Maryland where he was a Firefighter/EMT. He has served as a paramedic in Central Texas since 2006 and has been an instructor and FTO since 2016.
Eric is a proud father of three girls and husband to Jessica Lancaster of seven years. He loves to run and explore trails, smoke meat in his backyard on a hot day, and travel with his family.