EMTS Faculty

Thomas A Cellio II Program Administrator & Managing Director

Paramedic for 23 years of EMS experience ranging from 911 communication, field 911 EMS, operational management and education. Certified TxDSHS EMS instructor/coordinator for 23 years. Managing Director with EMTS since 1996.

Ken Sherman, MD Program Medical Director

Over 32 years practicing physician of which over 25 years in emergency medicine in addition to hyperbaric and toxicology. Medical Director for EMS systems and continuing education.

Chris Cothes Advance Level Course Coordinator

EMT-P Over 28 years EMS/Fire active experience. EMS instructor/coordinator for over 25 years. Over 20 years’ experience as a medical control senior administrator to over 10 EMS systems. Currently; paramedic, fire fighter, battalion chief, PHTLS state faculty.

Joseph Arhens EMT- Basic Lead Instructor

Joseph Ahrens has become a specialist in delivering the EMT-Basic program. He has taught the program for over 18 years in the Metroplex. Joseph has obtained a pass rate among the highest in the state.

Rose Flores EMTS Office Manager & EMS Clinical Coordinator

EMTS office manager and program secretary since 2008.

Nicole Roberts Advance Level Program Director

Graduate of Texas Tech Health Sciences Center with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing.  Graduate of EMTS paramedic program.  Has experience in both direct patient care (ED and Trauma ICU Level 1 Trauma Center) and education for the past six years.

Larry Martin Advance Level Lead Instructor

Over 25 years EMS/Fire experience. EMS instructor/coordinator for over 19 years.