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Date: December 14

Time: 10am ET/7 am PT to 6 pm ET/3 pm PT


8 Contact Hours/0.8 CEUs

The overall goal for this course is the standardization of sport and special event evacuation training for all sport venues. This will provide foundational knowledge and principles in sport and special event evacuation management. Furthermore, course outcomes will include take aways for venues and the jurisdictions plans and policies specific to their respective sport venues as well as proven method in crowd management analysis. This course is applicable to all sport venues in North America, regardless of size of sport venue capacity.


Course learning objectives address the Core Capability – Prevention, Protection, Mitigation, and Response. Risk Analysis to develop capabilities of multidisciplinary teams involved in sports security management to perform these critical tasks: 1) develop awareness of human-made, technological and natural incidents; 2) conduct threat/risk analysis, site surveys, and assess site impact; and 3) support regional and state prevention activities of potential hazards to sport and special events.


Some of the topics covered include:

  • Basic ICS Organization
  • Evacuation Planning
  • ConOps
  • Evacuation Plan Development, Training, and Exercises


Instructor: Dan DeMott

Dan is a retired US Army Veteran, who owns and operates DC Consults which is designated as Service Disable Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). During Dan’s military career as a Bomb Technician, he has responded to terrorist and explosive threat throughout the world. He served on technical team for the US Secret Service for the protection of the President of the United States, Foreign Dignitaries, and National Events of Significance such as the Olympics and other World Sporting Events.

After his retirement Dan found himself drawn to the profession of Emergency Management, in which he served as Iowa Region One Homeland Security Chair, Homeland Security Advisor, and Director of Emergency Management for two Counties. Dan served as a training specialist during his military career when he was asked to take a position at Texas A&M Engineering Extension (TEEX) to develop Multi Agency Coordination Center training, Emergency Operation Planning and Exercises, and Incident Management field operations training nationally. Dan left TEEX to take a position as the Associate Director at National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4), directing the National Sports Security Lab. He was also responsible for implementing and instructing a newly developed course named Hacking for Defense (H4D), for the University of Southern Mississippi.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from Buena Vista University in Business and Psychology

  • Developed Training for Interpol for Nations Hosting Internal Sporting Events
  • Developed the Emergency Operations Planning and Exercise Course
  • Developed for the State of Texas Senior Elected Officials Emergency Operations Course
  • Develop Sports and Special Events Risk Assessment Course
  • Developed Sports Venue Evacuation Course
  • Developed Sports and Special Events Incident Management Course
  • Developed and conducted a National Capability Assessment for the Department of Defense for the office of Domestic Preparedness Security Initiative.
  • Deployed to Florida, Maryland, and Tennessee to serve as a Subject Matter Expert in support of the COVID-19 response and recovery efforts since March of 2021
  • Deployed to Florida for Hurricane Ian, to serve as a planning chief to conduct 4200 damage assessments for the citizens of Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Island.


Sports Venue Evacuation Training

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