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Dan Strack

Dan Strack

San Antonio Fire Department


Personal Information

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School: University of Illinois

Major: Economics

Years at College Works: 2003

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: San Antonio Fire Department

Title: Firefighter

Industry: Public Safety

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Firefighter for SAFD

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Becoming a member of the San Antonio Fire Department

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

CWP allowed me to grow as a person by experiencing real world adversity, hardship and success.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

I did a 180 with my career. CWP gave me a solid foundation in hard work.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Problems will arise no matter how much you plan and prepare, how you deal with them is how you will be defined.


What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Hard work before summer, makes your summer that much easier.

Last words of wisdom

Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face

Dan Strack