I have taught Military, law enforcement officers andcitizens since 2000. I am a member of the Pottawatomie County Sheriff Department and a former member of the Oklahoma County Tactical Team. Where I was blessed to train and operate under some of the finest tactical team members in the world.
I am certified as a Firearms Instructor by the FLETC (federal), CLEET (state) and NRA Law Enforcement for Handgun, Shotgun, Patrol Rifle, Long Range Rifle (sniper) and Select Fire (sub-gun), I am a Less-Lethal Instructor for Safariland and Armor for a wide range of weapon systems.
Currently and for the last 4 years have been on contract with US Customs and Border Protection Office of Air and Marine. Primary instructor for Standardized Tactical Aviation Training (STAT) at the National Air Training Center Oklahoma City.Develop new training curriculum for tactics, hand gun and rifle Conduct all advanced live fire and weapons handling instruction for CBP on a national level.
Spend 2 years as the lead instructor at the United States Shooting Academy and Director for the Protective Operations Group.
4 years as a defense contractor working overseas with the private security firm Blackwater.
8 years active duty in the United States Marine Corps served within the Infantry, EOD, and Force reconnaissance communities; operationally
deployed throughout South America, South Pacific and the Middle-East.
OBN Agent, certified as a Firearms Instructor, CLEET (state) and NRA Law Enforcement for Handgun, Shotgun, Patrol Rifle, Long Range Rifle (sniper) and Select Fire (sub-gun), Rangemaster Armor for a wide range of weapon systems.
Staff Sergeant, MPD. Full-Time Instructor Former Undersheriff Okfuskee County 17 year, LEO. 15 year SWAT Senior Team Member OCSO Tactical Unit
Firearms Instructor (CLEET, Rangemaster, USSA) Long Range Rifle Instructor Patrol Rifle Instructor OCSO SWAT School Instructor Defensive Tactics Instructor (CLEET, Krav Maga, Royce Gracie, Monadnock, Maryland Police And Corrections Training Commission) Less-Lethal Instructor (ASP, Monadnock, Taser, Kubaton) Chemical Agent Instructor (Safariland, ALS, CTS) Edged Weapon Instructor (Valencia Lameco) ALERRT Instructor LEDT Instructor Oklahoma SDA Instructor Owner, Triple Crown Holsters 2011 National Champions, US SWAT Nationals 2007 Governors 20, 2007 Oklahoma PPC Team Champion, Active USPSA Competitor
Over 3000 hours training in areas pertaining to Use Of Force, Tactics, Weapons
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Realistic and challenging courses are offered for
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