Our Mission

Bullseye Nevada is a premier security training center and adventure outfit serving Western Nevada and Northern California. Our primary focus is the advancement of eduction in the personal security marketplace for civilians, security contractors, military members transitioning to civilian security roles and law enforcement professionals advancing their skills.

Our Staff

Kris Jacob

Kris is the co-owner of Bullseye Nevada, and our senior pistol instructor. He started teaching pistol, rifle, and shotgun classes in 2008, and founded Bullseye Nevada in 2009. Since then he's managed a team of instructors with civilian, military and police backgrounds who teach everything from trauma medicine to long range precision rifle.  

 

Kris holds certifications from Front Sight, SEALFit Academy, Haley Strategic, Team Three Tactical, TSG Ed Santos low light combatives, and HITT Industries Tactical Medicine. He is also an NRA Handgun Instructor and a State of Nevada Certified CCW instructor. Kris holds a 1911 armorers certification from John Jardine (pistolsmith guild), and a Glock armorer certification from Glock Professional.

Josh Perry

Josh is a Deputy Sheriff in California with 10 years’ experience. He worked in patrol, OHV patrol, narcotics, and grant writing. He was also a law enforcement firearms instructor and armorer, and is a California POST-certified rifle instructor, Glock armorer, and Sig Sauer armorer. Josh has been active in the competitive shooting sports for over five years, attending hundreds of local, state and nationals matches with respectable finishes. In 2014, Josh was the Idaho State Section USPSA Limited 10 Champion.

Brett Black

Brett is an active duty Marine. In 2014, he deployed as an automatic rifleman in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, where he was awarded the Combat Action Ribbon. Upon his return, he attended the Marine Corps Combat Instructor school where he was certified to teach marksmanship with the M4 and service pistol, tactics, CQB, and ballistics. He attended the Foreign Weapons Instructor Course and the Marine Corps Combat Marksmanship Coach course. Brett is currently stationed at the Mountain Warfare Training Center as an instructor.

Matt Willette

Matt Willette is US Army veteran with ten years of law enforcement experience and ten years in the private defense market. He served in a variety of leadership assignments including SWAT, Narcotics, Gang Investigations, FTO, and is a current sworn reserve police sergeant. Matt is an Advanced Level EMT, Tactical Combat Casualty Care Instructor, Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Saver Instructor, and Tactical Life-Saver Instructor. He is also a Tactical Handgun Instructor, Sig Sauer Armorer, Specialized and Forced Entry Breaching Instructor, Live Fire Shoot house Instructor, and FBI trained Long Range Precision instructor.

Ira

Ira did two tours in Iraq as a Marine Staff Sergeant and crew served weapons instructor. He is a NRA pistol instructor with SWAT certification from Fox Valley Technical College and active shooter response training from Alice Institute. Ira is an active law enforcement officer, Field Training Officer, Range Officer, and Department Firearms Instructor.

Cara Lawler

Cara is the co-owner of Bullseye Nevada and our business manager.  She is also a  handgun instructor who completed pistol training with Team 3 Tactical, instructor certification with the NRA, and Tactical Medical training with HITT industries. She is a certified Glock Armorer. Cara specializes in teaching new shooters and women.