Instructors

Kris Jacob

Kris started teaching pistol, rifle, and shotgun classes in 2008. Since then he's managed a team of instructors who taught more than 1,700 courses in California and Nevada last year. 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. 

Matt Willette

Matt Willette is US Army veteran with ten years 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.

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.

Dave Osowski

Dave is a retired peace officer with 35 years experience in law enforcement and private security. He has P.O.S.T. certifications as a peace officer, Firearms instructor, and P.O.S.T Instructor Development. He has conducted training for individual and multi-agency academies including officer safety survival, patrol procedures, weapons & tactics, active shooter response, critical incident response and asset protection.

Bill Banner

Bill served two combat tours in Afghanistan with the Marine Corps before becoming an instructor at the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center. He taught Scout Sniper Courses and Wilderness Survival Courses to Marines, other U.S. Military Branches, Foreign Military Units, and Local Law Enforcement. The courses included High Angle Marksmanship, Survival, Tracking, Mountaineering, and Mission Planning. Bill has training and certifications in Winter Warfare (Norwegian Allied Officers Course), Mountain Scout Sniper, Reno SWAT Sniper Course, Arctic Survival Training, and The Green Side Training for Combat Trackers. 

Cara Lawler

Cara is a Bullseye Nevada trained 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.