University of Utah Firearms Instructor, 2009-2019
-Pistol Marksmanship Instructor, PRTL 1160, 3 1/2 years
-Rifle Marksmanship Lead Instructor, PRTL 1161, 5 years
Private Firearms Classes 2009-Current
-Utah Concealed Firearm Permit classes
-Beginner to advanced Rifle and Pistol classes geared to each student. For individuals, couples, youth, women only classes or any small groups
-Long distance rifle
-Carbine (short distance-semi auto rifle)
Match Director of Utah Shootouts - Long distance practical precision shooting competitions 2008 – 2015
-Designed, oversaw set up and safely managed 65 long distance practical precision shooting competitions. Carbine and pistol stages included.
-Led Six Utah State Sniper Shoots
-Up to 56 shooters from up to eight states competing at a time
-Utah Shootouts challenged some of the best competitors in the Western States while still accommodating less experienced shooters
-Visit YouTube “desertratdad” to see the action
Utah County Metro S.W.A.T., Volunteer
-Designed courses of fire and run Officers through for their training. Mostly on the computerized target system.
Utah Shooting Sports Council
-Provided education and outreach at the USSC tables at various gun shows since 2009
-Range officer or finger print taker 6 times at the USSC, Safe to Learn, Safe to Teach, free Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Classes for Teachers and other school employees.
Utah Gun Exchange
-Helped with finger printing at all their free Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Classes for all School Employees and Students.
-Taught firearms classes for their NRA Week at both Lehi and Farmington Stores
North Springs Shooting Range
-In 11 years, with over 10,000 documented hours and using the money taken in from match fees (documented over $30,000) I developed and built two new shooting venues, “Over the Edge” and “Along the Ridge”. These two venues still utilize most of the 150 targets with stands I developed and built for the North Springs Shooting Range. I also did troubleshooting and software upkeep for the NSSR computerized target system. Also helped with other shooting competitions there.
Other organizations Volunteered for as a Range Officer, Safety Officer, Spotter, Score Keeper, or Instructor
-Rocky Mountain Precision Rifle Series
-Quiet Riot of the National Precision Rifle Series
-.22 rim fire Marksmanship Challenge
-Mule Deer Foundation
-Utah Defensive Pistol League
-Utah Precision Marksmanship Society
-Cedar Valley 3 Gun
-Utah Republican Party (I would have done it for the Democrats too).
-Salt Lake County Corporate Games
-U of U College Republicans
-Primary Childrens Hospital sponsored a child safety program of giving away lock boxes, the size to hold a hand gun. We instructed people on how to use them.
International Defensive Pistol Association, 2004
National Rifle Association, 2009
-Range Safety Officer.
-Pistol Coach - Level 1 (2019).
2009 Utah Concealed Firearm Permit
2012 Utah Precision Marksmanship Society
-Range Safety Officer.
Live Firearms Classes Taken
-5 NRA Instructor Classes
-4 Classes from Law Enforcement Instructors
-4 Classes from US Olympic Shooting Team Member and Marine Corps Sniper School Rifle Instructor
-25 days range shooting instruction by US Army Sniper
Competitor in major regional shooting competitions starting in 2001