Firearms Instructor – 2009 - Current

·      University of Utah

o  Instructor for the Pistol Marksmanship Class PRTL 1160 for 14 terms

o  Lead Instructor for Rifle Marksmanship Class PRTL 1161 for the past 18 terms and counting

(Students take these College Courses for 1 ½ credits)

·       Private Rifle and Pistol Classes

o  From beginner to expert

o  Individuals, couples, youth, women only classes or any small group

·      Concealed Firearm Permit Classes

Match Director – 2008 - 2015

·      Utah Shootouts – Match Director of 65 Long Distance Practical Precision Shooting Competitions

(visit desertratdad youtube videos)

o  Designed, set up & safely managed

distances up to 1000 yards

o  Up to 56 shooters from 8 states

o  Including 6 “Utah State Sniper Shoots”

o  Organized up to 24 volunteers to staff these events

o  Developed Courses of Fire to challenge some of the best competitors in the Western States but accommodating the less experienced to be able to earn points too


·       Utah County Metro S.W.A.T.

o  Designed Courses of Fire and run Officers through for their training

·      Utah Shooting Sports Council

o  Educate people at the USSC tables at most gun shows in the last 10 years

o  Range Officer and other help at USSC Safe to Learn, Safe to Teach, free Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Classes for teachers

·      Utah Gun Exchange

§  Helped with all their free Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Classes for School employees and students

·      Cabela’s

§  Taught firearm classes for their NRA Week at both their Lehi and Farmington stores

·      Other Organizations Volunteered for as a Range Officer (run shooters through stages of a match), Spotter calling hits and misses, score keeper or a Instructor

§  Rocky Mountain Precision Rifle Series

§  Quiet Riot of the National Precision Rifle Series

§  .22 rf Marksmanship Challenge

§  Mule Deer Foundation

§  Utah Defensive Pistol League

§  Utah Precision Marksmanship Society

§  University of Utah

§  Utah Republican Party (I would have done it for the Democrats  too)

§  Also built and maintained 150 reactive steel targets with stands for the North Springs Shooting Range and kept their computerized target system running

·     Certifications

§  2009 - National Rifle Association

o  Rifle Instructor

o  Pistol Instructor

o  Range Safety Officer

o  Pistol Coach Level 1 (2019)

§  2004 International Defensive Pistol Association

o  Safety Officer

§  2012 Utah Precision Marksmanship Society

o  Range Safety Officer

§  2009 Utah Concealed Firearm Permit

o  Instructor

·      Live Firearms Classes Taken

§  5 NRA Instructor Training Classes

§  4 Classes from Law Enforcement Instructors

§  4 Classes from US Olympic Shooter and Marine Sniper School Rifle Instructor

§  25  days on the shooting range getting instructed by Army Sniper

·      Competitor in major shooting competitions since 2001