NRA Endowment Life Member. Defender of Freedom Award 2016.
2nd Amendment Foundation. Life member
Over 900 hours of formal firearms training and use of force training.
Approximately 350 hours of instructor development training.
Rangemaster Certified Master Firearms Instructor
Rangemaster Certified Defensive Shotgun Instructor
Deadly Force Instructor: Massad Ayoob Group certified.
NRA Certified Advanced Pistol Instructor
North Carolina Concealed Carry Handgun Instructor
Law of Self Defense Instructor - certified LOSD/Andrew Branca
Instructor: NRA Personal Protection In The Home
Instructor: NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home
Instructor: NRA Basic Pistol
Instructor: NRA Refuse to be a Victim
NRA Certified Range Safety Officer
Courses and Training Activities:
2021: Rangemaster Defensive Shotgun Instructor Development Course. 3 days.
2021: Deadly Force Instructor. Massad Ayoob Group. 5 days.
2021: Rangemaster Instructor Reunion. 2 days.
2021: Rangemaster Tactical Conference. 3 days.
2020: Law of Self Defense Instructor (online). Law of Self Defense - Andrew Branca
2020: Rangemaster Master Instructor Development Course. Certified. 3-days
2019: Red Dot Pistol. Modern Samurai Project. 1 day.
2019: 3-Day Advanced Pistol Course: Langdon Tactical. Ernest Langdon. 3 days.
2019: Rangemaster Tactical Conference. 3 days.
2019: Red Dot Pistol. Sig Sauer Academy. 1 day
2019: Unthinkable. April Risk Consulting. Williams April (RIP). 1 day.
2018: Kinetic Combative Handgun: Handgun Combatives. Dave Spaulding. 2 days.
2018: Rogers Shooting School. Advanced Pistol Course. Bill Rogers. 5 days.
2018: Rangemaster Instructor Reunion 2 days. Tom Givens, L Weems, J Hearn, J Murphy, J Correia,
2018: Long Range Pistol Shooting. Sig Sauer Academy. 1 day.
2018: Steel Frenzy. Sig Sauer Academy. 1 day.
2018: Rangemaster Tactical Conference. 3 days.
2017: Advanced Pistol Course. 1 Day. Defense Training International: John Farnam.
2017: Tactical Treatment of Gunshot Wounds. 1 day. Defense Training International: John Farnam.
2017: Rangemaster Advanced Instructor Course: 2 days. Tom Givens. Advanced Rating.
2017: Vehicle Combatives. HandgunCombatives. Dave Spaulding. 2 days.
2017: Rangemaster Advanced 3-day Pistol Course with Vehicle Module. Tom Givens. 3-Days.
2017: Rangemaster Tactical Conference -3 days.
2017: Establishing a Dominance Paradigm. Tom Givens/Craig Douglas/William April. 3 days.
2016: Extreme Close Quarters Concepts: Craig Douglas/Southnarc. 3 days.
2016: Target Focused Training: Surviving the Most Critical 5-Seconds of Your Life: Intensive 2-day course
2016: Defensive Handgun Skills (104 Pistol). Sig Sauer Academy. 2 Nights.
2016: Armed Movement In Structures:(Force-on-force). Shivworks/Southnarc. 2 days.
2016: Rangemaster Instructor Development Course – Tom Givens. 3 Days.
Recognized for Excellence – Top 3 overall score.
2015: Larry Vickers: 1-Day Carbine course.
2015: The Law of Deadly Force. Andrew Branca. Live course and online course certification
2015: Bullets and Vehicles. Sig Sauer Academy
2015: Tactical Decision Making with CAPS. Sig Sauer Academy
2015: Larry Vickers 2-Day Advanced Pistol Course
2015: Critical Space Combative Pistol. Handgun Combatives – Dave Spaulding. 2 days
2014: Advanced Situational Combative Pistol. Handgun Combatives – Dave Spaulding. 2 days
2014: Counter Ambush Training Course. Certification, I.C.E. Training – Rob Pincus.
2014: Gunsite 250 Pistol, Gunsite Academy, Marksman One grade. 5 days
2013: Laws Governing Concealed Carry and the Use of Deadly Force, North Carolina Justice Academy
2013: NRA Advanced Personal Protection Outside the Home Instructor Development. First Shot – Walkertown, NC. 2 Days
2013: NRA Advanced Personal Protection Outside the Home. First Shot – Walkertown, NC. 2 Days
2013: Reflective Reactive Pistol Training course, Troysgate Inc.
2013: Intermediate Competitive Skills Development, Sig Sauer Academy
2012: MAG-40, Armed Citizens Rules of Engagement, Massad Ayoob. 4 Days.
Elected team captain. Recognized for Top-5 marksmanship score (296/300) on qualification course.
2012: Edged Weapons, Springs Road Gun Club
2012: NRA First Steps, Springs Road Gun Club
2011: Tactical Handgun 1, Troysgate Inc.
2010: Tactical Handgun, Springs Road Gun Club
Additional Training: Shotokan Karate-Black Belt. Extensive training in North American Full-contact Kickboxing. Several belts in Aikido.
MD- Radiologist with extensive knowledge of human anatomy.