Prior to that, as an employee of the Federal Government, I served as the Branch Chief and Lead Instructor for the Firearms division with the Federal Air Marshal Service and was a Senior Instructor at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC).
I have extensive formal training and experience in all phases of military and law enforcement training and am a highly sought after tactical and competitive trainer, and a high level performer on the competition handgun circuit.
Currently a nationally-ranked competitor on the practical handgun competition circuit and a sponsored shooter with Team Wilson Combat, I have authored/produced instructional books, and DVD’s, and developed hundreds of lesson plans specifically related to basic and advanced firearms training.
As a local law enforcement officer with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department and the Knoxville Police Department, I worked in corrections, patrol, and with the Organized Crime division and am the recipient of numerous awards and honors in the law enforcement community, and as a semi-professional sponsored shooter with Team Wilson Combat.
My shooting accomplishments are as follows: