Instructors

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Jackson

Lead Instructor

Jackson has spent over 24 years in law enforcement. Twenty years in specialized units including the US Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force as a member of the high risk warrant entry team. He spent his career working in various Gun, Gang, Drug Task Force, warrant bureau, and was a member of the SRT/Sniper Team. He was a Police Firearms Pistol and Patrol Rifle Instructor, Executive Protection Instructor, and Firearms/Tactics Instructor for the SRT/Sniper team.  Jackson is also certified as an Active Shooter Threat Instructor through the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.  He has assisted the DEA and Homeland Security/FPS on warrant entries and high risk transports, and has worked Government Protection details including working with US Secret Service CAT Team for Presidential Details.  He has trained thousands of LE, military and civilians in various shooting disciplines including long range precision rifle, carbine, shotgun and handgun. He is a Glock and M4 armorer, NYS certified firearms instructor (Top Gun),  FBI carbine instructor ( Top Gun), and FBI trained SWAT officer.  Jackson has been trained and taught by some of the best in the shooting industry, including Sergeant Major Kyle E. Lamb (Viking Tactics – VTAC ), Bob Beck ( MOA Rifles – Extreme Outer limits Long Range Shooting), ballistics expert, ballistician, and long range shooter Bryan Litz ( Applied Ballistics and ballistician for Berger bullets), Larry Vickers (Vickers Tactical) and Kyle Panda Barrington (Sig Academy Executive Protection).

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Paul Danklefsen

Lead Instructor

As a full time member of the shooting sports industry, Paul gets to live his passion of developing shooters on a daily basis. Patient, supportive and understanding, Paul continually refines his instructional methodologies to help improve students performance.  A lifelong learner, he regularly attends trade specific armorer and shooting schools with industry leaders.  He is always looking for that extra piece of information that will help improve his shooter’s performance.  When he isn’t working in the shooting business, Paul is an avid reloader, shooter and competitor.  Paul’s credentials include NRA Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun Instructor as well as NRA Chief Range Officer. He is a Glock and Smith & Wesson certified armorer.  He is our resident precision rifle outfitter, helping students configure and refine their weapons systems. He has trained with Larry Vickers ( Vickers Tactical), and completed multiple longrange rifle courses.  Paul is an avid hand loader specializing in optimizing precision rifle cartridges.  His marksmanship abilities earned him  1st place at the 2016 Carlos Hathcock sniper match in Cherry Ridge, NJ.

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Scotty Bravo

Carbine

Scott is a former United States Marine  Sergeant assigned to a highly schooled special operations capable infantry unit. Scott worked as a designated marksman, urban warfare instructor, platoon sergeant and has been to schools ranging from, but not limiteed to Cold Weather Mountain Warfare to Amphibious Raids/Scout Swimmer/Coxswain school.  Scott was in Iraq multiple times during his deployments seeing combat action in many cities.  He is a veteran of the battle of fallujah where his unit was the main effort of the battle. Scott was ultimately wounded by enemy small arms fire and an enemy hand grenade. Shortly after, Scott left the marines and became a police officer. He is currently a 10 year law enforcement veteran working as an Investigator in a gun, gang and narcotics drug task force. He is also member of the SWAT/Sniper team, and recently trained with Larry Vickers (Vickers Tactical)

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Mike Carter

Long Range / Carbine

Mike, or better known as “Mikey”, was a Sgt in the United States Marine Corps. He is a combat veteran, with multiple deployments in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Most notably the initial ground invasion and the battle of Najaf. During his time in the Marines and now as a civilian, he has attended many training courses ranging from CQB and Combat Lifesaver to Precision Rifle and Ballistics. Mike is extremely dedicated to shooting, always training to further his skill set so that he may pass that knowledge onto others.

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Danielle aka Mrs Jackson

Office Manager

Danielle works in the medical industry and currently runs our office operations, and registrations. She was one of our first students and is an excellent marksman. She is readily capable of hitting 1000 yards, and has scored a perfect cold bore X-bullseye at over 700 yards. She is an avid single action revolver shooter, and recently got hooked on carbine shooting. Danielle is trying to best her 3.16 second time in the 1-5 drill, and hopes to break 3.0 seconds in the new year.

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Trevor aka “Bunz”

Long Range / PRS Instructor

Bunz is one of our Long Range instructors, and is our lead PRS instructor.  He dedicates almost all of his time to advancing his skills in Long Range and PRS shooting matches. He has a vast knowledge base of the sport with multiple wins in competition.  He excels in teaching and encouraging the serious competitor or casual shooter the mechanics of precision rifle shooting.  He is a certified NRA rifle instructor who has completed multiple long range rifle courses.  He has substantial experience and knowledge of the latest optics, gear, and weapon systems.  In his off time, he is the Co-Administrator of Long Range Shooters of PA, a Pennsylvania base group created to help long range  enthusiasts connect and fine tune their skills for PRS competition and target shooting.

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Zack

Marine Scout Sniper / Long Range

Zack is a United States Marine Veteran. He served with 3rd Battalion 5th Marines. He did one deployment as an infantry rifleman team leader, and a second deployment as a Scout Sniper assistant team leader. Zack attended and graduated from USMC Scout Sniper school in 2017 and spent over two in a sniper platoon dedicating all his time to learning long range shooting to a science. He has attended many schools which give him vast knowledge on many weapon platforms and applications which range from long range precision fires, close quarters combat, combat lifesaver, and tactical combat care. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and instructing others in the art of long range shooting.

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Billy

Tactical Medic / EMT / Carbine

Billy is a US Army Veteran who served in a Military Police Unit as an MP and Medic, and currently works as a Police Officer assigned to criminal investigations.  He worked as an Emergency Room Technician and volunteers as a Firefighter/EMT for over 25 years.  He was previously assigned to the District Attorney’s Office Heroin Task Force and Vehicular Crime Bureau.  Billy currently serves as the Tactical Medic on the law enforcement Entry/Response Team.  He is a certified Law Enforcement Instructor who primarily teaches active shooter/threat assessment, Tactical Emergency Casualty Care and Search & Rescue.


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