Meet the Crew

Brian Gard

 

Positions: Owner/Chief Instructor

 

Background:  Brian has been involved in shooting since he fired his first rifle in the Army in 2000.  He took an immediate love to not only shooting but helping new shooters become comfortable with firearms.  He remains active with rifles, shotguns, pistols, and revolvers taking any opportunity to continue training so that he can pass that training on to his students and instructor team.  

 

CERTS: NRA Chief RSO - NRA Pistol Instructor - NRA Shotgun Instructor - USCCA CCHDF Instructor - USCCA First Aid Instructor - USCCA Countering the Mass Shooter Instructor - Rifle Instructor - Simmunition Instructor - USCCA Training Counselor

 

 

 

Frank Molnar

 

Position: Shop Supervisor

 

Background:  Frank has only been involved in the shooting industry for a few years.  As a Marine, currently serving in the Reserves, Frank has found a new passion in pistol shooting while maintaining his love for rifle platforms.  Frank is a regular pistol competitor at Condition Yellow Academy and is currently pursuing his instructor certifications.

 

CERTS:  NRA RSO

 

 

 

George Manis

 

Position: Instructor

 

Background:  George has been involved in the shooting industry for many years.  As the retired Chief of Investigations for Lake County Sheriffs office and currently serving as the Deputy Chief of police for a local municipality, George is extremely well versed in the laws as they apply to the use of force and concealed carry.  

 

CERTS: NRA RSO - NRA Certified Pistol Instructor

 

 

 

David Smith

 

Positions: Crewman/Instructor

 

Background:  David has been involved in the shooting sports since.  He is an NRA certified firearms instructor and pistol competitor at Condition Yellow Academy.  Dave has recently found a new love in long range shooting and enjoying his Ruger Precision in 6.5 Creedmoor.   Whether it's pistol, shotgun, rifle, or self defense training, David is a well rounded shooter who particularly enjoys training new shooters in the fundamentals of firearms.  

 

CERTS:  NRA RSO - NRA Certified Pistol Instructor 

 

 

 

Jason Mann

 

Positions: Crewman

 

Background:  Jason has been involved in the shooting sports since 2007.  He is a AA registered shotgun shooter in the NSCA and a pistol competitor at Condition Yellow Academy.

 

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Greg Grothman

 

Position: Crew

 

Background:  Greg has been involved in the firearms industry since before many of us were even born. Greg is a Vietnam Navy vet who served with the "Rubber Tire Navy" alongside the Seabees.  Greg is currently pursuing his instructor certs to better help new shooters on the range.

 

CERTS:  NRA RSO