- Minnesota MCPPA Permit Holder
- Certified Instructor through MN Department of Public Safety
- Certified Instructor through National Rifle Association in Basic Pistol and Firearms Safety in the Home
- Defensive Handgun training through Sealed Mindset; owned by retired US Navy Seal LT. Larry Yatch
- Combat Focus Shooting training by Rob Pincus of I.C.E. training
- US Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) competitive shooter (see image)
- F&F NRA BullsEye Pistol League (Hudson, WI) 2014 League Champion
- Grandfather was self-taught gunsmith and taught me much of what I know.