Larry retired from the Arizona Department of Public Safety after 36 years of service. He served as a Highway Patrolman, Narcotics Detective and on the Fugitive Apprehension Detail where he investigated both domestic and foreign terrorist groups. He has been an NRA certified firearms instructor since 1974. Larry is a Rangemaster and teaches pistol, carbine […]Read More
Gunsite actively searches out the very best firearms instructors
Gunsite Instructors are highly trained men and women who have been there done that. They have a background of military, law enforcement or have a high degree and experience of training in their field. Many have been on our faculty since Jeff Cooper was the lead instructor at Gunsite. They are active and retired Marines, Special Forces, Navy, Army and Air Force from Enduring Freedom, Viet Nam and Law Enforcement Agencies around the Country.
Paul Garcia served 32 years in California law enforcement, retiring at the rank of Sergeant. He worked numerous specialty assignments including Departmental Range Master, SWAT Team Leader, Auto Theft Task Force, Police Academy Firearms Instructor, and Field Training Officer. Concurrent to his law enforcement career, Paul served 21 years in the Marine Corps and Army […]Read More
Steve J Lyseczko has more than 23 years of experience in the USAF Security Police. Much of Lyseczko’s experience has been in Combat Small Arms, training and management positions, from NCOIC of Training, Operations Superintendent, to Security Forces Manager. CMSGT Lyseczko has served in the Air Force and Air National Guard for a total of […]Read More
Gary’s love for shooting brought him to Gunsite and a love for teaching kept him here. Gary Smith got his introduction to shooting from his dad at the age of 3; And by the age of 7 he was hunting. Gary started his teaching career in archery for his high school. At Gunsite, Gary inspires […]Read More
Joe is a U.S. Air Force Veteran and served 36 years in law enforcement. He served 27 years with the Los Angeles Police Department. He spent all of his career there in high crime districts; working patrol, gangs, narcotics, robbery and warrants. After retiring from L.A.P.D., Joe went onto serve another 9 years with the […]Read More