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
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.
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
Vince Morgan retired from the Columbia (TN) Police Department after 28 1/2 years of service. Vince served in Patrol, Crime Suppression Unit, Narcotics, S.W.A.T., Firearms Unit and retired as Patrol Sergeant. Vince was assigned to the S.W.A.T. Team for 23 years and served as Perimeter Team Leader, Entry Team, Sniper, Sniper Team Leader, and Commander […]Read More
Joe Nassetta is a 20 year veteran of the Law Enforcement and Fire/EMS community. He has worked patrol, investigations, and professional standards assignments, as well as SWAT, with police sniper, tactical paramedic, and hostage negotiator specialties. Joe has also been a firearms instructor for his agency, and the police academy. After retiring from law enforcement, […]Read More
Jeff served in the United States Army and was the company Armorer. During his tour in the Army, he repaired and maintained M16/AR15 rifles and carbines, handguns, machine guns and assisted in instructing the use of these weapons. Jeff has over 26 years in law enforcement as a full time sworn Peace Officer. Jeff is […]Read More