Eddie: Eddie has been a TigerSwan and TRC instructor since 2011. He is a 23 year US Army veteran with 17 years of service with 1st SFOD-D (Delta Force) ; Eddie held training and leadership positions within 1st SFOD-D as an Assault Team Leader, Breacher, Troop SGM, Squadron Operations SGM, Unit Training and Evaluation SGM, and Combat Liaison Officer (0-7 level); he is the recipient of two Bronze Stars with "V" device for Valor and multiple Purple Hearts; certified NRA Pistol and Carbine Instructor and Range Safety Officer
John: John serves as TRC's Range Manager and Training Director after 4 years as a sworn police officer and Emergency Response Team sniper/assaulter. He retired as a US Army Special Forces Master Sergeant with 20 years of Special Operations experience including: 1st Battalion 75th Ranger Regiment (C Co), 7th Special Forces Group (Team Sergeant ODA 7311), John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (D-1-1 SWTG, Special Forces Unconventional Warfare Instructor and Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat Course (SFAUCC) instructor). John has 20+ years of competitive shooting experience at the local, state and national level, and is a current sponsored competitive shooter.
Jimmy: Jimmy is a veteran TigerSwan and TRC Instructor with 28 years in the US Army, of which 17 years were with 1st SFOD-D (Delta Force) including serving as Shooting Instructor for the Operator Training Course (OTC) ; he held leadership positions within 1st SFOD-D as an Assault Team Leader, Sniper/Recon Team Leader, and Canine Team Leader ; Jimmy is a recipient of two Bronze Stars with "V" device for Valor and a Purple Heart.
Norm: Norm is a 30 year US Army veteran, including 22 years with 1st SFOD-D (Delta Force) and a longtime Instructor for TRC ; Norm held leadership positions within 1st SFOD-D as an Assault Team Leader, Sniper/Recon Team Leader, Operations SGM, Sniper/Recon Troop SGM, Air Operations Training Coordinator/HALO Instructor; he is a recipient of the Bronze Star with "V" device for Valor; certified High Master Class High Power Rifle by the NRA; Norm is a World Class competitor who won the prestigious 1000 yd Wimbledon Cup at the NRA National High Power Rifle Championship in 2003, 2016 & 2017, and was the 1200 yd Winner at the 2017 Midwest Palma Championship.
David: David has been an instructor for TigerSwan and TRC since 2009, and is a 20 year law enforcement veteran and certified law enforcement instructor; He has 15+ years as a SWAT and Firearms Instructor for a medium sized CALEA accredited law enforcement program; the recipient of extensive specialty training and operational experience regarding high-risk entries, vehicle assaults, CQB, mechanical and explosive breaching, active shooter response, high speed driving. In addition, David has extensive operational time in overseas Personal Security Details (PSD), both Iraq and Afghanistan as well as having a great deal of current real world experience in physical and technical surveillance.
Greg: Greg is a 22 year US Army veteran including 14 years as a member and section leader of the US Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU); he competed both nationally and internationally, attaining numerous first place individual and team finishes; he is a marksmanship doctrine writer/ instructor involving all US military service branches, plus the Afghan National Army and Afghan Coalition Forces; a nine (9) time recipient of the President's 100 Tab; Certified High Master Class Pistol by the NRA; and a long-time competitor in Multi-Gun Competitions..
Al: An instructor for TigerSwan and TRC since 2010, Al is a 18 year law enforcement veteran and certified law enforcement instructor; He has 15+ years as a SWAT and Firearms Instructor for a medium sized CALEA accredited law enforcement program; the recipient of extensive specialty training and operational experience regarding high-risk entries, vehicle assaults, CQB, mechanical and explosive breaching, active shooter response, high speed driving. In addition, Al is highly proficient in tactical athlete development programs and unarmed combative skills training.
Andrew: Andrew is an Army Special Operations veteran, serving in the 75th Ranger Regiment for 10 years, from Rifleman to Platoon Sergeant. He also served for 3 years in the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit as senior instructor and Captain of the Army Rifle Team. Andrew is a graduate of multiple sniper courses, recipient of the President's 100 Tab, and recipient of the Bronze Star with “V” Device.
Rick: Rick is a 29yr. U.S. Army veteran with over 25 years in Special Operations and a TCCC instructor with experience training Special Forces medics for many years. He served as an infantryman, then as a Special Forces medic and team sergeant (ODA 783, 784, and 7316). He has multiple combat deployments and countless training deployments. Rick also served as a battalion medic, the senior medic for Special Forces command, and as the senior medic for the 3rd Special Forces group (A). Rick is a certified American Heart Association BLS and ACLS instructor, and has maintained his Advanced Tactical Paramedic certification.
Erin: Erin is a current Special Agent with a NC statewide law enforcement agency, a NC Justice Academy Certified Firearms Instructor, and has been an Instructor for TRC since 2014. She is also an NRA certified Pistol Instructor and has completed TRC's Instructor Development program. She is the primary instructor for the 4 Hr Women's Introductory Pistol. Previously, she served as a large county Sheriff's Department Deputy, dealing with everything from domestic violence, to armed robbery, narcotics and human trafficking.
Bryan: An instructor for TigerSwan and TRC since 2011, Bryan is a 15 year LE veteran and certified law enforcement instructor, with 13 years of SWAT experience as an assaulter, marksman and team leader. Currently lead instructor for a medium sized CALEA accredited agency; Qualified Assistant and instructor for the NC Law Enforcement Instructor Program; former firearms instructor for the Federal Air Marshals; recipient of extensive training and operational experience with high-risk entries, vehicle assaults, high speed driving, CQB, long range precision rifle and counter narcotics.
Jason: Jason is a multi-faceted, Certified Law Enforcement Defensive Combatives Instructor with 15 years of experience training law enforcement agencies & elite military units in Individual Defensive Tactics and Small Unit Tactics (armed and unarmed). He has also trained highly successful world-class fighters and wrestlers: UFC; M1; Pan American Wrestling Championships, etc. Jason is Certified as a Defensive Tactics Instructor (Florida Department of Law Enforcement); and in Advanced Tactical Medicine (USDOJ); a USA Wrestling Bronze Level coach; holds Class D & G Security licenses; competitive shooter (USPSA/IPSC; 3 Gun; Subgun).