Instructors

Robert

Robert A. Margulies

MD, MPH, FACPM, FACEP (L), FACFE (L)

Captain (MC) USN (ret)

 

Dr. Margulies has served as a police officer and active duty military officer, with special operations training in all services and combat experience.  He is a 2nd amendment advocate and all classes are taught with the purpose of improving individual and group self reliance and capability. He has been honored by his colleagues on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the American College of Emergency Physicians by being designate a “Hero of Emergency Medicine.”  In 2014, he was recognized as having the longest continuous active career in Emergency Medicine.   All defensive classes in all disciplines emphasize safety and provide additional education and training in the field management of penetrating trauma.  Bob holds several teaching credentials from the NRA.  He is a graduate of the Massad Ayoob Group LFI 40, is a MAG certified Lethal Force Instructor,  and is an affiliated instructor for the US Concealed Carry Association (USCCA).  Bob is long time member and strong advocate for the Armed Citizens Legal Defense Fund.

NRA Instructor Certifications include:

  • Training Counselor
  • Refuse to be a Victim
  • Basic Pistol
  • Personal Protection Inside the Home
  • Personal Protection Outside the Home
  • Basic Shotgun
  • Basic Rifle
  • Range Safety Officer
  • Advanced Defensive pistol

 

 

Sara

Sara Barron, RN, MS

 

In addition to her many years as a Registered Nurse and nurse educator, Sara holds several teaching credentials from the NRA.  She has had extensive firearm training from local and nationally known shooting academies, and is a Massad Ayoob Group certified Lethal Force Instructor.  These courses have helped bring her passion for shooting and coaching into a second career.  Her special expertise is working with beginners to develop their confidence and skill in handling firearms.  She provides a special emphasis on defensive awareness and concealed carry techniques for women. Sara is long time member and strong advocate for the Armed Citizens Legal Defense Fund.

NRA Instructor Certifications include:

  • Training Counselor
  • Refuse to be a Victim
  • Basic Pistol
  • Personal Protection Inside the Home
  • Personal Protection Outside the Home

David Koch

With a BS in Material Science and Engineering, Dave works as a technical specialist in welding/ metallurgical engineering on the Hanford Waste Treatment Project.   Dave is also a reserve officer for the Connell Police Department,  where he holds a Master Pistol Rating/ Rifle Rating and he is the Firearms Training Officer.  He is a Criminal Justice Training Commission (CJTC) Private Security Handgun Instructor.  NRA Instructor Certifications include:

  • Basic Pistol
  • Personal Protection Inside the Home
  • Personal Protection Outside the Home
  • Basic Rifle

George “Nick” Boyd

During his 12 years in the US Army, he served with with an A Team in the Special Forces, the Military Police and as a tank commander. He is currently with a company that contracts out to the Homeland Security guarding our federal buildings.  In addition to over 50 years of using and training with firearms, Nick is a qualified knife fighting instructor and Martial Arts teacher.  NRA Instructor Certifications include:

  • Basic Pistol
  • Personal Protection Inside the Home
  • Qualified Police Combat Handgun Instructor

 

Richard “Mac” Conserriere

Richard served in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service.  He is retired from commercial electric generation, both nuclear and hydro.  In addition to being a senior licensed reactor operator, Richard was a trainer in the classroom and in the full power plant control simulator.  He has attended several of the top defensive schools in the nation.  Richard is a Patron Member of the NRA.  He has competed in NRA Bullseye as well as United States Practical Shooting.  While not a lawyer, Richard brings emphasis to the responsibilities incumbent with the choice of a firearm for defense.

Certifications Include:

USPSA Chief Range Officer

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

NRA Instructor Certifications include

  • Basic Pistol
  • Basic Rifle
  • Basic Shotgun
  • Home Firearm Safety
  • Personal Protection In the Home
  • Personal Protection Outside the Home
  • Range Safety Officer