David Riggall

Owner/Trainer/Instructor

David has been a police officer for over 16 years and has spent half of his time on a tactical team.  He has trained new officers both in the field and at the training academy.  He has had extensive training in response to active killing events such as active shooters or anti-terrorism training.  He has had special training in shooting, hand to hand combat and attended multiple tactical schools.  He has been involved in dynamic entries, barricaded persons, hostage rescue as well as fugitive manhunts and warrants.  David is a TCOLE intructor, TCOLE firearms instructor and a range safety officer.  He also currently holds certificates in SWAT, Advanced SWAT, Dynamic Entry, Licensed to Carry instructor, Simunitions instructor, Ballistic Shield instructor, Response to Suicide Bomb Attacks, Active Shooter Response and served on the Mobile Field Force and the Field Force Extraction team.

Scott Banes

Trainer/Instructor

Scott has been a police officer for over 12 years and is a Sergeant on one of the tactical team's within the department he works for. He is tasked with apprehension of violent and prolific offenders.  Scott has trained new officers as well as conducts continued training with his team.  He has been trained in all facets of firearms as well as personal weapons.  His team responds to tactical situations within his city.  Scott is a TCOLE instructor, TCOLE firearms instructor, range safety officer, reality-based training instructor, SIMS instructor, and SIMS Safety officer.

Nick Guadarama

Trainer/Instructor

Nick severed 4 years in the United States Marine Corps, and was attached to an Infantry Weapons Platoon with experience in explosives. He has been in Law Enforcement for approximately 6 years and is currently attached to the Bicycle Patrol Unit with a local police agency. He has completed many tactical shooting proficiency schools, to include SWAT school, and has proven his proficiency with many different firearm and tactical platforms. Nick is a TCOLE Instructor, a TCOLE Firearms Instructor, an ALERRT CRASE (Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events) Instructor, and a SIMS Instructor. Nick also serves as a Reality Based Training OIC, Reality Based Training Safety Officer, and a Range Safety Officer with his Agency. Nick loves teaching and sharing his knowledge with others and believes everyone needs to possess the skill and knowledge to defend themselves. 

Preston Smith

Trainer/Instructor

Preston is a NREMT certified Emergency Medical Responder (Lic.# R1024353) and a Texas Department of State Health Services Certified Emergency Care Attendant (Lic.# 756805). He is an ECSI Certified Instructor in the fields of advanced first aid, CPR and AED, bloodborne and airborne pathogens, emergency medical response, and wilderness first aid. He is AHA certified in CPR as well as ARC certified in adult and pediatric first aid, CPR, and AED. He holds a NAEMT certificate of course completion in Tactical Emergency Casualty Care and a Medic 1 certificate from Lone Star Medics. He completed the EMR/ECA medical program at Training Division - Emergency Training Center with Certificates of Completion in EMR and Jurisprudence. Preston has over 10 years of civilian private training in weapons and tactics including coursework completion and proficiency in combat pistol, combat carbine, hands on self-defense, extreme close engagements (CQB), single person room clearing, personal protection of another, alternate shooting positions, and active shooter countermeasures. Combining the fields of tactics and pre-hospital care medicine, Preston teaches the civilian tactical medic (TacMed) concept as a way for modern day Christians to combine the warrior mindset of one of King David's mighty men, Benaiah, with the compassion of the Good Samaritan, in one daily walk.