Your Instructors

Sgt. Nick Rians
Sgt. Nick Rians
Nick Rians

Former US Marine – Golf 2/4 Infantry Battalion

  • Urban Warfare Specialist
  • Rifle Range Instructor
  • Squad Tactics
  • Close Combat Instructor
  • Infantry Platoon Sgt

Former Police Officer

NRA Certified Instructor – Handgun, Rifle, Shotgun, and Protection In The Home

Former Instructor at Firearms Training Associates & Surefire Institute

  • Live Fire Entry & Advanced Live Fire Entry
  • CCW & CCW Scenarios
  • Glock Armorer
  • Advanced Pistol, Carbine, Scenarios
  • Pistol & Rifle Low Light

Executive Protection Specialist

  • Provided EP for high value executives & families
  • Executive protection for Hollywood VIP’s
  • Provided protection for battered women & children

Martial Arts Background – Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Kenpo, American Boxing, Krav Maga

Jorge Ontiveros
Jorge Ontiveros
Romeo Santiago
Romeo Santiago has a combined 20 years of military and law enforcement experience.

He began his military career as an infantryman with 2nd Bn 4th Mar where he held several assignments from team leader to a squad leader.  He went through selection and became a Scout Sniper.  He deployed as a Scout Sniper Team Leader to Ramadi, Iraq in 2004 where his team was involved in several firefights and ambushes.  Some have been documented in various published books.  He trained several Marines in the use of various weapons systems, tactics, ballistics, range estimation, scope theory, stalking, high angle shooting etc.

Romeo began a career in law enforcement in 2006 as a deputy sheriff with a southern California agency.  He held various assignments from patrol, boating unit, off road unit and investigations.  He was a team member of that agency’s Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team and was a Team Leader for the unit’s sniper team.  During his time with SERT, he conducted several high-risk entries, prisoner transports, narcotic search warrants and surveillance operations.  He also developed and implemented a sniper team selection and training protocol for the department.  He left that agency and is currently a sex crimes investigator for another southern California agency.

Romeo is a certified California Peace Officer Standards and Training as a range master.  He has successfully trained multiple peace officers in various firearms and tactics.

His experience brings a unique perspective in tactics and overall combat mindset.

Jorge Ontiveros
Jorge Ontiveros

Bryan Preston

Bryan Preston is the head Instructor/Owner of Martial Arts Fitness Center in Marlton, NJ.

With over 20 years of martial arts training and teaching, Bryan holds a 3 degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and has 15 years of experience training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

Bryan also has training in Krav Maga, Kali, modern boxing and other martial arts. 

Bryan has worked directly with law enforcement personal, assisting with instruction of defensive tactics to help improve tactics and personal defense systems.

In 2012 Bryan received a Citizen Citation Award for working with law enforcement personal.

Jorge Ontiveros

John Rasmussen

Current Paramedic Firefighter

  • TCCC
  • National Registry Certification
  • State Certification

NRA Certified Instructor 

  • Handgun
  • RSO


  • 5+ years in a high call volume department

Paul Weinrich

Paul Weinrich is currently employed by a southern California Law Enforcement agency and has over 30 years of Dedicated Law Enforcement service. Twenty Seven years of his Law Enforcement career have been spent as an operator conducting High Risk Special Response Operations (S.W.A.T.) He currently holds the position of Team Leader.

Paul holds numerous instructor certificates in S.W.A.T, Tactics, Firearms, hand to hand combat and Use of Force.

Paul teaches courses ranging from Basic to Advanced in; S.W.A.T., Firearms, Patrol Tactics, Active Shooter, HRT, Barricaded Subjects / Suspects, Vehicle & Bus assaults and Live fire CQB.

During his Law Enforcement career, Paul has been assigned to multiple federal and state Task Forces including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration, (DEA) and The Los Angeles Inter-Agency Metropolitan Police Crime Apprehension Task Force, (LAIMPACT). While assigned to these entities, his focus was on Criminal Enterprises involving high level cartel, prison and street gang members. Paul has logged thousands of hours into investigating and dismantling some of the most violent criminal organizations in Los Angeles County and the State of California.

Jorge Ontiveros
Michael Fletcher
US Army Veteran (Medic) and former Deputy Sheriff

Over 15 years U.S. Government Advanced Tactical and Firearms Trainer

  • US. Government SWAT Instructor
  • Close Quarter Battle (CQB) Lead Instructor
  • Tactical Breaching Instructor
  • Advanced Weapons Instructor

Trained U.S. Government and Foreign Government Tactical Teams:

  • US. Department of Energy Special Response Teams (SRT)
  • US. Marshal Tactical Entry Teams
  • FBI Regional SWAT Teams
  • British Royal Marines
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE) Army
  • Multiple local law enforcement SWAT Teams

Live Fire and Force on Force Training Coordinator and Curriculum Designer

SAG/AFTRA Stunt performer for film/TV

  • Firearms and tactics advisor for TV/Film
  • Train actors and stunt performers in firearms and tactics