David Timm - Owner and Instructor

Dave has a passion for firearms instruction, sharing knowledge and seeing shooters improve and gain proficiency.  His law enforcement career began in 2002 as a police officer, he spent the majority of his career on patrol with the last 10 years as a night sergeant.  He also was his agency's lead instructor and training coordinator, developing and organizing new hire, field training, and department firearms and force training.  Retiring after a 20 year law enforcement career to focus on training and work in the firearms industry, his passion lead him to become a recognized expert in firearms technical aspects, competitive shooting and instructor development.

Dave has consulted for various firearms companies and manufacturers, was a nationally sponsored competitive shooter, and travels the country teaching classes mainly to law enforcement.   He was an original founding member of the Mills Fleet Farm Shooting Team from 2011-2015.  In that capacity he provided training, product development, and technical services for their two lines of modern sporting rifles, Huldra Arms and Korstog Arms.  As part of the team he also traveled and competed in pistol and 3-gun matches around the area and country as a sponsored shooter and brand representative.  He appeared in a few episodes of Mills Fleet Farm’s We Love it Outdoors television show as the firearms subject matter expert and personality.  

When you spend time with Dave on the range, his passion becomes contagious and his interest in seeing performance excel is genuine. He bases his lessons on reality, being critical of human behavior versus traditional doctrine, and isn't afraid to call it as it is.  

He holds several instructor certificates and is a subject matter expert in multiple areas including use of force, firearms, and LE practices.  Additionally he has numerous training certifications in advanced firearms armoring, instruction, and firearms courses. Dave has attended numerous shooting courses from some of the nation's best instructors including Louis Awerbuck, Larry Vickers, Dave Spaulding, Jeff Gonzales, Steve Fisher and others.

Dave is a regular content creator and author for Guns & Tactics Magazine, where you can read his articles, reviews and watch his ongoing videos on their YouTube Channel.  

Mike Davis - Director of Training and Instructor

Mike has 14 years of military experience between active duty and the army national guard.  Three of those years were at Ft Bragg as a paratrooper, the other 11 were with a mechanized infantry unit in MN.  Mike has a 21 month Iraq deployment under his belt and has been in law enforcement for 17 years, currently working full time as a police officer in training and patrol. He is a certified LE firearms instructor, Glock and AR-15/M16 armorer.  Mike has also been pursued by the local law enforcement college to instruct portions of their firearms training.

Mike has gone through numerous firearms courses 

including Vickers Tactical, Trident Concepts, and Handgun Combatives and Yavapai Firearms Academy. 

Mike was also a member of the Mills Fleet Farm Shooting Team.  He assisted with product evaluation, testing, and development with Huldra and Korstog rifles.  As part of the team he also traveled and competed in pistol and 3-gun matches around the area and country.

Andy Reed - Instructor

Andy started his professional career in 1999 with the US Army as a Combat Military Police soldier, later deploying to Iraq in 2003 and 2004 as a Sergeant and team leader.  In Iraq, he provided armed convoy escorts, performed VIP protective security details, trained Iraqi Police, and worked in High Value Detainee (HVD) operations.  After 8 years, Andy left the Army as a Staff Sergeant to pursue law enforcement.  Andy became a sworn law enforcement officer in 2007 for a suburban agency and worked as a patrol officer, investigator, and agency and SWAT armorer.  Andy later transferred to a large metropolitan police department where he currently works as a district response officer, field training officer, rifle operator and firearms instructor.  Andy is a certified firearms instructor, AR15 armorer and advanced armorer, as well as Glock and Remington 870 armorer.

Andy has enjoyed shooting and hunting from an early age, and is an avid pheasant hunter and precision long range shooting enthusiast.  Andy has previously shot GSSF and IPSC pistol competition.  His firearms training has included extensive training with EAG Tactical/Pat Rogers, as well as with Vickers Tactical, Trident Concepts, The Defensive Edge, Handgun Combatives, Sentinel Concepts and others.

Trevor Tobin - Video & Social Media, Associate Instructor

Trevor has always had a passion for shooting and helping others learn about the safe handling of firearms.  He has been shooting competitively on and off for 17 years in IDPA and local practical shooting events. He has attended over 120 credit hours of firearms related education within the past two years from instructors such as Dave Spaulding, Steve Fisher, and Learning Firearms courses.  Trevor has been a permit to carry advocate for the past 19 years personally helping people understand the pros, cons, and best way for them to carry.  He has been a vital help to the start of our youtube, facebook, Instagram and other video and social media projects. 


Trevor has been helping families protect their financial assets as an insurance agent in Baxter since 2007, he understands the importance of good insurance and the value of good training.  He is always ready to discuss the WHAT IF questions regarding the use of force in defending your home and family.  This profesional background gives him a great insight to the many liability aspects of firearms if a student is faced with a deadly force encounter.