Master Firearms Instructor
Steve served four years in the United States Marines as an Infantryman, fireteam leader and squad leader. He was meritoriously promoted several times and awarded the “Navy and Marine Corps Medal” for heroism.
He recently retired at the rank of sergeant after serving 29 years at the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office.
Steve spent 17 years on the SWAT Team and was twice awarded the “Medal of Valor”.
He has been a law enforcement firearms instructor for over 27 years and rose to the position of Senior Range Master for the sheriff’s office.
Steve is a lifelong martial artist studying various traditional martial arts, Muay Thai, western boxing and Brazilian Jui Jitsu. He has boxed competitively at the amateur level and holds a blue belt in BJJ.
He is currently the CEO and Lead instructor of Spartan Tactical Solutions firearms training company located in San Luis Obispo.
Steve is P.O.S.T certified to instruct essentially every use of force discipline:
Sub Machine Instructor
Long Range Rifle Instructor
Less Lethal Baton instructor
Red Dot Sight Pistol Instructor
FBI Firearms Instructor
Less Lethal Munitions Instructor
Advanced Taser Instructor
Vehicle Counter Measures Instructor