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  • NRA Certified Handgun Instructor

  • Utah State Certified Concealed Firearm Permit Instructor

  • Completed Front Sight Handgun/Submachine gun Instructor Training

  • Completed 2 Day Live Force on Force with Suarez International

  • Completed 128 hours of advanced training at Law Enforcement Training Camp (LETC)

  • Over 10 years teaching Defensive Handgun, Rifle, and Shotgun classes

Director of Training, Instructor

Brant Taylor

  • B.A. Languages, M.P.A. Master of Public Administration, U of U

  • 25 years Law Enforcement at Board of Pardons and Parole

  • P.O.S.T Certified Firearms Instructor

  • Glock Certified Firearms Instructor

  • Certified Colt M16/Ar-15 Armorer

  • Board of Pardon's Firearms Instructor/Range Master 2006-2018. (Pistol, Rifle and Shotgun)


L. Andy Taylor

  • Retired United States Army Sergeant 1st Class

  • Combat Medical Instructor

  • Observer Controller

  • Close Quarter Combat Instructor

  • 2nd Degree Black Belt - Tae Kwon Do

  • 2nd Degree Black Belt - Arnis De mano E-Ditso

  • Awarded Black Belt - Tang Soo Do, Bahk Do, Moo Duk Kwan

  • CERT Battle Staff Course - Camp Williams Utah

  • CERT Medical Specialists Course - Academy of Health and Science, Fort Sam Houston

Instructor, Trauma First Aid

Roger Johnson

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  • War hammer Tactical, Security & Training

  • Armed Intruder- Active Shooter Defense Tactics: CTIOA

  • Haley Strategic Inc - Training

  • Combatspeed LLC - Training

  • Combat Shooting and Tactics Inc - training

  • Advanced Law Enforcement Training Camp (LETC)

  • Utah Licensed - Armed Private Security Officer

  • Utah Concealed Carry, Weapons permit

  • Close Quarters Battle Inc - Training

  • Magpul Dynamics Inc - Training

  • Red Force LLC USA - Training

  • Suarez Interational USA - Training

  • Warrior SOS - Training

  • US Coast Guard Auxiliary - Crewman

  • Range Safety Officer - Big Hollow Gun Range, Utah

  • Strategic Tactical Group - Training

  • Front Sight Training - Institute

  • Opsgear/Urban Warfare Center - Training

  • NRA Instructor; Personal Protection In the Home

  • NRA Instructor; Pistol

  • Utah Sheriff's Association Member

  • International Association - Counter Terrorism & Security Pro's

  • National Rifle Association Member

  • Krav Maga Israeli Martial Art

  • Counter Terrorism Institute of America - Training

  • FBMG Inc. Defensive Weapons - Training

  • Actively Shoot w/PSC & Utah Polite Society

  • Armed Response Institute - Training

  • Zions Defense Institute - Training

  • Hae Dong Gum Do Sword Martial Art

  • Community Emergency Response team (CERT)

  • Karate Do Kyohan Martial Art

  • International Luge Judge

  • Security for United Concerts, Utah

  • Professional International River Guide


Don Fulton

  • UT Certified Firearms Permit Instructor

  • NRA Certified, LE Patrol Rifle, Handgun/Shotgun Instructor

  • Law Enforcement Training Camp (Action Target) 160 hours

  • Dept. of the Army Law Enforcement Firearms Train the Trainer Course

  • UT POST Handgun Instructor certification

  • NCBRT, Law Enforcement Active Shooter Emergency Response Train the Trainer

  • TJA Re-certification Master Use of Force Instructor

  • Action Target Range Master Certificate

  • UT POST Patrol Rifle Instructor

  • NRA Law Enforcement Patrol Rifle Instructor


Earl Scofield

  • Western Life radio

Media Specialist

Brian Brinkerhoff

  • B.S. Computer Engineering, Utah State University

  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Utah State University

Technology Specialist

Nathan Tipton


Our mission is to train Embedded School Protectors. We give scholarships for Advanced Handgun and Trauma First Aid training to faculty, administrators, and school staff in K -12 schools who have concealed carry permits.

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FASTER Utah is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization