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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.

© 2018 by FASTER Utah

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

OUR TEAM

FASTER Utah is only possible because of great volunteers and instructors.

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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

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  • 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)

Instructor

L. Andy Taylor

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  • 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

Instructor

Don Fulton

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  • 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

Instructor

Earl Scofield

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  • Western Life radio

Media Specialist

Brian Brinkerhoff

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  • B.S. Computer Engineering, Utah State University

  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Utah State University

Technology Specialist

Nathan Tipton