Shooters Haven Staff

David G. Colburn

Owner/Instructor Shooters Haven

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1965-1968 Judo Syracuse Y.M.C.A  (Sensei Gerry Grey)

1968- Attained Senior Lifesaving Certification

1968-1970 Ken-Po Sensei Donald Labeff

1970-1974 Wrestling Lafayette High School

  • 3 years High School (Broken leg Junior year) 61-14 record
  • 5 years Freestyle and Greco Roman Competitions 328-3-1 record
  • (Overall record 389-17-1 High School, Collegiate and Freestyle/Greco-Roman Competitions)

1974-Freestyle State Champion and competed in the Freestyle National Tournament

1975-PADI Basic Scuba Certification

1973-1995 Worked as Bar/Restaurant and Concert Security

1974-1975 Wrestling Syracuse University

1976-Competed in the Olympic Freestyle Wrestling Tournament

1975-1979 Worked for Delta RF Installations (Steeplejack-Worked on TV towers from 500ft up)

1975-1996 Traveled between NY, Florida and Texas working as a Professional Bodyguard

1975-1977 Boxing at Ring 56 (Eddie Swiderski and Ray Rinaldi) 13-0 record

1978-1983 Competed in IPSC Pistol, Rifle and Shotgun competitions

1976-1978 Akaido Sensei Yousuf Mehter

1977-1980 Goshin-Do CNY Karate School (Under Sensei Peter Musacchio)

1980-1982 KenPo LaValle’s sport Karate Under Sensei Steve LaValle

1982-1985 GoJuRyu CNY Karate School (Under Sensei Frank Van Lenton)

1987-1989 GoJuRyu CNY Karate School (Instructed classes under Sensei Marvin LaBatte)

1988-1990 Range Instructor and Range Safety Officer (Shooters Emporium Pompano, Fla.)

1988-1991 Sr. Field Rep. VIP Event Services, Inc. (Professional Bodyguard management)

1990-1993 Federal Firearms License (turned it back in for lack of use)

1994-2011 IT/MIS Computer Consultant

2011-Article 35 Justification for “Use of Force” Course

2012-Present NRA Certified Firearms Instructor  NRA # 188222071

2012-Present Florida Conceal Carry Weapons License Instructor

2012-Present Arizona Conceal Carry Weapons License Instructor

2012-Present Conn.  Conceal Carry Weapons License Instructor

2012 to Present Article 35 “Use of Force” Course Instructor

2012 to Present Conceal Carry Weapons Class Instructor

2012 to Present NRA Home Firearm Safety Instructor

2012 to Present NRA Pistol First Steps instructor

2012 to Present NRA Basic Pistol Instructor

2012 to Present New York State Pistol Safety Course Instructor

1980-Present Self-Defense Instructor (Trained Law-Enforcement and Civilians)

1978-Present Continuing to take courses in Firearms.

2014-NRA Range Safety Officer

2014-United States Conceal Carry Association Affiliate Instructor

2014 National Safety Counsel First Aid and AED Certification

2014 Glock Shooting Sports Foundation Member

2014 Utah Conceal Carry Weapons Instructor

2014 National Rifle Association/Winchester Pistol I Qualification

  • Basic Practical Certification
  • Pro-Marksman Certification
  • Marksman Certification
  • Marksman 1st Class Certification
  • Sharpshooter Certification
  • Expert Certification
  • Distinguished Expert Certification

2014 National Rifle Association/Winchester Defensive Pistol I Certifications

  • Basic Practical Certification
  • Pro-Marksman Certification
  • Marksman Certification
  • Marksman 1st Class Certification
  • Sharpshooter Certification
  • Expert Certification
  • Distinguished Expert Certification

2014 National Rifle Association/Winchester Defensive Pistol II Certifications

  • Basic Practical Certification
  • Pro-Marksman Certification
  • Marksman Certification
  • Marksman 1st Class Certification
  • Sharpshooter Certification
  • Expert Certification
  • Distinguished Expert Certification

2014 Hapkido with Mark Wood

2016 NRA Personal Protection inside the Home Course

2016 NRA Personal Protection inside the Home Instructors Course

2016 NRA Shotgun Course

2016 NRA Shotgun Instructors Course

Presently have New York State, Florida, Arizona, Utah, New Hampshire and PA Conceal Carry Weapons Pistol Licenses.

2916-United States Conceal Carry Association Firearms Instructor.

2017-Federal Firearms License acquired.

2018-Utah Conceal Carry License Instructor (renew Certification)

2019-Active Shooter Course with Charlie Moore Charlie Trained the Air Marshall’s and Pilots after 911.

2019-2020 “Beyond the Range”  Virtual Training Co-Instructor with Sensei Jeff Sgarlata

 

Eiko L. Colburn

Instructor

Ju-Jitsu

2017-2018 Courses attended at Shooters Haven  Firearms Training Center

  • NYS Basic Pistol
  • NYS Article 35 “Use of Force”
  • Conceal Carry Weapons I
  • Conceal Carry Weapons II
  • Conceal Carry Weapons III
  • Multi-State Course
  • Private Lessons

2018 NYS Unrestricted Concealed Carry Pistol License

2018 NRA (BIT) Basic Instructors Training Course

2018 NYS Basic Pistol License Course Instructor

2018 Utah Conceal Carry Weapons Course Instructor

2018 Florida Conceal Carry Weapons Course Instructor

2018 Arizona Conceal Carry License Course Instructor

Next Courses for Eiko

  • NRA/Winchester Pistol Qualification Courses
  •  NRA Shotgun
  • NRA Rifle
  • USCCA Course
  • USCCA Instructors Course

Sheila Brey

Sheila Brey

BWB Instructor – Handgun, 3-gun

•Hillsdale College LFL & CFL Programs

NRA Certified Instructor – Pistol, Home Firearm Safety, Personal Protection in the Home

NRA Chief Range Safety Officer (CRSO)

USCCA Training Counselor

USCCA Defensive Shooting Instructor

TWAW – CNY Syracuse Chapter Leader

TWAW Certified Firearm Instructor

TWAW – Regional Trainer

•NSCA Level 1 Shotgun Instructor

Firearms Competitor -1st Woman to achieve USPSA Master class ranking (1994) -3x USPSA World Team member -World, national, regional USPSA/IPSC titles -3x STC National Champion

Federal Firearms Licensee

•NYS EMT-B

Jeff Sgarlata

Training in Martial Arts since October 1980

Certified Instructor in:

              Krav Maga

              Kenpo

              Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

              Hisurdut (Israeli Combatives)

              Muay Thai

Hold ranks of 7th Degree Black Belt (Kenpo) and 2nd Degree Black Belt (Jiu Jitsu)

Has owned Martial Arts dojo since 1992

Certified Law Enforcement Defensive Tactics Instructor

Certified through Krav Maga Alliance: Force Division

Owner: Beyond The Range Firearms Training

Firearms training for civilians

              Shoot/Don’t Shoot scenario basics and Use of Force

              Basic Handgun skills and shooting techniques

              Advanced handgun skills

Certified USCCA Instructor

Volunteer in Police Services for Town of Cicero

Completed various firearms training courses, including but not limited to

              24 hrs of Tactical Handguns for Civilians

              Active Shooter Defense Strategies courses

              Attended numerous NYS basic handgun classes

              Attended numerous Article 35, Use of Force courses

Train with Retired U.S. Marshal Charlie Moore (still active Fletc instructor)

Taught various Defensive Tactics classes to law enforcement and first responders

Former Personal Bodyguard and Security Detail