John Kochan

Position: Assistant Instructor

Teaches: Reloading, Basic Pistol and other basic courses

Assists with: Beyond the Basics, AT I/IA/II, Defensive Shotgun I, and many others.

NRA Certifications: Range Safety Officer, Instructor in Home Firearm Safety, Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Personal Protection, Muzzleloading Pistol/Rifle/Shotgun, Metallic and Shotshell Reloading. Refuse to Be A Victim® instructor.

Other Certifications: Texas Concealed Handgun License Instructor, National Range Officers Institute (NROI) Level I Range Officer, EMS


Memberships: NRA, Texas State Rifle Association, US Practical Shooting Association, many area gun clubs.

Training: Firearms courses from KR Training, InSights Training and others. Texas Concealed Handgun License holder.

Experience/Achievements: IPSC competitor, has assisted with many KR Training courses. Extensive experience as a role player in all of the KR Training "force on force" courses and in training exercises conducted by area law enforcement agencies.

Recent: Married KR Training assistant instructor Kelli Mathiason (now Kelli Kochan).

Personal: John is a research technician at the Texas A&M Low Speed Wind Tunnel.




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