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.