Specialty Courses: Precision Carbine/Rifle
Dan has over 30 years of experience in the precision rifle discipline, including service in the US Army as an infantry rifleman and sniper. Since 1992, he has been employed by various client companies and agencies across the U.S. and 20 other countries in positions such as professional firearms trainer, combat developer, and security specialist. He has instructed military special operations and infantry units, federal, state, and local law-enforcement, thousands of civilian shooters, and has taught numerous leadership development courses at state colleges and private universities.
Dan's private research has yielded advanced ballistics calculation methods and predictive algorithms, aiming calculations, and data collection methods and maintenance procedures. He consults extensively for several major US defense contractors in their development of new equipment and weapon systems, and is himself the inventor of the Helo Spider™ weapon rigging system for helicopter deployment of snipers, and the HeloSOF© aerial gunnery methodology. He has designed 2 state-of-the-art sniper simulation trainers for the SOF community, including the Special Operations Advanced Sniper Simulator (SOASS) for the Special Forces Sniper School at Ft Bragg, North Carolina. Dan has served as a subject matter expert for the US Army Sniper School, and Infantry Center, and provides instructor development training for many US and allied military schools in advanced marksmanship and helicopter sniper employment.