Contributors

Stacy Bright

Stacy Bright is an NRA Certified Pistol & Rifle Instructor, Refuse to be a Victim Instructor, Missouri Concealed Carry Instructor, Certified TWAW Instructor and Leader of the Southwest Missouri chapter of The Well Armed Woman. She also co-hosts a local radio show and is a freelance writer for Women’s Outdoor News, Range365.com, Outdoor Life, and USCCA Magazine, in addition to being the Social Media Manager for The Well Armed Woman, LLC. She’s been married for 22 years and has 3 daughters.

Michelle Cerino

Michelle Cerino is a sponsored competitive shooter and teaches alongside her husband, Chris, in their company Cerino Consulting and Training Group. Although her passion is instructing the FASTER training in northeast Ohio, she has taught firearms courses at the ILEETA Training Conference, OTOA Training Conference, AG&AG National Conference and TWAW Leader Conference. Michelle is a columnist and Managing and Social Media Editor of Women’s Outdoor News. She is also a freelance writer, penning a monthly training column in Gun World magazine and “What’s in Your Range Bag” for NRA Shooting Sports USA. Michelle’s memberships include ILEETA, OTOA, USCCA, BFA, AG&AG, TWAW, and NRA Life Member.

Greg Ellifritz

Greg Ellifritz has been a police officer since 1995 and spent 13 years as the full-time tactical training officer for his central Ohio agency.  In that position, he was responsible for developing and instructing in-service training for a 54-officer police department. In addition to his training position, he has served as patrol officer, armorer, bike patrol officer, bike patrol coordinator, sniper and field training officer for his agency.
He has instructed for the Tactical Defense Institute since 2001 and been a lead instructor for TDI’s ground fighting, knife fighting, active shooter, impact weapons and extreme close quarters shooting classes.
Greg holds instructor, master instructor, or armorer certifications in more than 75 different weapons systems, defensive tactics programs and law enforcement specialty areas.  In addition to these instructor certifications, Greg has successfully completed more than 4,000 hours of documented formal training with the leading firearms, empty hand fighting and edged weapons instructors in the country.
Greg has been an adjunct instructor for the Ohio Peace Officer’s Training Academy, teaching firearms, defensive tactics, bike patrol, knife defense and physical fitness topics. He has taught firearms and self-defense classes at the national and international level through the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors, The American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers, Rangemaster Tactical Conference and Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police.
He has a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Management and has written for several publications and websites including the following: The Firearms Instructor, Ohio Police Chief, Combat Handguns,  Survivalblog.com, Concealed Carry Magazine, Primedia’s Personal & Home Defense Annual,  Recoil Magazine and American Handgunner.

Julie Golob

Julie Golob is a decorated multi-time world and national champion, and a U.S. Army veteran, firearms instructor, and mother. She is a prominent voice for sharing safe, responsible gun ownership throughout the firearms industry, the shooting sports, and beyond. Golob’s frst book, SHOOT: Your Guide to Shooting and Competition, is a primer on improving shooting skills
and how to get started in the shooting sports. She has also written a short eBook: Shooting While Pregnant: A Resource for Expecting Moms. Toys,Tools, Guns & Rules , which encourages families to start the conversation about guns early, is her first children’s book.

Find her online at JulieGolob.com.

Chris Sajnog

Chris Sajnog: Although he’s done taking out terrorists, he’s still on a mission: To help others learn to live their lives as true warriors. He spent most of his life training the world’s most elite warriors, the US Navy SEALs. One day he came home from a long deployment and realized his two young boys needed him more than the SEAL Teams. After 20 years of serving his country, it was time to grow up — and become a father.
Chris, a Master Training Specialist in the Navy, was hand-selected to write the US Navy SEAL Sniper Manual. He used this experience, plus four years of studying neuroscience and elite performance, to develop the SEAL Training System — a fundamental shift to learning any skill. He’s the author of two bestselling books, How to Shoot Like a Navy SEAL and Navy SEAL Shooting and the owner of Center Mass Group, LLC a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in San Diego, California, and now offers his unique training online at chrissajnog.com