Angelo has been a firearms instructor for over 14 years. As a senior staff instructor for Defense Training International (DTI), he has trained thousands of military, police, and citizens in the art of defensive firearms. Angelo currently holds the world record for .50BMG “Hunter Class” 9 1/16” 5 shot group at 1000 yards. This record was set with stock Barrett M82.

After 20-years as a master machinist, Angelo now spends his time off the range as a helicopter Flight Instructor.

Firearm And Tactical Schools Attended

Defense Training International (DTI)

John & Vicki Farnam
  • Pistol
  • Rifle
  • Shotgun
  • Armed Vehicle Operations
  • Scenario-Based Training
  • Instruction of Female Students
  • Tactical Medical
  • Instructor Program

Yavapai Firearms Academy, Inc

Louis Awerbuck
  • Pistol
  • Rifle

Strike Tactical

  • Henk Iverson
  • Armed Vehicle Operations


  • Ken Vogal
  • Armed Vehicle Operations

Badlands Tactical

  • Level One Sniper
  • Level Two Sniper
  • Level Three Sniper

Steve Tarani

  • Edged Weapons Level I

Doc Gunn, Inc.

  • Tactical Medical/Treatment of Gunshot Wounds

Firearm Instruction Certifications

Defense Training International

  • Affiliate Instructor/Staff Member

National Rifle Association (NRA)

  • Certified Pistol Instructor
  • Personal Protection Inside the Home
  • Range Safety Officer

Professional Organizations

  • International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA)