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Jeff Gonzales Named Director of Training for The Range at Austin

Decorated US Navy SEAL and renowned instructor joins premier shooting facility.

AUSTIN, TX – The Range at Austin is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeff Gonzales. Jeff will serve as Director of Training for the facility’s instructional and educational courses. Jeff will bring his years of experience, lessons learned and NSW mindset to The Range at Austin and its education programs. He will oversee a diverse curriculum ranging from firearm safety classes to concealed handgun certification and advanced tactical training.

Jeff is a decorated and respected U.S. Navy SEAL who served as an operator and instructor participating in numerous combat operations around the world. Jeff serves as President to Trident Concepts, a Texas-based company specializing in personal protection tactics, techniques and procedures for armed and unarmed conflicts. “I’m extremely excited to take the helm at this amazing facility,” stated Jeff. “I look forward to the challenges of firearms training and education.”

“Jeff will be a tremendous asset to The Range at Austin, designing and implementing exceptional curriculum and education courses for our customers in Texas and beyond,” stated Grant Shaw, Managing Partner for The Range at Austin. “Jeff will be hard at work in the coming weeks developing a training and education program unmatched by most facilities.”

The facility is scheduled to open in fall of 2016.

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8 Responses to “Jeff Gonzales Named Director of Training for The Range at Austin”

  1. Cannot think of a better person than Jeff to implement a great curriculum and expertise. Congratulations Brother!

  2. patrulje says:

    I was able to send a lot on my group thru his classes and learned a lot from the few I got to go thru as well. It will be a bit of a commute from Cedar park to South Austin for him.

  3. Dellis says:

    Congrats Jeff!!

    Austin is a nice place but too liberal for us to live there but close enough from San Antonio to drive there!

  4. Mike says:

    Great news! Stoked to have this place opening up, I plan to bring customers here for team building events.

  5. John in TX says:

    Can’t think of someone better for this task! Jeff is a talented instructor with impeccable integrity. I was fortunate to have attended and sent several of my deploying teams to Jeff for world class training. Congratulations both to Jeff and The Range!



  6. dudeabides says:

    I was gonna say I’ve never even heard of this range….Fall 2016 makes sense. Sounds like its off to a solid start!

  7. Steve says:

    I have been fortunate to attend classes from many of the trainers profiled on these very pages. Jeff is one of the best. His demeanor, style, knowledge, and training pace were all outstanding. Nice work JG.

  8. Thank you everyone for the compliments and well wishes. I continue to be amazed at the support from this community. Stay safe everyone and look forward to seeing folks stream through the new facility.