We’ve gathered an impressive group of champions as your Coaching Staff. Live your dream as you train with the best.
Randi Rogers is a shooter from head to toe. She is a member of the Smith & Wesson Shooting Team and dabbles in hunting, fishing and the great outdoors but at the end of the day she is a competitive shooter. Over the last 18 years Rogers has won over 50 world and national titles in action shooting sports such as Cowboy Action Shooting, IDPA, IPSC, USPSA, NRA Action Pistol, Steel Challenge and 3Gun. She fills her days concealed carrying in a Comp-Tac Holster, spending time practicing at the range, writing for different outdoor publications and finding new ways to help other men, women and juniors enjoy the recreation and entertainment of target shooting.
Robert Vogel is the only Law Enforcement Officer ever to win World and National Championships in the Practical Pistol disciplines of IPSC, IDPA and USPSA. Vogel is now a 3-time World and 23-time National Champion across 3 disciplines of Practical Shooting. Born and raised on a farm in rural Ohio, from a very young age shooting, hunting and the outdoors have been his way of life. After graduating high school, Vogel began competing in Practical shooting competitions. He has been a Police Officer for over 13 years, with eight and a half of those years spent as a full-time street cop. As a member of the Counties joint department SWAT team in Kenton, Ohio, he was also one of the Department’s and SWAT team’s firearms instructors.
Tommy Thacker's accomplishments include 2011-2012 3 Gun Nation National Champion, Team Armalite founder and former captain, Team FNH USA founder and former captain, 3 Gun Nation Pro Tour Member (6 years), 2016 Rockcastle Pro-Am 1st, 2016 Rocky Mountain 3 Gun 5th, 2016 Armalite 3 Man Team 3 Gun 2nd, 2016 WARSPORT Team Challenge 2nd, 2016 3 Gun Nation SE Regional 4th Practical, 2015 3 Gun Nation Eastern Regional 3rd, 2015 3 Gun Nation SW Regional 6th, 2015 3 Gun Nation Pro Tour 1st event #6, 2015 Armalite 2 Gun Championship 2nd, 2014 Colt 3 Man 3 Gun Team Champion, 2013 Colt 3 Man 3 Gun Team Champion, USPSA Open Grand Master and USPSA Master 4 Divisions. With more than 20 years in the firearms industry, Tommy Thacker has held positions from sponsored shooter and retail operations through executive management with various manufacturers. His role with The 31 Heroes Project as a member of the Board of Directors will allow him to help raise money for this non-profit organization through programs organized in conjunction with One Team One Fight to raise money and awareness though social and athletic events to support the families of Extortion 17 and honor their legacy by funding the treatment of TBI/PTSD.
Toward the end of her 22-year career with Tulsa Police Department, Muller began to focus on competition and found the exciting 3 gun discipline, using pistol, rifle and shotgun. By the time of her retirement in 2014, she was competing as a professional and racking up multiple high lady wins, including 2016 USPSA Multigun Open Lady Champion and 2015 NRA World Shooting Lady Champion. She has been a member of the USA Ladies teams in two Pan-American Shotgun matches and, most recently, the USA Ladies Team that took gold in the World IPSC Shotgun match in Italy in 2015. She also earned a silver medal in individual competition. Muller is the captain for Team Benelli, a co-host for "Shooting Gallery" and can also be seen on "3 Gun Nation", "Shooting USA", "The Big Gun" and "Stop the Threat". She has a passion for the 2nd Amendment and has recently started leading groups of shooters to DC to advocate for the issue. Dianna is also a certified Instructor for the NRA and CLEET (Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training).
Growing up on a secluded farm in rural southeast Kansas, Muller spent the greater part of his childhood in the woods, plinking and hunting. He and his wife, Dianna, met in 2011 and she introduced the shooting sport of 3 Gun and Ryan fell in love with them both! Muller still has a passion for hunting, but 3 Gun provides the opportunity to travel and compete together. Although Muller only started competing in 2012, he was naturally talented and quickly rose in the ranks. He earned a coveted spot to the 3 Gun Nation Pro Series in his second year of competing in 2014 and has earned titles in 3 Gun in the Open Division. He has multiple top 10 finishes and was 7th in the NRA World Shooting Championship in 2014, 4th in 2016. Muller is a certified firearms instructor and also volunteers with HAVA and Freedom Hunters, who focus on getting wounded veterans into hunting and competitions.
Having started shooting Production division in USPSA, B.J. Norris quickly advanced and won his first national title at just 14 years old. Now 27, B.J. is already a 16-year veteran of competitive shooting with 15 World Championship titles to his name. Actively competing in USPSA, 3 Gun, Steel Challenge, IDPA and NRA Action Pistol, B.J. feels his greatest strength is “versatility. Depending on the day, I’m shooting a different rifle, different pistol, or different targets. This creates a different set of challenges you must adapt to.” B.J. is also an NRA Certified Instructor and has been a guest instructor at Jerry Miculek’s Camp Shootout and the MGM Targets Junior Shooters Camp.
Chris Cheng is History Channel's Top Shot Season 4 champion and author of the highly acclaimed book, "Shoot to Win." A self-taught amateur, Silicon Valley techie, Cheng beat 17 professionals to win the title of "Top Shot," a $100,000 cash prize, and a professional shooting contract with Bass Pro Shops. He quit his job at Google to tour the country and live the life of a pro shooter. A competitive 3-gun shooter, certified NRA Instructor, and 2nd Amendment advocate, Cheng enthusiastically enjoys teaching shooters the fundamentals of marksmanship. Cheng is a member of the NSSF's Outreach Advisory Board and passionate supporter of diversity.