Senior Firearms Instructor
Chris is a combat veteran with the United States Marine Corp. Chris has 22 years of federal law enforcement experience, rising to the rank of Captain at his retirement in 2015. Chris served as a multifaceted trainer in the Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons. Chris instructed firearms, Less-Lethal munitions, Disturbance Control, Use of Force, Incident Management, Tactical planning, Team Leader and Command Center operations.
While serving as a trainer and team leader, he attended and conducted training throughout the country at various military and government facilities. He trained Special Operations Response Teams and Riot Control teams in mechanical, ballistic and thermal breaching. In support of Multiple Agency stakeholders from local, state and federal levels, Chris designed exercises to test contingency and assault plans.
Chris is employed with Homestead Training and serves as an NRA Chief Range Safety Officer, a Training Coordinator, an NRA LED Instructor, an FL K-Instructor, a Range Master, and a Director of Range Operations.
Head Firearms Instructor
Florida native and career Law Enforcement Officer, Will Schlegelmilch, has been a firearms instructor for over 15 years and a Law Enforcement Officer for over 21 years. Will has taught and worked throughout the State of Florida, bringing professionalism and leadership to his local community. Will spent his spare time teaching programs like D.A.R.E. and Project Alert at local schools. Will dedicated several years to training the newest generations of Law Enforcement Officers at The Florida Keys Criminal Justice Police Academy where he specialized in all High Liability Courses(Firearms, Vehicle Operations, Defensive Tactics, and Taser Techniques). In addition, Will assists in training local Police Departments and Sheriff’s Offices in specialized SWAT techniques and Active Shooter Scenario Training’s.
Will has worked with multiple specialty units, including the Multi-Agency Gang Task Force (MAGTF), SWAT, K-9, Field Force, and Crisis Stabilization Unit. Will is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and experience to the masses. He a fresh perspective and a realistic outlook on real-life situations. Will believes that through his training, he has learned that leadership and professionalism play an important part in providing safety to the community and his fellow colleagues.
Luis is employed with HTC as an NRA range safety officer, NRA instructor, and FLK instructor.
Born and raised in Puerto Rico with a career in law enforcement, Luis A. Tiru-Lopez, has been a firearms instructor for over 15 years. In Puerto Rico, Luis trained the Police Officers across the island as well as civilians. His lifelong passion since he was a child has been in the world of firearms. He holds the title of Master in Pistol awarded to him by the Puerto Rico firearms instructor Federation.
After relocating to South Florida in 2014 he was certified by the NRA to be a Law-Enforcement Instructor and is licensed as an FL-K instructor. In his spare time, Luis likes to spend time at the range practicing tactics and concepts to develop new ideas for training. He believes that through training we can come together as a community to provide a safer environment for all.
Luis has his certification in his K-license & G-license, as well as in Pistol, Tactical Pistol, Rifle, and Shotgun. He is our main Spanish instructor on the property and teaches both private and public courses in Spanish.
Private Training Available
Private training available for all your individual training needs. From basic shooting like getting to know your firearms to advanced training as a private vehicle class, call our main office to schedule your specific training needs.
Main Office : (305) 224 – 1839
Private Courses Available:
- CCW – Concealed Carry Weapon
- CCW en Español – Curso de Portacion de Armas Ocultas
- Closed Quarter Training
- Carbine/Pistol/Shotgun Training
- New Firearms Owners Course
- NRA RSO
- Precision Rifle Training
- Scenario-Based Training
- Vehicle Dynamics