HIRE A CERTIFIED FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR 
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HIRE A CERTIFIED

FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR

One-On-One Training

  • New shooters and any shooter wanting to enhance their knowledge.

  • One-On-One Instruction on LIVE range. 

  • We only used certified instructors

  • Fee includes lane rental. 

Cost:

$75.00

Hire a certified firearms instructor by-the-hour while shooting at the HERO center.  Your lane reservation is included in the $75 per hour charge.  Customers may choose to hire one of our certified firearms instructor for personal one-on-one training right at the range stall.  Shooters are encouraged to bring their own firearm.  Please note that by paying for this service, you will be contacted to schedule a time that works for you when you plan to come to HERO Shooting Range to shoot.  This service needs to be pre-planned in advance and we ask for at least 48 hours notice prior to having the instruction time.  Users should NOT reserve a shooting lane as this will be setup when coordinating with the private instructor or HERO staff member.  As a reminder, the $75 fee includes the instructor fee and a lane reservation per hour. 

 

Any questions call HERO staff at 651-458-2811.  

Below is some information on our instructors to help you better decide whether or not you would like to select an instructor personally or we can assign an instructor to you if you have no preference.  

MEET OUR INSTRUCTORS
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Daniel 
Clemen

Certified Firearms Instructor

Daniel has 9 years of military experience and was a unit armorer tasked with repairing small arms for the military. Daniel is an NRA certified pistol instructor. Daniel currently serves in the MN National Guard as a Flight Operations Sergeant.  

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Kevin 
Gjersten

Certified Firearms Instructor

Kevin has 35 years experience in law enforcement and the U.S. Army military police.  Kevin can help you improve your marksmanship with handguns, long guns, enhance your ability to engage target(s) from a holstered position, practice emergency and tactical reloading, as well as how to use cover and concealment effectively. Works with new shooters and seasoned shooters to help improve skills. 

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Mike
Saros

Certified Firearms Instructor

Mike is an NRA Certified Basic Pistol Instructor and a shooting sports enthusiast.  Mike spent 28 years with the Dept. of Corrections (CO/FTO & Fugitive Transport) and 6 years USMC Military Police. Mike enjoys working with new shooters. 

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Jim
Smith

Certified Firearms Instructor

Jim is a Federal Firearms License Holder (FFL) with a Class 3 Occupational Stamp.  Jim is an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and has been teaching firearms courses since 2014.  Jim is an avid shooter and very knowledgeable in firearms. 

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Laurel
Tollefson

Certified Firearms Instructor

Laurel is a competition shooter and retired law enforcement officer. Laurel has extensive experience in firearms instruction and safety.  Laurel enjoys working with new shooters and experienced shooters wishing to improve their skillsets. 

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Paul
Torguson

Certified Firearms Instructor

Paul has over 27 years of law enforcement experience serving as a firearms instructor for several city departments and the Washington County SWAT team. Paul is an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor. 

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Bryan
Wagner

Certified Firearms Instructor

Bryan is a retired law enforcement officer and an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor for the HERO Center.  Bryan is also an avid hunter. Bryan is passionate about teaching responsible, practical and safe gun handling.