AimHi Family Firearms Center

Serving Columbus and surrounding areas
Franklin, Licking and Delaware Counties
(614) 939-4867

Jenn Amato

(419) 261-7515


Butler County, Warren County, Hamilton County
Cities Hamilton, Fairfield, West Chester, Mason, Oxford, Trenton, Middletown, Colerain, Forest Park

Jim Arbuckle

JLA Armament
Muskingum county/southern Ohio


Kevin Sadeski – Chief Instructor
Servicing Columbus and Central Ohio with over 18,000 trained
Online Registration and Many Range Dates Available

Phone: (614) 503-5214 (call/text)



Armed 4 Life LLC

Joshua Rockey
NRA Certified Instructor
Serving Columbus and surrounding areas
(614) 500-3377


Luke Magee and Debbie Magee
USCCA Certified Instructors
Serving Butler and Warren Counties
Phone (513)379-7086

Doug Atkins

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
Personal CCW Instructor
One on one or small groups
Text or call 937-266-5151
Waynesville Ohio

Michael Banks at Southwest CCW

Serving Highland County and surrounding areas

Michael Bennett

Owner/Chief Instructor
Tombstone Tactical Defense Institute, Inc. DBA Tombstone Concealed Carry Institute
Loveland, Ohio 45140
Serving Cincinnati & Hamilton, Clermont, Butler, Warren, Clinton, & Highland Counties.
(513) 257-1531

Teri Bichsel

Blacklick, OH
Lady Instructor Serving Central Ohio Area!


Serving Mentor, Willoughby, Eastlake, Kirtland, and Concord

Jerry Bortner

Serving Darke and surrounding counties
(937) 548-1919

John Bourne

Serving Richland, Crawford, Ashland County Area
OPOTA Pistol Instructor
Sig Sauer Academy Master Pistol Instructor

Dan Brothers – Covert Tactical

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, Former OPOTA Pistol Instructor
Serving Lake and Cuyahoga Counties

Debbie Brown

Serving eastern Cuyahoga, Northern Portgage and Geauga county

Ray H. Brumme

Serving the Massillon, Ohio area

Bill Carroll

Parkersburg, WV MID OHIO VALLEY area
(304) 483-2397

Paul Caudill

Conceal Carry Workshop
13191 Brannon Rd
Bethel, Ohio 45106
NRA Certified Instructor
Serving Hamilton, Clermont, Brown, Adams, Clinton and Highland Counties
(513) 300-2959 (text only) or

Craig Chaffins

Serving the Lancaster/Circleville areas
Craig’s Concealed Carry

Ron Chester-Chester Arms LLC

Located in Blacklick,Ohio
Serving Columbus and the Surrounding Area

Rhonda G Chicone PhD

Yolo Concealed Carry
Serving Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana Counties

Cheyenne Rinehart

Proactive Defense of Ohio, LLC
Serving the Chillicothe and Surrounding Area
(740) 804-8386

Barry Rhoten

Certifying the great people of: Hamilton, Clermont, Brown, Warren and Montgomery counties since 2004

Register online at

Or call 513-252-4808 to setup rangetime requirements

Citizens Firearms Training LLC

Don Washington
Serving Chagrin Falls

Paul Clark

Warrior Tactical Systems
Wheeling, WV

Concealed Carry of Ohio

Cindy Lee, NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
Serving Independence, Ohio Area

Brian Cooper

Circleville/Southern Columbus


Canton, Ohio (easily accessible to Akron/Canton areas)
Stark and Summit Counties

Jason D Crouch

American Revolution Tactical
(513) 939-8258

Thomas Cunningham

1 on 1 or group classes

Serving Franklin County area




Ray Davidson

Central Ohio Firearms Training LLC
PO BOX 335, Hilliard OH 43026
(614) 353-8951

Roger Dorsey

We serve all of northern Ohio, we do travel to train but our main classroom is in Elyria, Ohio 44035.
Lorain County

Louis F. Fow

NRA Certified Firearms instructor – Pistol
30 Greentree Rd, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
US Marine firearms instructor 1959 – 1962
Geauga County
(440) 247-4100

Scott Frank

Y-City Firearms Training
Serving Zanesville and surrounding areas
Instructor code sf1001
(740) 221-4155

Jack Frontz

Town & Country Firearms Training LLC
Coshocton, Ohio
Coshocton County

Michael Gardner

Columbus/Central Ohio
(614) 218-0574

Marcus Grampa

Serving the Mentor, Ohio area

Thomas Gray

Serving the Cincinnati and Dayton areas.
Straight Shot Firearms Training, LLC
Thomas C. Gray, Instructor

United States Marine Corps Retired
USCCA Certified Instructor
NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
NRA Certified Range Safety Officer

Greenlee Tactical Firearms Institute

Located in Perry County, serving SE Ohio
Text (740) 603-7522 or email

Todd Gruesbeck

Serving Lucas, Fulton and Wood Counties

Jim Guy

NRA instructor
Indoor and outdoor shooting located in Penfield township southern Lorain county
(440) 670-4590

Darryl Hadfield

Serving the Cincinnati area

The Hernandez Firearm Academy

David Hernandez
Certified NRA Instructor
Serving Lucas, Ottawa, Wood, Seneca, Sandusky, Hancock counties. City: Toledo, Bowling Green, Port Clinton, Fremont, Tiffin

Home Defense Institute

Chad Stemm, Shelley Stemm
Freedom Health and Safety Training Center
Zanesville, Ohio 43701
Muskingum County

Dave Horn

Serving Northern Ohio and the Seneca County area

OPOTA Firearms Instructor
SIG Master Pistol Instructor
SIG Master Rifle Instructor

Tim Johnson

Ohio Shooting Instruction
Germantown, OH
Serving The Greater Dayton Area including – Butler, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren Counties
Cost of training – $50 Students with certification from will receive a 20% discount ($40)
(937) 371-4142

H Edward Jones (Ed)

Serving the Dayton, Beavercreek, Vandalia, Bellbrook areas

Mike Kemmer

Located in Waldo, Ohio
Serving Delaware and Marion Counties

K&M Safety Consultants LLC

Gary Kiener
Derrick Martin
Office: 567-257-1003
Serving North Central Ohio

Stephen Moser
Serving Mahoning and Trumbull counties

KMR Firearms LLC

Chad Knox
Serving Washington, Noble, Morgan, Athens Counties
(740) 516-1206

Michael (Mike) Kuntz

Lebanon, Oregonia and Maineville

Scott Lautzenheiser

Indiana & Ohio Firearm LLC
NRA Training Counselor; State Of Utah Pistol Instructor
Sporting Goods Sales
Mercer County
Shop (260) 592-7952
Mobile (419) 953-4396

The Lead Shed

Serving Northwest Ohio: Toledo, Wauseon, Delta, Swanton, Perrysburg, Whitehouse, Maumee, Fayette, West Unity, Archbold, Napoleon, Liberty Center, Grand Rapids, Bowling Green, Lyons, Holland, Richfield Center, Sylvania.
Ask for Dan or Ed
(419) 335-2131
This is the best way to contact us and arrange your range time.

Steven Lindow

Supervisor of law enforcement firearms training division
Youngstown, Ohio
Mahoning County

Zenith Defense

Matthew Maruster

Serving Columbus,Oh
(614) 407-5729

Tony March

Serving Sandusky, Seneca and Ottawa Counties


Serving within a 100 mile radius of Akron

Marty at ISA Firearms Safety & Training

Findlay, Ohio

Don Mason

Excel Defense
Fremont, Ohio
Sandusky County

Kyle McCluer

Instructor Talon Defense
Ohio CCW NRA Instructor serving Putman County & Middletown Ohio

Shawn Miller

Miller’s Advanced Weaponry, LTD
119 3rd St. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
(330) 407-6285

Jeff Miller

Protection Associates
(937) 709-0106

Serving Greene, Montgomery, Warren, and Clinton counties. I am also willing to travel outside these counties for special instruction or circumstances.

Jeff Moles

Jerry Asbury
Dayton, OH
Montgomery County

Mark Moore

Serving Portsmouth Ohio and surrounding areas

Dave Noice

Noice Family Firearms
Logan, Ohio
Serving Central and Southeastern Ohio

North Coast Tactical Firearm Training and Defense

Dan Popadak-NRA Certified Instructor
Located in Rome, Ohio (Ashtabula county) and serving the Northeast Ohio area

NW Ohio Pistol Training

Wauseon, NW Ohio
Fulton County

Ohio CCW

Louis Katona III
OPOTA & NRA Instructor
Bucyrus, Mansfield, Richland, Crawford, Wyandot, and Morrow Counties

Ohio Conceal and Carry

Gary York
OPOTA & NRA Certified Firearms Instructor
Servicing Franklin, Fairfield, Licking, Delaware, Madison & Pickaway counties
(740) 215-4098

Ohio Concealed Carry Academy

NRA Certified Instructor and Range Safety Officer
Serving Cleveland and Northeast Ohio (Cuyahoga, Summit, Medina, Lake, Geauga and Lorain Counties)

Robert Parkinson
Serving the Cleveland, Ohio area

Doug Pelton

Ashland, Mansfield, Wooster, Northern Ohio
Ashland, Richland, and Wayne Counties

Don Parvin

NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
USCCA Associate Pistol Instructor
Private, personal instruction. Offering one-on-one or small group instruction. Serving Cedarville and Greene County. Call or text 937-532-9276

Greg Pierce

Group Therapy Academy, LLC.
Pemberville, Ohio

Harry Poling

Impact Home Defense, LLC
DBA: IHD Gun Shop
3285 S County Rd 25A
Troy, Ohio 45373
Contact/store number: (937) 335-3330

Lawrence Querin
Serving Wellington, Ohio – Lorain County

Roderick C. Pounds, Sr.


Ray Price

Serving the south Dayton, Franklin, Springboro, Waynesville, Lebanon area.

Sphons CCW LLC

Minerva, Ohio
Jason Sphon NRA Certified Instructor PH# 740-422-9482
Rodney Sphon NRA Certified Instructor PH# 330-205-1378
Serving the Stark, Carrol, Columbiana Counties. and surrounding areas

Jacob Fischer

Jacob Fischer is an NRA & USCCA Certified instructor and owner of Outdoor 101. They are located in the NE Ohio

Jacob Fischer
Outdoor 101 |

Thomas Putnam

Current polce officer and OPOTA certified firearms instructor, registration REQ03691
Training in Preebles, Ohio
Serving Adams, Brown, Highland, Pike and Scioto counties

R and L Training LLC

R. Tuten
Serving Monroe, Morgan, and Washington counties

Jake Reed

Serving Allen, Van wert, allen Country, Augliaze count, Paulding, mercer, Hardin, Hancock, Putnam counties
(419) 203-3915

Bob Richardson

USCCA Certified Instructor

RJR Firearms

Phone: 330-607-3148 (call/text)

Serving Akron, Summit, Medina, Stark, and Portage counties

Chris Rochow

Certified NRA Instructor in several disciplines, and a former Dayton police officer
Cities/areas served – Youngstown area, N. Lima, Columbiana area, Warren area
Mahoning, Allen, Columbiana, Trumbull Counties
(330) 727- 9220

Fred Romano

An American Lawman Training Company
We hold classes in the greater Cincinnati area including Clermont and Warren county.
(513) 237-9423

Steve Rudasill

Based in Ada, Ohio 45810, but serving anywhere in Ohio
Hardin County

Don Sayers

Northwest Ohio (Ideal) or
Lucas, Henry and Fulton Counties or
Toledo Area or Liberty Center, Ohio (least desirable)

Captain Ken Schoenfeld
Serving Ashtabula, Geneva, Conneaut, Madison, Lake, Geauga, and Trumbull counties

Joe Schoolcraft-Burkey

Area: Trumbull/Mahoning Counties
(330) 766-1138 (can be reached by students via TEXT as well)

Jeffrey K. Scott, MBA, CLEE

Owner / Firearms Instructor
TASER Instructor: #040317626341412871346C
Law Enforcement Training & Tactical Institute
Citizen Defense & Training Group

Seneca Tactical Consulting and Training LLC

Douglas Skornicka
OPOTA and NRA Firearms Instructor
Serving Seneca, Sandusky, Wood, Hancock, Wyandot, Crawford Counties
(419) 618-0387

Tim Shaffer / Defensive Line CCW, LLC

Serving Erie/Lorain Counties

Carl Sidwell

Mt. Orab, Ohio
Serving Adams, Brown,Clermont,Hamilton and Highland counties
(937) 444-3824

Tyrone Sims

7501 Granby Way, West Chester, Ohio 45069
Serving Southwest Ohio, including Butler, Warren, and Hamilton County Ohio
(513) 693-1728

Jerry D Smith

NRA Certified Firearms Instructor
OPATA Certified
Former Military & Law Enforcement
Serving North Central Ohio including Morrow, Marion, Crawford, Richland & Ashland Co

Charles Statler

Firearms Training Source
Chuck Statler
OPOTA & NRA Instructor
Mount Vernon area, Knox, Morrow, Licking, Coshocton, Holmes, Delaware, Richland and Ashland Counties.
Text (614) 506-3448 or email

Straight Shooters LLC

Bruce Collier
Carl Sidwell
Joe Riolo
Georgetown, Ohio
Serving Adams, Brown, Clermont, Hamilton and Highland counties Certified instructors

Sunrise Training Academy

Tim Green
NRA Instructor
Serving Central Ohio
(614) 245-5107

Training Of Patriots Academy LLC

Rik Charpia
CEO/ NRA Counselor
Apple Creek, Ohio 44606
Serving: Stark, Wayne, Medina, Summit, Holmes, Tuscarawas, Ashland areas

Defend What Matters

Barry Tarlton
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Serving Southern Ohio

Tri City Secure Solutions

Serving the Mahoning Valley

Jerry Tulich

Serving Butler and Hamilton Counties

Ronald Warren

Butler county, Oh
Trenton, Oh 45067

Ricky Watters

Serving Maple Hts. Ohio 44137 area
Cuyahoga County

John Weslow

Serving Tiffin, Fostoria and Fremont, Ohio
Seneca and Sandusky Counties

David Wilms

Lifesaver Training, LLC
Serving the Warren-Youngstown, Ohio area

Paul Wolf
Serving Minerva, Ohio 44657 – Stark, Carroll and Columbiana counties

X-TAC Training LLC.

Thom Glover
Brian Throckmorton
London, West Jefferson, Springfield, Columbus (Madison County)

Matthew F Yellen

Matthew F Yellen Concealed Carry Training
Serving Champaign, Clark, and Logan Counties


Mark Yoho

Mark Yoho NRA Certified Trainer – Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Range Safety, and Reloading
Serving Chagrin Falls, Geauga County