THE BEST OF THE BEST INSTRUCTORS

911 Academy is a disabled veteran owned company comprised of current and former U.S. Military and Special Operations instructors, criminal defense attorneys, and law enforcement instructors. Our instructors range from Navy SEALs, SWCC, EOD, Green Berets, Force Recon, Rangers, Snipers, PJ’S, MSRT and many other talented Anti-Terrorism Instructors.

Chad Talbot
Chad TalbotCEO, Founder
As a SWCC operator I specialized in providing small-caliber gunfire support on specialized high-tech, high-speed, and low profile Surface Combatant Craft to secretly infiltrate and ex-filtrate Navy SEALs on Special Operations missions worldwide.
Josh Skapura
Josh SkapuraInstructor
A twelve-year veteran of the United States Navy, Josh spent ten years in Naval Special Warfare as a Special Operator (SEAL) Assaulter and 7 years as a Sniper at SEAL TEAM ONE. Josh also spent two and a half years attached to Training Detachment (TRADET-1) as a Special Reconnaissance Instructor.
Keith Ross
Keith RossInstructor
Mr. Ross has supervised, trained and evaluated – Federal, State and City Law Enforcement / U.S. and foreign military; conventional and Special Operation Forces (SOF) personnel for 27 + years (13yrs SOF training) to include his current position with the Provost Marshals Office / Military Police.
Matthew Gaddy
Matthew GaddyInstructor
Matthew has been assigned to both rescue and special tactics units as a PJ enabler supporting units from all four uniformed services of the U.S. military as a ground force medic and technical rescue specialist.
Keiko Arroyo
Keiko ArroyoInstructor
Keiko has been training a combination of active duty Military. Veterans, uniformed security, plainclothes Executive Protection Specialist, and civilians for over 30 years.
Sean Talbot
Sean TalbotInstructor
5 years US Army – Military Police
Special Reaction Team/Recon/Shield Man/Point Man/ Entry Team Leader
7 years US Border Patrol Agent
Brad Albertson
Brad AlbertsonInstructor
Brad Albertson is a former Reconnaissance Marine with over eight years active duty. He served with 1 st Reconnaissance BN. Stationed on Camp Pendelton, Ca. and also with EODMU1 in San Diego, Ca. as a counter mine measures VSW combat diver.
Dan Shomo
Dan ShomoInstructor
Dan Shomo is a former Navy SEAL Team operator with over ten years experience in Naval Special Warfare.

He is currently a private military contractor and Weapons and Tactics Instructor.

Jonathan Wechter
Jonathan WechterInstructor
My name is Jonathan Wechter, originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and I now reside in San Diego, California. I was stationed at Fort. Lewis McCord with the Second Ranger Battalion, where I trained and specialized in Infantry tactics, close quarters combat, airborne operations and airfield seizures.
David Tucker
David TuckerInstructor
Dave’s past career in Navy Special warfare has a track record of undoubted work ethic, qualifications, professional skills, and techniques. Combined with his unflinching optimism and dedication, his focus is beyond reproach when it comes to the importance of training.
Nate King
Nate KingInstructor
James (Nate) King began his career in 1985 enlisting in the United States Marine Corps as a Heavy Machine Gunner soon after he was placed in Special Operations capable Unit. Nate left the Marine Corps in 1993 with a honorable Discharge.
Kevin Kent
Kevin KentInstructor
Chief Special Warfare Operator Kevin Kent retired after 21 years of active duty with Naval Special Warfare. He graduated Basic Underwater Demolition/ SEAL Training with class 200 & spent more than 15 years with SEAL Team Five, in Coronado, CA, where he completed 9 special operations combat deployments.
Austin Brown
Austin BrownInstructor
Naval Special Warfare Boat Operator- SWCC. Austin excelled in a wide variety of roles over the course of 8 years in Special Operations, 3 Deployments, 2 National Level Tasking’s, 2 Presidential security details, dozens of operations and hundreds of training evolutions.
Nick Bohr
Nick BohrInstructor
Nick has a career spanning 14 years of military experience serving in positions ranging from Infantry Rifleman within the U.S Army to Naval Special Warfare as a Special Warfare Combatant Craft Crewman operator.
William “Billy” Leahy
William “Billy” LeahyInstructor
Veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard Billy currently works under the Counter Terrorism Division of the Department of State, deploying around the world training foreign special operations units in Sniper/Observer Operations, Crisis Response, Quick Reaction Forces, Personal Security Details, and Explosive Breaching techniques.
MR. Evans
MR. EvansInstructor
Mr. Evans served over 25 years in the U.S. Navy as a Chief Master EOD Warfare Specialist in the Maritime Security/Protection field. He has worked every faucet of Maritene Security/Protectron from the MK 6 Marine Mammal System Anti-Swimmer Detachment to the Mine Countermeasures throughout the Middle East and IRAQ.
Warren A. Moore
Warren A. MooreInstructor
Retired US Navy Veteran 1977 – 1997 seeking a position where my many years of leadership and management experience will be utilized to the utmost potential and contribute to the company’s overall success, by providing and utilizing my pyrotechnics skills.
Paul Wayman
Paul WaymanInstructor
Paul served in the United States Marine Corps with 3/4 Scout Sniper Platoon. During his enlistment he served on two deployments to Iraq and was fortunate enough to have some of the best training in existence. Paul has worked as a contractor abroad and instructs with a no nonsense, practical, and realistic approach.
Jose Gonzalez
Jose GonzalezInstructor
Jose Gonzalez is a 7th degree black belt in the Korean Art of Tang Soo Do. Mr. Gonzalez is also a 6th degree black belt in Shaolin Goju-Ryu, and a tournament champion. Mr. Gonzalez is the owner of the International Tang Soo Do Martial Arst Studio, and is affiliated with the International Tang Do Kwan Karate Association.