David Gahagan

Position: Assistant Instructor

Assists with: all basic courses, AT I/IA/II, AR15, and others

NRA Certifications: Instructor in Home Firearm Safety, Pistol, Rifle, Shotgun, Personal Protection, Refuse To Be A Victim® and a Range Safety Officer .

Other Certifications: Type I Wildland Firefighter, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer NT/Windows 2000, CPR, Incident Command System, NOAA/NWS Skywarn.

Memberships: NRA, Texas State Rifle Association, US Practical Shooting Association, Texas State Fireman's and Fire Marshall's Association, 3-N-1 Volunteer Fire Department, Bastrop County Emergency District #1 (Commissioner and President), Area Gun Glubs

     KR Training: Advanced Training I, IA, II, III, V, Low Light Handgun Skills, Defensive Shotgun I, AR15 Rifle, Home Defense Tactics, Defensive Living, NRA Refuse To Be A Victim.
     InSights Training Center: Defensive Folding Knife I - II, Unarmed Self Defense I - II.
     Other: Texas Concealed Handgun License Holder, Incident Command System, Wildland Fire Supression and Tactics, Rescue (Jaws of Life), CPR, Hazmat, Structural Fire Supression and Tactics, SCBA, Building Search and Rescue, Urban Interface Fire Supression, Tactics and Mitigation, Fire Ground Safety Officer, NOAA/NWS Skywarn

Experience/Achievements: Assoc in Communications, Austin Community College, Microsoft Certified System Engineer Windows NT - Windows 2000, Lifelong recreational shooter, IPSC Limited class competitor.

Personal: David is currently the Network Manager for The University of Texas Investment Management Company and a Fire Commissioner for Bastrop ESD #1. He holds an MCSE in both Windows NT and Windows 2000, holds a Lifetime Texas Resident Hunting and Fishing License and holds a Type I Wildland Firefighter Certification. In his free time, he enjoys fire-fighting, photography, home automation, weather systems, camping, fishing, hunting, home-brewing, geocaching, and guitar.