Instructor Bio

Jay Cunningham began serious firearms training in 2006 and continues to be a voracious student. He has trained under the following instructors:

  • Robert Vogel
  • Super Dave Harrington
  • Tom Givens
  • Larry Vickers
  • Craig Douglas a.k.a. SouthNarc
  • Ken Hackathorn
  • Rob Haught
  • Todd Louis Green (requiescat in pace)
  • John Farnam

360 Performance Shooting, C&G Training, Critical Carry Firearms Training, Failure 2 Stop LLC, F.I.R.E. Institute, OnSight Firearms Training, Practical Firearms Training, and many others.

He has participated in over 1,000 hours of formal professional firearms training and is an NRA Certified Range Safety Officer, NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, and NRA Certified Personal Protection Inside the Home Instructor.

Jay was a Vickers Shooting Method Regional Endorsed Instructor and was Colt AR-15 Armorer Certified by Ken Elmore of Specialized Armament. Jay is a founding Staff member of – for Teachers and Students of the Pistol.

Jay is married to his wife of almost 14 years and has two daughters… and he’s prepared to lay down his life to protect them – but not without one helluva fight.

Safe – Accurate – Confident