Meet the amazing team that makes Shoot270° the best shooting range in Nashville. Our trainers are passionate about teaching gun safety classes and showing off our new indoor shooting range.

  • MITCH Y.

    Mitch is a data-driven performance instructor who helps students achieve high standards of speed and accuracy in shooting. He has a left-handed perspective of running many modern carbine and pistol platforms, such as AR-15s and AK-47/74s, both suppressed and unsuppressed. He has thousands of hours of experience with concealed carry, shooting in full-kit, as well as shooting in adverse lighting conditions.

    Learn more by shooting with Mitch.

  • SHANE R.

    Shane is a mission driven professional with 8 years of military experience as a Sniper and Combat marksman. He has extensive experience with long range weapon systems and AR platforms. He is an experienced leader with a passion for teaching marksmanship. 

  • JOHN A.

    John is a certified firearms instructor with over 20 years of experience in law enforcement, security, and training. He is a USCCA Certified Firearms Instructor, Concealed Carry and Home Defense Instructor, NRA Range Officer Certified, Certified Protective Services Officer, Heckler & Koch Arrest Tech Certified, and POST Certified.

    Learn more by shooting with John.

  • DAVID S.

    David is a highly trained Infantry Rifleman who served on active
    duty in the United States Marine Corps. During that time, he proved to be Combat efficient while he was deployed to Sangin, Afghanistan. He is passionate about combat life-saving techniques and has aided in the care of several urgent casualties. David is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and uses his knowledge of human anatomy, microbiology, and the cardiovascular system in his firearms training.

    Learn more by shooting with David.


    Dakota brings over two decades of expertise from his 21-year career in Coast Guard Law Enforcement, where he honed his leadership skills and developed a talent for inspiring his team. As a dedicated instructor, he has spent 20 years training military personnel and has six years of experience in civilian firearms training. Dakota thrives in high pressure environments and adapts seamlessly to diverse situations.

    Learn more by shooting with Dakota.