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Steve Robinson

Instructor/Director of Operations and Training

I bring over 55 years of firearms experience.

My firearms journey started as a youth in the Junior NRA program. Competing in Junior Rim Fire competition. I enlisted in the Military at 18, spending 8 years in Special Operations. Upon leaving my Military service, I entered school at UCSD and received a degree in Occupation Safety and Health. Upon graduating, I started then Copperstate Consulting Services LLC. Working in the General/Construction industry. Teaching companies "Safety Disciplines", for many years. While operating CCS, I received My NRA Instructor credentials.  I sold CCS and decided to embark on another venture. That was starting American CCW Firearms Training LLC. With my former training in many "Small Arms" Disciplines and Safety. We at ACCFT have built a culture of, Instructing our students not only in each firearms discipline, also with a strong emphasis on safety. To date American CCW Firearms Training has had over a thousand students pass through our Firearm Training Programs. We ensure each student is well informed in the laws and rights of owning a firearm. Expressing the importance to each student the responsibility of "Carrying Daily".


 Credentials are as follows:

  • NRA Certified Firearms Instructor (multiple disciplines)

  • NRA Certified Range Safety Officer

  • NRA Youth Air Rifle Coach

  • Civilian Marksmanship Program JMIC Instructor

  • AZ DPS Authorized CCW Instructor

  • NRA Refuse to Be a Victim Instructor
  • NRA Personal Protection in the Home Instructor

  • De-Escalation Instructor

  • Active Shooter Instructor

  • Tactical Preparedness Instructor

  • Situational Awareness Instructor

  • CQD Close Quarters Defensive Instructor

                           Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for Others.

                                                                                                   John 15:13


Daron Kettler

Instructor/Range Safety Officer 

Daron's experience in firearms stems back over 30 years starting with the military where he received initial weapons training which has since progressed over the years. He has served in various positions including volunteering at the sheriff's department, search and rescue, and currently works with individuals to develop their own Self Reliance Blueprint to preparedness. He is an expert in leadership, crisis management, and personal preparedness. 

Daron is currently pursuing his master's degree in Homeland Security & Emergency Crisis management. He continuously develops his skills as an instructor through continued education and skills development with such organizations as the NRA, USSCA. Daron is constantly pursuing more knowledge and experience to pass on to the ACCWFT students.
As an instructor, he is Driven about developing each student’s abilities. Helping them to integrate safe, responsible, and proficient firearms operation along with self-resiliency strategies into their “Daily Life”. He often states that as a student you will have progressed in each of these areas or I will have failed you, and failure is not an option for either of us!

 Credentials are as follows:

  • NRA Certified Firearms Instructor 

  • NRA Refuse to Be a Victim Instructor

  • NRA Certified Range Safety Officer

  • ACCWFT CCW Instructor

  • ACCWFT Intro to Basic Pistol


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