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ADAPT has gathered some of the very best, talented, and passionate professionals that have a true desire to teach what they believe in, and learn from you on how to do it better.

Our Faculty is carefully selected based upon their customer service and educational instructional skills. The passion for teaching and the consistent commitment to both self and student improvement are the traits we seek and cultivate in our staff.

We have many volunteer and guest instructors that teach specific courses here with ADAPT, if you are interested in joining our team or acting as an Associate and bringing a course of instruction with your school or privately, to our community please contact us and let us know how we can work together.

ADAPT Faculty:


Eric LodenEric Loden: Director of Training



Eric began his professional career before even graduating from high school, working security at local clubs and performance venues in the Las Vegas area. With a background in Martial Arts he was soon adopted into a security and executive protection agency and began training in defensive tactics and firearms.

Training with Law Enforcement, Military, Private Security, and Firearms Instruction schools he found his passion for teaching and ended up working with Front Sight Firearms Training Institute for several years. Training approximately 3000+ students Eric left Front Sight with incredible experience in working with individuals from every walk of life.

In addition to continuing to actively work in the security field he continues to study, train and educate others wishing to be security professionals, firearms instructors, or defend themselves and their loved ones.

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AJ Clark
Born in Virginia Beach, VA and raised all over the US, I currently live in Pahrump, Nevada.Spending several years in the Boy Scouts of America I earned the lifelong rank of Eagle Scout. Upon gradua... Read More
Armando Madrigal
Armando Madrigal is a former firearms instructor with Front Sight working in the handgun curriculum . With over 25 years of firearms experience as a hobbyist target shooter and just recently as a c... Read More
Eric Tsou
Eric Tsou has been a dedicated student in all of our weapon systems and is now pursuing professional development in our Professional Firearms Instructor Program and we are proud to have him as a Ra... Read More
Johnathon Blair
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Josh Jones
Josh served in the US Coast Guard before eventually becoming a Defense Contractor.  Working in Counter Narcotics and Counter Terrorist operations, most of his contracts were in support to the... Read More
Robert Strohbehn
Southern California native. When I Moved to Las Vegas in 2012 I started my career in the power sports industry. Currently I have the awesome position of being a BMW Certified Master technician. Sho... Read More
Zachary Guymon
Zachary Guymon currently is finishing his bachelor’s degree at the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), majoring in Political Science and Criminal Justice. After finishing, Zachary aspires to ear... Read More