Dan Neidig - Owner/Instructor
originally from a small town in Ohio. After graduation from high
school he joined the military as a medic. He was assigned to an
infantry unit where he was cross trained as an armorer and a small arms
instructor. He specialized in teaching Handgun and Rifle courses. While
he was in the Army he earned his degree in Nursing and worked in the
ICU until he retired.
He is an NRA certified Instructor in both the Pistol and Personal
Protection in The Home. He has also instructed at one of the largest
handgun resorts in the world. He can currently teach the AZ CCW course
and the AZ DPS Security Guard
Courses (armed, unarmed and refresher courses), as well as all of the
courses offered at On Sight Shooting School.
In addition to teaching handgun, rifle and shotgun courses, Dan is also
a PADI certified SCUBA Instructor teaching everything from entry level
to Instructor level SCUBA courses. He is also a certified
instructor for the American Heart Association and Emergency First
Response CPR and First Aid Courses.
Dee Neidig - Owner/Sales
Adam Bystrom - Lead Instructor/Sales
born in Davenport, IA and started his love for shooting, hunting, and
fishing at the young age of 4. After graduating from high school in
Tucson, AZ he started teaching and instructing in swordsmanship, stage
fighting, and medieval studies. He has volunteered teaching history at
schools, worked with habitat
creation through Quail Unlimited, and was part of the B.L.M. Wild Land
Adam is sometimes known as the “Knife Guy” around the shop, and is
versed in many weapons, both bladed and barreled. Being an NRA
certified instructor in Pistol and Personal Protection In The Home is a
labor of love for Adam, and he greatly enjoys working with his students.
Chris Andrews - Instructor/Sales
|Chris has lived in Arizona
almost his entire life. He grew up in the northern part of the state
and his back yard was essentially a 52,000 acre area to explore! He
first went hunting when he was only 8 years old and started fishing
when he was around 5 years old!
After retiring from the
Marines, Chris enlisted in the Army. All
together, he has almost 30 years of military service. During these
years in the military he was on the Marine Corp Rifle Team for two
years, was an armorer for 6 years and was also a Primary Marksmanship
Instructor for two years. Chris is an NRA-certified instructor in Basic
Pistol and Personal Protection in the Home.
Daniel Fox - Glock
|Daniel was born in the Chicago area, but
has lived in
Arizona almost his entire life. He graduated from Arizona State
University with a major in psychology and a minor in sociology. He is
EPA Section 609 certified in CFC-12 refrigerant
recycling and service. Daniel holds a CRLA Level 1 college tutoring
certificate. He also graduated from the Casa Grande Police
Department Citizen Volunteer Police Academy as well as the U.S. Customs
and Border Protection Citizen's Academy.
Daniel owns, restores and
drives classic cars. He is currently the president of the Arizona
DeLorean car club. He is an avid shooter and
firearms collector. He especially
enjoys the older, odd, novelty and/or somewhat rare guns! Daniel is an
NRA-certified instructor in Basic Pistol and Personal Protection in the
Home, as well as being a Glock-certified armorer!
Ray Zak - Instructor/Fingerprints
|Ray was born and raised in
New York. He lived there until moving to Arizona with his wife in 2007.
Ray retired from his job as a union elevator constructor and was also a
licensed New York City locksmith. He was in the National Guard for six
years. Currently, Ray is a third-degree Master Mason and a York Rite
Ray is an NRA-certified
instructor in Basics of Pistol Shooting and Personal Protection in the
Home. Ray is also a federally-licensed fingerprint technician. He does
all of the
fingerprinting for On Sight Shooting School's CCW classes.
Gary Gardner - Sales
Gary came to Arizona in 1973 after USAF pilot
training and as a Titan II missile crew officer. He has competed in
both handgun combat matches and silhouette competitions. He favors
large-bore rifles and handguns and has enjoyed reloading ammunition
since shortly after his arrival in Arizona. Gary holds NRA instructor
certifications in 8 categories: home firearm safety; metallic cartridge
reloading; pistol; rifle; shotgun; shotgun shell reloading; personal
protection in the home; personal protection outside the home. He will
be instructing classes on reloading (date TBD).
Gary’s degree is in chemistry and he has
significant experience in process engineering, quality control and QC
management. He creates welding procedures and conducts testing and
qualification of welders. He also instructs welding inspection and
quality control at two community colleges and is our go-to person for
welding, brazing and soldering. He serves on the executive committee of
the Arizona chapter of American Welding Society and is one of three AWS
senior certified welding inspectors (SCWI) in the state. Gary is also
an amateur radio operator, a volunteer severe weather spotter for NOAA
and operates an assortment of telescopes on clear nights.