Training Coordinators


All of our Training Coordinators are THFI RSO certified, which means they’ve been trained in first aid, firearms' safety and range control. They understand that no two shooters are alike and will work with you to learn about firearms at the right pace.


Markitta Garner

Charlotte, NC

Markitta is originally from Jackson, TN, currently living in Charlotte, NC. She is the assistant to the director of a Basic Law Enforcement Training program in Charlotte, NC. 

In her free time, she loves to read, write, and do puzzles (Jigsaw, Sudoko, Crossword).

Her goals are to turn her passion for helping women learn to defend themselves into a full-time career as a firearms instructor and also launch a part-time career as a freelance writer. 

Favorite Gun: Glock 43


Alexis Jackson

Las Vegas, NV

Alexis is a Las Vegas native. She works for the State of Nevada assisting individuals with developmental disabilities.

In her free time, she enjoys giving back to the community by serving in local food banks. She's also an avid art lover and loves to travel to new hiking destinations.

Her current goals are to finish her degree in Psychology from NSC and to become a certified CCW firearms instructor by 2019. She is also an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor.

Favorite Gun: HK VP9 AND CZ Scorpion Evo 3 *she couldn't pick just one : )


Amber Madden

Sacramento, CA

Amber is a Sacramento native. She is a Biology student and owns her own horse training business. She also shoes horses and trains horses for Rodeo competitions.

In her free time, she enjoys training and competing in power-lifting and Strong-woman.

She'll soon be applying to dental schools with the ultimate goal of becoming a General Dentist. In the meantime she wants to maintain a healthy lifestyle which includes learning how to protect herself. She is also an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor.

Favorite Gun: Glock 19