A Firearms Connoisseur...
Captain Alan Matheson is a Certified Gunsmith that graduated with honors. He has been shooting since childhood and has over 25 years of public service as a Combat Captain, firefighter, medic, and trainer for the state.
Cap is a gearhead and has a natural love and aptitude for anything with a rotor, motor, fuel or powder. In addition, The Matheson family has been in Southern Utah for over 125 years and is a part of the landscape which lends flavor as well as facts to the touring aspect of the company.
Cap's Certifications & Credentials
30 years of Fire/Rescue/EMS
Effective rank of Battalion Chief
Utah Certified/National Certified –
Advanced Fireground Tactics
American Heart Association Instructor
Utah Heart Association Instructor
National Safety Council Instructor
Utah Safety Council Instructor
Utah EMS Course Coordinator and Instructor
Utah Bureau of Emergency Services Evaluator
D.A.T.C. EMS Course Coordinator and Instructor
Utah Fire Instructor 1 & 2
Medical Training Officer
Fire Training Officer
Adjunct Professor U.F.R.A.
Adjunct Professor UVU
Advanced survival and navigation
Advanced mechanical engineering
Certified Glock Armorer
M16 Certified Armorer
Springfield XD Armorer
Four-day Basic Handgun Distinguished Graduate (DG)
Two-day Skills builder (DG)
M16 Select Fire (DG)
Four-day Shotgun (DG)
Four-day Defensive Handgun (DG)
Gunsmithing with honors
Current NFA Manufacturer
Concealed Carry Permits (in 42 states)