Lead Instructor

Joe Morgan

Credentials and professional accomplishments include:

Joe Morgan is a 14 year law enforcement veteran who is currently a full time Police Sergeant assigned to the Detective Bureau of his department. He also spent 5 years as a Federal Law Enforcement Officer in Boston where he served as a member of their competitive pistol team. Joe believes that education and safety are the cornerstones of responsible gun ownership. Joe has completed the elite FBI Pistol Instructor Course, SIG Academy Master Pistol Instructor Course, and holds several NRA Instructor credentials. Joe’s background in professional training insures that students receive the very best education in firearm safety.

Joe possesses a manufacturing license from the ATF, a gunsmith license, and is a Master Armorer. Joe is also a co-owner of Outer Limits Pro Shop in Holbrook, MA.

Assistant Instructor

Michael Darche, 1st Sgt USMC (RET)

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Michael is a retired Marine Corps First Sergeant. He served our country for 23 years. Part of his career was spent as a firearms instructor. He attended the Primary Marksmanship Instructor School in Quantico, VA. His law enforcement background includes Marine Corps Military Police, Hull Police, and Plymouth County Sheriff Dept. He also trained with the US Custom and Border Patrol. He served as a Plymouth County Assistant District Attorney after which he had his own law practice for almost 20 years. He has trained with nationally recognized training schools for marksmanship and tactical training at expert levels. As an instructor, he has taught thousands of military and civilian shooters. He is presently employed in the Mass court system. He speaks three languages, is married and has three children; all who shoot regularly. Michael is a recent graduate of the SIG Academy Master Pistol Instructor Course.

Assistant Instructor

Ryan Butler

Ryan is an NRA Certified Instructor in several disciplines, including Basic Pistol and Home Firearm Safety. After serving in the United States Marine Corps as an Infantryman, Ryan went onto a career in the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. Ryan’s efficiency and attention to detail provides the perfect combination that is needed for an informative and well-structured basic firearm safety class.