William Jackson is the lead instructor of Gladiator Gunz Training Group. He is a 20 year veteran who spent the majority of his career in the with the 82nd Airborne Division as an Infantry Medic and CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives) Officer. William has multiple combat deployments to different theaters in support of various elite units, both international and domestic. Following retirement, he pursued his Masters from Georgetown University in Disaster and Emergency Management while working the last five years for the Department of Defense.
Currently, William serves as the lead instructor for Gladiator Gunz Training Group. His responsibilities include course development, system and process analyst, instructor development, and instructional oversight for all classes hosted under Gladiator Gunz Training Group.
Above all else, Will, as he’s known to his student’s main passion is to equip and prepare his students not only with physical skills, but the mental agility required to perform and utilize the concepts taught in real world scenarios.Will remains a student of his craft and consistently seeks training from other top instructors. In order to ensure that the course content is of the highest quality and consistently up to date, William consistently trains with other top instructors in many fields including CQB, TCCC, and Threat Assessment.
Some of his certifications and qualifications include:
- VCQB (Vehicle Close Quarter Battle) Instructor
- CQB (Close Quarter Battle) Instructor
- Advanced Carbine Instructor
- Advanced Pistol Instructor
- Stop the Bleed Instructor
- TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care) Instructor
- NRA (National Rifle Association) Instructor
- USCCA (US Concealed Carry Association) Instructor
- Active Shooter Response Instructor
- ATIRC (Active Threat Integrated Response Course) Instructor
- Incident Response to a Terrorist Bombing Instructor
- Anti Terrorism Level 1 Instructor
- Anti Terrorism Advanced Course Instructor
- Counter Explosive Planner Instructor
- Women's Self Defense Instructor
- Concealed Carry Instructor
- Sim Munitions Instructor
- Residential Emergency Planning Instructor