Our Firearm Training Instructors
Mr. Georgiades is a trial attorney who has been licensed to practice in Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C. He is an experienced teacher and lecturer, having been on the faculty at Carnegie-Mellon University and the National Law Center, George Washington University. He is President of the Pennsylvania Firearms Development Corporation (PFDC), and founded its training program in 1996.
Mr. Georgiades has trained extensively with some of the foremost firearms instructors in the U.S. His instructor training includes graduating the Gunsite Training Academy Law Enforcement Carbine Instructor Certification Course, Marksman's Enterprise 3 day instructor courses for both carbine and pistol, and the Contact Defense, LLC "Contact Weapons Defense Instructor" course. He has been certified to instruct by the NRA (rifle, pistol, shotgun and personal protection) and the State of Arizona (CCW Instructor - Certificate No. 8769268), and is a member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI).
He has lectured extensively on the legal aspects of civilian use of firearms, and has authored several articles on personal firearms tactics and technique. He is ranked Sandan (3rd Degree Black Belt) in Judo, and has been a successful competitor (medalist at USJA Senior National Championships in 2005 and 2007; Gold Medalist at the Pennsylvania State Open in 2010 and 201), and is certified as a state-level referee.
Randy Cain is the Director of Cumberland Tactics, Inc., a professional shooting school providing mobile training throughout the United States. He has nearly two decades of professional firearms training experience. He holds a very rare "Instructor Certification" with Yavapai Firearms Academy where he served as class coordinator for 10 years. He is a qualified Rangemaster at the prestigious Gunsite Academy in Arizona, and has assisted Jeff Cooper in the highly acclaimed "Masters Series" classes at Gunsite.
He is also a member of the National Training Team with Steve Tarani and Operational Skills Group. Mr. Cain is a registered NRA Police Firearms Instructor. He has served as a police officer and as a SWAT team member and Training Officer. He is a graduate of the FBI Advanced SWAT School, and has experience with anti-terrorism training in Europe with British Royal Military Police and with German police SWAT units. He is a member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors (IALEFI). Please visit Randy on the world wide web at http://www.guntactics.com. He is a nationally known and respected instructor.