Jeff Gonzales Named Director of Training for The Range at Austin

Decorated US Navy SEAL and renowned instructor joins premier shooting facility.

Jeff Gonzales
Jeff Gonzales
The Range at Austin
The Range at Austin

Austin, TX -( The Range at Austin is pleased to announce the hiring of Jeff Gonzales. Jeff will serve as Director of Training for the facility’s instructional and educational courses.

Jeff will bring his years of experience, lessons learned and naval special warfare mindset to The Range at Austin and its education programs. He will oversee a diverse curriculum ranging from firearm safety classes to concealed handgun certification and advanced tactical training.

Jeff is a decorated and respected U.S. Navy SEAL who served as an operator and instructor participating in numerous combat operations around the world. Jeff serves as President to Trident Concepts, a Texas-based company specializing in personal protection tactics, techniques and procedures for armed and unarmed conflicts.

“I’m extremely excited to take the helm at this amazing facility,” stated Jeff. “I look forward to the challenges of firearms training and education.”

“Jeff will be a tremendous asset to The Range at Austin, designing and implementing exceptional curriculum and education courses for our customers in Texas and beyond,” stated Grant Shaw, Managing Partner for The Range at Austin.  “Jeff will be hard at work in the coming weeks developing a training and education program unmatched by most facilities.”

The facility is scheduled to open in fall of 2016.

About The Range at Austin:

The Range at Austin will be the first fully-integrated shooting facility in Central Texas that includes range shooting, retail sales of firearms and accessories, firearms training and advanced education, gunsmithing services and private event space.  The 52,000 square foot facility will offer 37 total rifle rated lanes, including five 100 yard rifle lanes, with innovative targeting systems, video capture of target and shooter. The Range will retail a wide range of firearms including those manufactured by Sig Sauer, Heckler & Koch, Remington, Glock, Benelli, BerettaFNH-USA and IWI-USA and B&T.  Customers will have the opportunity to rent and demo firearms offered in the store under the supervision of trained instructors and range masters.  The Range at Austin is committed to creating the safest and securest facility in the country. The shooting environment will be constructed using the latest technology in sound abatement, ballistic glass and lead filtering systems.

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Joe Angel Rodela

First and foremost Mr. Gonzales from our Rodela family in Austin, Texas we sincerely (Thank You) for your service’s to our Country.

A well earned position as Director within the Range in Austin.

Semper fidelis,
Joe A. Rodela