John, a.k.a. “Hop”, has been shooting and collecting firearms for over 30 years. John holds NRA Pistol Instructor, NRA Rifle Instructor and Range Safety Officer certifications. John also works as a volunteer for many of the NRA Annual Meetings as a Firearms Safety Inspector.
When not instructing at Revere’s Riders events, John likes to compete in shooting biathlons, Run-n-Gun two gun matches, NRA Smallbore, CMP rimfire events as well as “unarmed” obstacle course mud races like Warrior Dash and Spartan Race.
John lives in Indianapolis with his wife Chris. He travels the country as an IT field support specialist. Finding and visiting little gun shops across the country has become a side benefit to all the hours of work travel.