Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Welcome Rick Newstrom

We are proud announce that Rick Newstrom has joined the Instructor group of Coal Creek Armory.

Rick Newstrom has 24 years of experience in night club security, private security, private investigation, close personal protection and fugitive recovery. He has been a NRA Pistol Instructor for 17 years and taught thousands of individuals in the state carry classes of Minnesota and Florida before recently moving to Tennessee.

Rick has taken numerous security related classes from Mid-Florida Technical School in Orlando. He has trained extensively with U.S. Armed forced operators in close quarter combat techniques. He has been an accomplished student in several forms of martial arts. Rick has been an avid shooter, hunter, and MN Department of Natural Resources Hunter Safety Instructor.

Rick spent 17 years as a public school teacher and the Robbins dale Area Schools in Minnesota. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Studies and a Masters Degree in Economic Education from St. Cloud State University. He has won curriculum writing contests on the state and national levels. Rick also served as the Robbinsdale Area Schools Energy Manager and Director of Security. He was in Charge of 28 buildings and wrote the district's emergency procedures manual.

You will find Rick to be very knowledgeable, earnest and easy to relate to in the classroom. He will keep things interesting and well paced with a variety of teaching techniques.

Come by Coal Creek Armory today to sign up for one of our training courses.

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