Michael is an NRA Certified Basic Pistol instructor and a Certified Utah Concealed Firearm instructor. Mike has been an avid outdoorsman his entire life, and has a passion for bow hunting for the Iowa Whitetail. He is on the Urban Deer Task Force, designed to thin the deer population in the Des Moines, Iowa metro area. His strong belief in the right to bear arms guides his passion for teaching firearm training classes. Michael is a probation/parole officer with the state of Iowa, and he supervises federal inmates at a correctional work release facility. This experience has given him substantial knowledge of the judicial system as it relates to firearms and firearm laws. The only thing that Michael enjoys more than the outdoors is spending time with his family.