Curriculum Vitae


Gulf Firearms Instruction is Alabama’s premier firearms training facility. We have access to ranges up to 300 yards long and a tactical range.  

Our instructors have over 25 years of experience including training military and law enforcement and responsible citizens.

Our lead instructor, Scott Thompson was a police officer for 25 years. He became a state certified firearms Instruction in 1991. Scott is certified by NH Police Standards and Training to teach Revolver, Pistol, Urban Rifle, Shotgun and Police Sniper. He is an certified Alabama Security Regulatory Board Certified Trainer 2 for Armed Security Guard training

Scott is also a National Rifle Association Firearms Instructor, NRA Coach. He was appointed by the NRA as a training counselor.

​​Scott is a Life Member of the NRA and a member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Firearms Instructors