USPSA Limited / USPSA Multigun / Outlaw 3 Gun
For over 10 years Joe Farewell has been an avid competitor in USPSA and 3-Gun. He has traveled all over the USA and to Europe to compete and win. Joe is dedicated to constant self-improvement and encouraging others to build their skills through his successful firearms training company.
In addition to the competitive space, Joe also runs the firearms training program at W.O.F.T. in central florida and trains operators and instructors in the U.S. Special Operations community as well as law enforcement.
USPSA Open Class
Trevor Cotter started competing in USPSA mid 2018 and immediately submerged himself in the sport. Between the competitive nature of the sport and the camaraderie between competitors he was hooked Trevor competes in 15-20 Major Championship per year along with local matches in his home state of Texas. He is known as the “fun” guy on the squad and doesn’t know any strangers. If you see him on the range feel free to say hi. He competes in Open Division with the Atlas Gunworks Chaos and Limited Division with the Atlas Gunworks Artemis. Trevor has multiple State and Section Championships under his belt, dozens of top 10 and top 5 finishes and aspirations to one day be a National and World Champion. You can also listen to him discussing shooting and other topics on his Podcast - Bangin Brass Podcast.
USPSA Open/USPSA Limited
Charlie got started in the practical shooting sports in 2008 and has focused on USPSA sanctioned matches since the beginning. With a Grand Master classification in both Limited and Open divisions he enjoys attending USPSA matches all across the nation. His primary focus is competing in the Limited division with the 40SW Titan Operator with great success. Each year Charlie attends 50+ local club matches across the Colorado front range as well as at least 12 major matches across the country. Competing at the national level demands pistols with solid reliability and exceptional accuracy which Charlie knows that only Atlas Gunworks can deliver. Charlie is also an accomplished firearms trainer and author who works diligently to maximize shooters performance. His training business Big Panda Performance is used to deploy practical shooting sports training all across the nation. If you see him feel free to introduce yourself as he is very approachable and willing to help his fellow competitors answer a wide range of practical shooting questions!
USPSA Open/Carry Optics/PCC/3 Gun Tac Ops
Mike Pan started shooting sports in 2017, first making his debut with IDPA. He quickly achieved Master classification in IDPA, and decided to try something a little different. Now, Mike shoots mostly USPSA and 3Gun. He loves his Vortex red dots! In 2018, Mike shot over 50 local matches with top placements consistently, spurring him to make the jump to shooting an Atlas Gunworks pistol. Regionally local to us, Mike is here in the Northeast working hard to improve his skill set. He hopes to attend loads of major matches this season, and continue giving back to the shooting community by helping set up matches at local clubs, and introducing new shooters to the sport.
USPSA Limited / IPSC Standard
Cody began shooting competitively in 2014 at his local club near Omaha, Nebraska. Soon after his first USPSA match he was all in, devoting all of his free time and energy into improving his shooting performance. Cody has exclusively shot Atlas Gunworks pistols in the USPSA Limited and IPSC Standard divisions since 2017. He travels the country shooting matches, but most of all loves the process of practice, study, and self-improvement required to compete at the highest level of sport. He is always looking to spread his knowledge to like-minded people with a passion for shooting.
Since starting shooting in 2014, David joined the United States Practical Shooting Association and has
since won numerous State Championship matches and Section Matches. He has also placed in the top 20
of competitors at USPSA Nationals 2018.
David is well known for his speed, accuracy, and rigorous training skills and has developed numerous amounts of training videos. After many requests from the growing shooting community, he now also runs his own successful training and consulting business with a waitlist ranging from intro to seasoned competitive clientele. David also crafts his own ammunition and tests/configures new guns and training equipment.
David is now poised to break out on the international stage. His quick rise to the top of the ranking boards and rapidly achieving the level of GM, has led his expertise to be recognized by the National team and he has been selected to represent the United States in the highly prestigious IPSC World Shoot competition hosted in Thailand at the end of 2021.
Tyler is a USPSA Open Division shooter based out of the Northeast and local to Atlas headquarters. He is a lifelong athlete and has been shooting competitively since 2017. He averages 30+ matches per year at the local, state, and national level with top finishes at most. Tyler exclusively shoots our Atlas Chaos Open gun in 9mm major. He has helped to develop and test a number of different loads which have been shared with the shooting community. You can find him on Instagram @ty_wx. Be sure to say hi when you see him at the range!
USPSA Limited / Open
Kevin, a Northern Virginia native, has been shooting USPSA for 4 years and joined Team Atlas in 2020. He started off in Limited Division in 2017 and achieved the rank of Master. Kevin transitioned to Open Division in 2019 when he bought his first Atlas Gunworks Chaos in 38 Super Comp and has risen to the rank of Grand Master. Kevin consistently competes in 10-15 Major matches along the East Coast, and ranked 34th in Open at the 2021 Racegun Nationals. He currently owns 2 Chaos v1.0s, the entire 40 line up, and 2 Brand New Chaos 2.0s, so if you are in his area, be sure to be on the look out, say hello and get your hands on one of his guns to try!
Joshua Yost, 30, currently serves in the United States Army as a Special Forces Weapons Sergeant for the past 12 years. During his time in the military, he was introduced to competitive shooting. Due to the demand of the occupation, he shot local USPSA and 3-Gun matches sporadically throughout 2019 in the Carry Optics division, since it had the best comparison to military equipment. In 2020, he started his determined USPSA venture shooting PCC, where he claimed a classification of Master Class. He shot 5 Major matches in 2020 to include PCC Nationals in Frostproof, Florida. At the end of 2020, he moved into shooting Open Division. While competing during 2020, he dedicated his time to training and competing primarily in Open Division. In the 2021, he plans to focus all efforts in the Open Division, while representing Atlas Gunworks.
Guns and the outdoors have always been a way of life for this Alaska native, and to his point, why shouldn’t they be? A childhood spent with a .22 in hand every summer, and airguns in the basement during long winters; it is no surprise he has a full-blown addiction to the action shooting sports. As a dedicated multigun athlete, Sean competes regularly across the US in regional, and national matches. When his relentless pursuit of excellence isn’t being channeled for self improvement, he can be found helping others develop their own skills with firearms along side his wife and Atlas teammate, Alysia.
This former professional swing dancer is now Co-founder of Elevated Training LLC, an accomplished 3-gun competitive shooter, NRA-certified firearms instructor, certified Utah concealed firearms instructor, licensed Armed Executive Protection officer and mother of four. Alysia Burrows was born and raised in Orange County, California, received her B.S. from University of Utah in 2009 where she took her first pistol course. After being married for 18 years she and her husband Sean are inseparable on and off the range. After her first shot from a pistol, it has been difficult to find a moment when she is not in close proximity to a firearm of her choice.
In 2015, she began experimenting in the world of competitive practical shooting, eventually finding her way to the sport of 3-gun. Currently, she leverages her large and rapidly increasing social media following to help instruct, inspire and empower other women and families to exercise their 2nd Amendment rights and participate in the action shooting sports.
3 Gun Open/ USPSA Limited, Open, Single Stack
Adam has been an avid participant in the shooting sports from a very young age. He started shooting IDPA in 2008 and, once firmly hooked on action shooting, USPSA and 3-gun in 2010. Adam has competed in 3-gun matches of all different sorts all over the country including the 3-Gun Nation Club, Regional, and Pro Series. In addition, Adam has been a long time Range Officer, Stage Designer and Match Director. Currently Adam is also a recurring personality on the 3-Gun Show Podcast, and works on the Military and Law Enforcement sales team for Vortex Optics.
3Gun Practical Pistol
Meet Kevin! He went to his first competitive shooting match on a 3 degree day in March of 2017 and never looked back. The very next day, he was listing his personal firearm collection for sale to fund upgrades better suited to 3Gun! Nowadays, you can find him all across the United States at matches, fueling the passion he discovered on that bitter cold day.
3Gun/USPSA Open/Limited, Outlaw Matches
The name’s Garrett, but you can call him Chef, the call sign given to him in the Air Force. When Chef was stationed in Las Vegas, he tried out a 3Gun match and was hooked on the release it gave him, as well as valuable goal setting, (and goal crushing), outside of his work life. Ever since then he’s been training hard and sharing his passion with others, working to add more members to the shooting community. Chef currently lives near White Sands National Park in New Mexico, so if you’re in his area give him a shout! Catch him at local matches nearly every weekend, and larger matches in surrounding states a few times every quarter.
3Gun/USPSA, Outlaw Matches
Bio coming soon...
Jacob is a five time Crossfit Games Veteran with 3 top 10 finishes. In his first season in the Tactical Games he took 2nd place in Mens Elite at Nationals. He was born and raised in San Joaquin Valley, CA then found his way to Missouri, where he played college football at Central Methodist University. Jacob is also an entrepeneur with a passion for helping others through health and fitness. Check out Grit Tactical for more info on preparing for the Tactical Games.
Josh Herold started shooting around 15 years ago. When he found practical shooting in Jan 2019 he was instantly hooked. He shoots 75+ local matches a year, all the state sections around Minnesota, and as many area and national matches as he can. Josh focuses his shooting in the USPSA arena, shooting Limited Major. Josh has a passion for teaching, helping over 1500 students a year and growing as a shooter in the process. He is always willing to lend a hand, lend a gun, or offer support and assistance. If you see him at a match make sure you say hi and let him show you the tools of his trade.
USPSA Limited Division
Mac Cashin has been shooting USPSA for over 10 years. He is a master class shooter, dad, police chief and president of specialized training solutions. 9 out of 10 shooters agree - it's a little more fun with some Mac in it.
Outlaw 3 Gun
Bio coming soon...
3 Gun, USPSA
Meet Rich Franco, a father, school teacher, and an adrenaline junkie. Rich considers himself a lifelong athlete and once college baseball was over; he sought out the next set of adventures which consisted of and still does: whitewater kayak, downhill skis, backpacks, motorcycle rides, hunts, fishes and goes camping often with his family in the mountains of North Central PA. But it wasn’t until 2017, that he really discovered the joy and thrill of action shooting sports. Rich holds multiple Master & “A” classifications in SCSA & USPSA with various firearms, but his true thrill is Multi-gun with the Atlas Erebus.
USPSA Production, Limited
Rob has spent his entire life as a high-performance athlete. From basketball to volleyball to performance-based shooting, he seeks out the opportunity to truly master his craft through hard work, consistent and intense training, and through feedback from coaches. He has several first place finishes in major USPSA matches, along with many top finishes all over the country. He is currently top 20 in the country in the production division of USPSA as of 2021. He is looking forward to the growth, challenges, and opportunities shooting an Atlas gun in Limited division will bring him for the 2022 season!
A well-rounded athlete with the ability to compete, Chris got his start in USPSA in 2018 with zero prior firearms experience. He was quickly hooked and put all other sports on the shelf to dedicate time to shooting. He started in Limited Division and moved to Open in 2020 when he bought his first Atlas Chaos in 38 supercomp. Chris now shoots the Chaos V2 and loves everything about it. He's known at the range for having fun and for his ability to shoot targets that seem unreachable. That Gumby frame is finally paying off! Chris started the Standby to Fly Benefit Match in conjunction with the Trident Armory Shooting Team. Now partnered with Atlas Gunworks, this has grown to a level 2 destination match that should be on everyone's shooting calendar.
Zac Greenier is a Master Open class shooter from Hampden, Maine. He began shooting USPSA in 2016, and transitioned to open division in 2018. He quickly set his sights on competing at a national level, and began traveling for major matches and taking training more seriously. He also started the Trident Armory Shooting Team in 2018, and established a non-profit called the Standby to Fly Initiative. He is the match director for the annual Trident Armory Standby to Fly Benefit Match, raising nearly $100,000 for Maine Veterans to date, and on track to raise over $50,000 in 2022!
Growing up shooting and going with his dad to local USPSA matches, he caught the bug at an early age. After serving in the US Air Force and starting a family, Mark finally got into the sport in the Spring of 2020. Once he started he never looked back, learning, practicing, and even attending his first Nationals that year. He joined the Trident Armory Shooting Team that same year. Quickly moving to Open division, and competing thru out the country with the Atlas Gunworks Chaos V2. Commonly referred to as “The Viking” on the range, he can always be found having a good time. When he isn’t competing he is spending time with his family and organizing one of the best USPSA matches in the country - Standby To Fly Benefit Match in Maine.
Kyle was born and raised on the rural farmlands of North Central WI. During his childhood, Kyle was a member of the 4-H Club, where he developed a love of photography and Ducks Unlimited, where he won his first rifle, a pellet gun. He was taught basic gun safety by both his father and DU. Kyle enlisted in and attended basic training for the Army National Guard at the age of 17, during the summer of after his junior year of high school. He returned for his senior year, graduated, then continued his training at Ft. Knox, KY as a 19D Calvary Scout. After attending college, he elected to enlist in the regular Army and was initially stationed at Ft. Hood, TX. Soon after, he was deployed and served in a FCU during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After, he also served on the elite US Calvary Honor Guard. After 8 years of service, he moved to Louisiana and became a Police Officer, for a short time. He has also worked with local and federal agencies and eventually became self-employed as a photographer and investigator. Kyle was introduced to CrossFit in late 2011, became a CF-L1, coached for a number of years as he earned his CF-L2, CrossFit Olympic Lifting Cert. and a USAW L2 Weightlifting Cert.
In mid 2020, at age 50, Kyle was introduced to The Tactical Games. He was the first competitor at the Games, during the inaugural TTG Championship, to wield an Atlas Gunworks Hyperion, as his pistol of choice. To this date, Kyle has been an active, Masters competitor at TTG and has decided to compete with an Atlas Gunworks Erebus, for the 2023 season.
USPSA Open, Single Stack
Daniel purchased his first firearm in 2018 and took several courses throughout the year to become safe and responsible with it. The following year he shot his first USPSA match and was immediately hooked to the camaraderie and challenges the sport offered. In 2020 Daniel shot his first major match, Area 2 in Prescott Arizona, and had so much fun he decided to travel to compete in more majors in 2021. Winning a few section matches he earned a match bump to Master class in Open division and finished 77% at the 2021 Race Gun Nationals. His goal is to continue his journey to Grand Master and help others be competitive in the sport.
3 Gun Taccops
Varick arrived at his first local 3-gun match in May of 2018 after receiving a 3-gun belt, holster and some gear for his 12th birthday. With the help of his family, some great local shooters and classes offered by the MN 3 Gun group he discovered his love for the sport and the skills he needed to improve. In 2019 Varick shot his first major match the Nordic Vortex Tri-Gun in the summer and Generation 3gun in the Fall. He now regularly competes in 3-gun competitions around the country having won Top amateur in 2020 Micro-Tech Pro-Am, Top Junior at the 2021 Generation 3 Gun Championship and Top Junior at the 4th Annual Memorial 3 Championship finishing 5th place overall in the Tac Ops division. Varick also enjoys competing in local tactical shotgun matches and tactical skirmish events. Along with 3 gun this year he is looking forward to shooting a full Tactical Games, a Team Snipper challenge, some PRS and other training opportunities so that he can continue to learn and improve his skills.
3 Gun Taccops
Phil joined the Marine Corps right out of high school. After his time in the Corps he worked with private contractors traveling and cross training around the world. At one trip back home he was exposed to mulligan. With borrowed gun and gear he found his sport and was hooked! When Phil isn’t working, or shooting 3 gun matches, you will find him doting over his new daughter.
Garrett discovered an interest in shooting and the outdoor sports at a very young age. This passion continued into adulthood as he served over 18 years in the US Marine Corps and US Army combined. Garrett spent a majority of his military time in the sniper community and logged multiple combat deployments earning several decorations for combat action. Garrett started shooting competitively while in the service and began competing as a pro in 2016 and has since logged countless major match appearances to include several podium finishes and match wins. Garrett's primary shooting sports are 3-Gun and The Tactical Games but he also enjoys long range competition and pistol matches and even late into his 40s Garrett continues to compete at a high level and has no plans to slow down. When not competing Garrett is usually on the range teaching or practicing and owns a custom rifle company.
Tim "Woddoc" Simansky
Dr. Tim Simansky is a competitive shooter, sports chiropractor, strength coach, and international lecturer. As a competitive shooter, Tim (@WODdoc), has become a staple in the Tactical Games elite field and is as much a veteran as one could be in the emerging sport. He has collected 4 event wins and several more podium finishes including a 2021 3rd place national finish. He was the most winning male Tactical Games athlete in 2021. Since jumping on the scene Dr. Tim has been known for his physical fitness, movement versatility and excellent marksmanship.
Dr. Tim holds a doctorate in Chiropractic, and has completed his education through the American Chiropractic Board of Sport Physicians. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Dr. Tim is the owner of Boston Injury Rehab Performance, a boutique chiropractic clinic specializing in sport rehabilitation.
Dr. Tim lectures throughout the country on the topics of injury prevention and rehabilitation. He is most notably known for his involvement in functional fitness where he has created a niche providing rehabilitation, injury prevention, and performance training to active populations.
When not competing or working as a chiropractor Dr. Tim enjoys time in the woods hunting and fishing or time in the sky as a recreational pilot and skydiver.
You can follow Dr. Tim on instagram @WODdoc or at WODdocTactical.com
Tyler Hollmann is an Arizona native and avid competitive shooter. After being introduced to 3-Gun Nation in 2017, he began competing in USPSA, other multigun matches, and more recently PCSL. With the love for all things race guns, cool gear, and go-fast parts, you’ll typically find Tyler shooting anything with a dot or optic and a big magazine to feed it. One of the traits that drew Tyler to the shooting community was the generosity and willingness to offer up loaner equipment and help out a fellow competitor. When you run into him on the range, introduce yourself and ask to take a look at or try any of the gear, he’s a nerd about that stuff.
Outside of the shooting world, Tyler is an electrician by trade. He is involved in sales and project management for a Scottsdale-based technology company, specializing in the high-end residential market. Growing up with the Sedona red rocks in his backyard, Tyler spends his time off the range hiking, camping and off-roading with his fiancé, friends, and family.
USPSA Limited Division
James is our CAD/CAM Designer! You can see him on the “Meet the Crew” page as well. James is a USPSA Limited Division GM, and shoots with us at the local matches. Recently, he’s shifted his focus towards his family and work, but still makes time for the occasional USPSA match and shooting PRS.
USPSA Open Division
Another GM on our team and the Service Manager at Atlas Gunworks! Randy is a GM in USPSA Open Division, and is Adam’s training partner. They also load most of their ammo together. Randy is our guinea pig for lots and lots of R&D work, prototypes, and testing. Thanks for being a good sport, Randy!
Every team needs a southpaw, and Graham is the coolest one we could find. The life of the party, and easily the best hair on the team, Graham rolls with us to all the local matches and is excited to bring the heat with his new Nemesis.
USPSA Limited Division
Tony Scarzello / USPSA Limited Division
USPSA Open Division
Shawn Fisher / USPSA Open Division