Kevin McNair

Chief Firearms Instructor, Qualified and Experienced

Multi-State Concealed Carry Firearms (CCW) Classes, Personal Protection Inside and Outside the Home, Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) Hunter Education Classes as well as a myriad of other Adult/Youth Firearms Safety and Training Classes and Project Childsafe Training Classes are facilitated by Kevin McNair, NRA Certified Instructor, Range Safety Officer and owner of Tactical West, LLC and his experienced team. Please contact us for more information.

Why should you take your CCW and Firearms Training Classes from Tactical West?

About Tactical West’s Chief Instructor:

  • Educated and Professional: Earned a Marketing Degree from UNLV and has well over 25 years of professional general marketing and casino marketing experience in the hotel/casino industries with more than 20 years at the executive management level (Director, VP, SVP, Corp VP)
  • NRA Certified Instructor in numerous disciplines
  • Has attended and completed numerous firearms training courses and continuing education classes throughout his career to further his knowledge and abilities to optimize the successful delivery of information to his customers. He continues to attend training courses on a regular basis as well.
  • Nevada Record Holder for Bighorn Sheep Hunt
  • President of WHIN – Wildlife and Habitat Improvement of Nevada
  • NV Wildlife Federation – Board Member
  • A life member of Front Sight Firearms Training Academy in Pahrump, Nevada.
  • Nevada State Certified Concealed Carry (CCW) Firearms Instructor
  • Utah State Certified Concealed Carry (CCW) Firearms Instructor
  • Our full Nevada or Utah “Certificate of Completion” enables students to apply for the Florida and Arizona Concealed Carry permits
  • Certified HR218 (Retired Law Enforcement) Weapons Qualification Instructor. Commonly known as the Law Enforcement Safety Act of 2004.
  • Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) Hunter Education Instructor
  • Recipient of the Nevada Department of Wildlife “Hunter Education Instructor of the Year” for Southern Nevada
  • Instructor personally holds Concealed Carry (CCW) permits from Nevada, Utah, Florida and Arizona
  • Las Vegas Bass Pro Shops Concealed Carry (CCW) Firearms Instructor, Firearms Instructor, Hunting Seminar facilitator and Member of their Hunting Pro Staff (Previous 10 years)
  • Frequent teacher of the National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Project Childsafe Program. In 2015, I was awarded the 2015 Nevada Safe Champion by the National Shooting Sports Foundation.
  • Frequent teacher of the National Shooting Sports Foundations, First Shots Program.
  • Currently the Chapter Chair for the Las Vegas Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation.
  • Frequently attend continuing education seminars related to shooting, hunting and the outdoors.
  • Read publications related to all facets of the shooting, hunting and the outdoors industries as well as attend trade shows across the country to remain “in the know” to bring cutting edge ideas and trends to the classroom
  • Life member of the National Rifle Association (NRA)
  • Member of Mule Deer Foundation
  • Member of Safari Club International (SCI)
  • Previously served on the Board (Director/VP Marketing) for the Northern Nevada Chapter of the Safari Club International and also on the Las Vegas “Desert” Chapter Board of Directors
  • Member of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF)
  • Member of the Wild Sheep Foundation
  • Member of the Fraternity of the Desert Bighorn
  • Member of the North American Hunting Club
  • Member of International Hunting Education Association (IHEA)
  • Former Gun and Knife Show Promoter
  • Frequent “youth” hunting, shooting and outdoor event supporter
  • Lifetime hunter, shooter and outdoorsman
  • Pro Staff: Bass Pro Shops (Previous 10 years), Pulsar Night Vision, Sightmark Optics, Hunt AVID, Dark Energy, Badlands Packs, Forister Exotics, PB Safaris