Matt DeVito – Chief Training Officer | Combat Focus Shooting Instructor

  • Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice/Homeland Security
  • Massachusetts State Police Basic Firearms Safety Instructor
  • NRA Certified Home Firearm Safety Instructor
  • NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Personal Protection in the Home Instructor
  • Utah Bureau of Criminal Investigations Certified Instructor
  • Sig Sauer Certified Armorer (M4/M16/AR15)
  • Smith & Wesson Certified Armorer
  • Defensive Firearms Coach
  • Association of Defensive Shooting Instructors Charter Member
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • NRA Certified Basic Shotgun and Basic Rifle instructor
  • Mossy Oak Pro Staff
  • Plano Pro Staff
  • Tenzing Field Staff
  • Lehigh Defense Sponsored Shooter

For the past ten years Matt has been an active member of the shooting community in Massachusetts. After graduating with a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security he opened Down Range Firearms training to bring an advanced firearms training facility to Massachusetts. Always expanding his skillset, Matt trains at a numbers of courses throughout the year. In the past, Matt has trained extensively with:

  • Kyle Lamb (Viking Tactics)
  • Craig Douglas (Shiv Works)
  • Rob Pincus (I.C.E. Training)
  • Wes Doss (Khyber Training)
  • Michael Janich (Martial Blade Concepts)
  • SouthNarc (ShivWorks)

Matt travels all over the country to teach, and in the past 2 years has taught classes in 26 different states and on 29 different ranges. He has been featured on the Personal Defense Network training tour, and is an active guest writer on the blog