John Gonsalves


John provides individual instruction for men, women, and youth at Centennial Gun Club.  He has experience in training beginning shooters as well as advanced shooters wishing to improve their shooting skills.  John also instructs NRA Basic Pistol classes, Personal Protection In The Home classes and NRA Instructor training course.

John is a NRA Instructor, Chief Ranges Safety Officer and Training Counselor with 20 years of training experience in the shooting sports.  He is involved with Boy Scouts Shooting Sports programs, National Shooting Sports Foundation programs and is the Director of Training at the Centennial Gun Club.

John spent 3 years in the Army from 1966-1969 and upon returning home to Hawaii he worked for Hawaiian Airlines and Outrigger Hotels in training Coordination.  John has also work for Pinkerton Security as the Assistant Branch Manager for the Denver Patrol Division and Pinkerton Investigations Department.  He recently retired from Arapahoe County Human Services.