References From Students
My husband and I enjoyed the class we took with Scott.
Our class included students with different levels of experience so Scott took time to make sure each person was both comfortable
with the skills, and learning something new. Scott is respectful, patient, thorough and articulate. We have recommended his
class to several people.
Mr. Vandiver not only possesses
a great deal of subject knowledge and practical skills, he also understands how to impart complex subject matter to an audience
with diverse backgrounds. His friendly personality further enhances his teaching effectiveness. I have recommended Mr. Vandiver’s
classes to friends and family and look forward to learning more from him in the future.
Dr. Jan Osburg
Scott has conducted
classes on subjects such as Close Quarters Handgun Tactics, AR-15 Tactics, SureFire Low-light Tactics, and Glock Pistol training,
to name a few. Scott has always presented himself and the class material in a very professional manner.
He is very knowledgeable in all of the subject matter that he teaches. He also has a way of coaching
and giving advice in a tactful manner that is well received by the students.
Ben Autry, Autrey’s Armory
He takes great pride in teaching safe handling of firearms.
He shows a true want and desire to share his knowledge and skills while giving instruction. His
interaction is exemplified with students while showing great patience. Truly a “mentor” in
Doug Claycomb, USNavy
Scott demonstrated comprehensive
knowledge of all firearms that were present and has an exceptional ability to teach proper use and handling.
John Riggs, MBA
Just wanted to thank
you again for teaching the First Steps class Saturday. I thoroughly enjoyed it and learned a ton. It's going to drive
me back to the range ASAP as it's fun to finally feel like I have some control over whether I actually hit the target
or not! I'm looking forward to the day when I can use my firearms with full knowledge and confidence.