Firearms Instructors 

The following is a list of members who are firearms instructors. These instructors have been carefully vetted by the Board of Directors, are certified and insured. LCSA, however, is NOT affiliated with these instructors. LCSA provides this list for your information only so that members may learn new and improve upon their shooting skills. 

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Pete Cosky 

Phone: 724-312-2262

​Email: pcosky@comcast.net

Instructor Certifications

  • NRA Basic Pistol

  • NRA Defense in The Home

  • ​Refuse to be a Victim

Offering individual instruction in the following shooting disciplines:

  • Pistol Safety and Technique

  • Defense in the Home

 

Mr. Cosky offers handgun instruction to people looking for actual hands-on instruction in handgun safety and shooting technique in a no stress environment. He has 40 years of firearms experience and has been a competitive shooter on and off since age 11. ​

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Eric Hawkins

Phone: 724-638-8022

​Email: eric@hawkinstactical.com

Instructor Certifications

  • NRA Basic Pistol

  • Utah Concealed Carry Permit Course

Offering individual instruction in the following shooting disciplines:

  • Pistol Live Fire Courses  - from beginner to advanced

  • Utah and Arizona Concealed Carry Course

 

Mr. Hawkins owner of Hawkins Tactical specializes in pistol training courses. As a former United States Marine Corps re-qualification instructor, Mr. Hawkins has countless hours of live fire training experience.   

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Mark LoDico 

Instructor Certifications

  • Defense Training International

  • Senior Instructor

  • NRA Instructor

Offering individual instruction in the following shooting disciplines:

  • Basic to Advanced Fighting Pistol

  • Basic to Advanced Fighting Carbine

  • Fighting Shotgun

  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care

 

Dr LoDico has 20 plus years’ experience as a defensive firearm instructor. His classes provide a student readiness for attack survival.

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Kip Cowher

Phone: 724-651-6890

​Email: 1911kip@gmail.com

Instructor Certifications

  • NRA Basic Pistol

  • NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home

Offering instruction in the following shooting disciplines:

  • Basic Pistol Shooting

  • Personal Protection Inside the Home

  • Eddie Eagle (for children- gun awareness and safety)

 

Mrs. Cowher offers instruction to Ladies  looking for hands on instruction in handgun safety, shooting and those looking to become more comfortable with their firearm.Young ladies are also welcome when accompanied by a parent.

 

She has been a competitive handgun shooter in IDPA, USPSA and Steel Challenge for 8 years and a concealed weapon carrier for over 25 years.