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Chief Instructor | Paul Parks

Paul Parks is The Hub Training Academy’s Chief Instructor. With over 20 years of experience in firearms training and instruction, Paul is a former US Army Airborne Infantryman with several Army Instructor certifications, and a former Police Officer for the city of Grand Rapids, MI. After coming off active duty in 2007, Paul obtained his AZ DPS and NRA Instructor certifications and began teaching AZ Concealed Weapons Permit (CCW) classes in Arizona in January of 2008, making him one of southern Arizona’s most experienced CCW Instructors. In addition to CCW instruction, Paul specializes in curriculum development, handgun training for all skill levels, Carbine, Shotgun and Personal Safety/Defense training.


Paul has trained with Rob Leatham, Larry Vickers, Aaron Barruga (to name just a few) and is a distinguished graduate/Top Gun winner at Gunsite in Paulden, AZ.
NRA, USCCA and AZ DPS Instructor Certified
NRA Chief Range Safety Officer
Former Front Sight Instructor, Distinguished Handgun
US Army Small Unit Trainer, LMTS Instructor and T3 (Train the Trainer) certified
US Army Master Gunner II certified
Suarez International Combat Handgun Instructor
Sig Sauer Pistol Mounted Optics Instructor
Sig Sauer Master Pistol Instructor

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