Meet our instructors …

Ed, Survival Concepts Instructor

Edward Orr

Edward Orr has been certified as an NRA firearms instructor since 2008, a USCCA instructor since 2020, and has enjoyed hunting and marksmanship activities since 1973. He has attended many instructor development classes throughout the years and attended numerous classes as a student.

Former police officer

Currently a Firefighter Paramedic

Currently a Tactical Paramedic on active Special Response Team.

Currently certified as NRA and USCCA Firearms Instructor

NRA Range Safety Officer

Incident Response to Terrorist Bombing Instructor

Prevention and Response to Suicide Bombing incidents Instructor

Understanding and Planning for School Bombing Incidents Instructor

Firefighting Instructor

CPR and First Aid Instructor

“Stop the Bleed” Instructor

Licensed Gunsmith

Certified Glock Armorer

Many FEMA certifications in emergency management and response

Formal training in National Incident Management Systems

NIMS Strike Team and Task Force Leader

Basic Trauma Life Support

Advanced Trauma Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Jason, Survival Concepts Instructor

Jake Gochneaur

Jake has been taking classes and assisting with teaching the outdoor survival classes since 2010. Jake now brings an additional skill set, discipline, and experiences that he acquired while in the Marine Corps.

USMC Veteran

USCCA Firearms Instructor

Expert Rifleman

Combat Lifesaver Certified

Range Safety Officer

Civil Air Patrol Ranger Qualified

Civil Air Patrol Search and Rescue

Lifelong Firearms Enthusiast

Lifelong Outdoors Enthusiast

Apprentice Gunsmith

Jason Grubbs

Jason has been with Survival Concepts since 2015 and has assisted with many of the classes that we offer and has put on several of his own. Jason brings many years of experience in a diverse skill set.

Assistant Firearms Instructor

NRA Certified

Range Safety Officer

Apprentice Gunsmith

Lifelong Outdoorsman

Wilderness Survival Instructor

Hunting/ Trapping Instructor

Dani, Survival Concepts instructor

Dannielle Orr

Dannielle has been with our company since it’s inception behind the scenes as well as an active instructor. Her extensive experience in critical care medicine and leadership brings validity to everything she teaches. She participates in most all of our training classes either during the class or more importantly during the creation of these classes. When it comes to Disaster preparedness and food storage she excels at it having lived through many hurricanes in central Florida.

RN (Registered Nurse), BSN

Former Firefighter/ Paramedic

Current Registered Nurse

CPR Instructor

First Aid Instructor

Food Prep and Storage Instructor

Life long Outdoor Enthusiast

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support