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Meet The Team

DMI's Pro Staff is made of multiple members offering a wide range of different skill sets. They each have a unique background involving firearm training, manipulation and application.  As a team they have created different curriculum involving Pistols, Carbines, and Shotguns.

Performance is universal regardless of your desired application.  Profession users, such as Law Enforcement, Military, or Contract Worker, look for the same performance edge as self defense minded civilians and competitors.  Our instructors come from various backgrounds that allow us to work towards your own personal needs.   


Jeff Wild

Owner/ Lead Pistol instructor

Jeff brings 10 years of firearm knowledge to the team.  With a combined experience in competitive shooting, self-defense minded applications and thousands of hours of training with various firearm training programs. Jeff brings the performance mindset to the forefront with his curriculum design.

In the competitive world Jeff has competed in 3-Gun, 2-Gun, IDPA and USPSA locally and at national major matches.  His most notable performance was winning the American Confederation of Tactical Shooter's Combat Rifle Championship 11.

Jeff has received training in single and partner shoot house environments, low light and no light , vehicle CQB among many other applications.  


William Caruso

Lead Medical Instructor

Will Caruso Will is a Fire Captain and Paramedic Instructor with nearly 20 years of experience. He has served with three departments in SE Michigan, Ecorse, Taylor, and Northville Township, the latter which he currently acts as EMS Coordinator for.

In addition to his fire department duties he spent 8 years as a Medic for a regional SWAT Team and is certified as an EMT-Tactical. Other provider experience includes working as an emergency room Paramedic in hospitals such as The University of Michigan and DMCs Sinai Grace Hospital on the west side of Detroit. Will’s educational experience spans 15 years teaching EMTs, Paramedics, Firefighters and Law Enforcement as well as hospital based providers such as RNs, PAs, and Physicians.

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