Rick Crawley

CEO & Chief Instructor 


Rick started Achilles Heel Tactical in 2017 after separating from the Marine Corps to pursue a new career in law enforcement. 



Rick has over a decade of combined experience in both military & law enforcement service. During his time as an infantry marine, he deployed 3 times in support of OIF and OEF operations. Rick fulfilled many billets on these tours such as Squad Leader &

Scout Sniper Team Leader. While serving in law enforcement, Rick served as an OPOTA LE Firearms Instructor, SWAT team member and Patrolman. 


Rick's affiliation with Action Target as a LETC firearms instructor provides him with the opportunity to train law enforcement officers, military service members, and tactically minded individuals all over the United States.  Rick uses his training & experience, combined with continued studies & professional development to instruct his students.



Ryan D'Agostino

Assistant Chief Instructor


Ryan joined Achilles Heel Tactical in 2022. Prior to, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps as an infantryman and transferred over to the Scout Sniper Platoon in two different units. His specialty is in precision rifle as well as pistol and carbine.


He is a certified LE Handgun Instructor as well as holding numerous armorer certifications. Ryan’s passion in instructing comes from the desire to ensure that the community is receiving the most up to date information his students can possibly receive. Ryan's  ability to simplify complicated material and present it in a way that makes sense to his audience is why we have brought him on as training staff.

- Mission Statement - 




Achilles Heel Tactical is a veteran owned & operated firearms training company that travels the nation teaching firearms fundamentals to civilians, law-enforcement personnel, and military service members in order to create a more accountable community. 

At Achilles Heel Tactical, we educate by delivering a variety of training that will serve you at the range, in your profession, or at home. We are committed to educating customers through individual or group training in a variety of offered courses and community based training events.