THE ELITE TEAM

MEET THE TEAM

Jody Salerno

Jody Salerno

Head Instructor

NRA Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor. NRA Certified Range Officer. NRA Firearms Instructor, Certified Ultimate Training Munitions Instructor, Pistol, Personal Protection Inside The Home, Refuse To Be A Victim

Recognized spokesperson and facilitator for A Girl and A Gun Women’s Shooting League. Sabre Safety Academy Instructor. USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals, Womans Handgun and Self- Defense, Emergency First Aid Fundamentals. USCCA Range Officer. United States Practical Shooting Association Range Officer.

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Sylvia Berstedt

Sylvia Berstedt

Advanced Instructor

NRA Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, (FLETC), Active Shooter Preparedness Instructor, NRA Instructor, Certified Ultimate Training Munitions Instructor.

Sylvia brings over 28 years of military and federal law enforcement experience. She retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Air Force Reserves in 2011, serving as a special agent with the US Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI). She also recently retired from federal service as a special agent. Sylvia is extensively trained in firearms and defensive tactics and is a small arms marksmanship expert. She holds certifications as a Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) instructor, NRA Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor, Active Shooter Preparedness Instructor, NRA Pistol Instructor, NRA Rifle Coach, and Ultimate Training Munitions Instructor.

Josh Hanley

Josh Hanley

Defensive Tactics Instructor

Firearms Instructor through the County Probation and Parole Officers’ Firearms Education Training Commission

Josh is a Master Firearms Instructor certified by the County Probation and Parole Officers’ Firearms Education Training Commission, NRA Law Enforcement Handgun and Shotgun Instructor, SWAT Operator, PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor, TASER Instructor, OCAT Pepper Spray Instructor, and Glock Armorer. He began his law enforcement career in 2013 and is passionate about sharing his firearms knowledge to enhance safety and proficiency. Josh believes mastery comes through repetition and encourages everyone to seek quality firearms instruction. He looks forward to working with you on the range.

Anita Alberti

Anita Alberti

Firearms Instructor

NRA Certified Basic Pistol Instructor / NRA Range Safety Officer

Anita joined our team in June of 2020 and teaches individual and group private lessons, the NRA Basic Pistol Class and is a NRA Range Safety Officer for other various classes at Elite.  She is actively involved with the Beaver Valley Rifle and Pistol Club where she is the lone female competitor in the Beaver Valley Combat League.  Anita’s goal is to instill the proper attitude for owning and operating a pistol safely.

John Beehner

John Beehner

Firearms Instructor

Adjunct Instructor – Sig Sauer Academy Instructor. Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor. Sig Sauer Academy Certified Master Pistol Instructor.

John brings 27 years of Law Enforcement experience and training. 24 years as a Certified Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor. LawEnforcement Certifications in Handgun, Shotgun, Patrol Rifle and Tactical Shooting. Sig Sauer Certified Master Pistol Instructor.

ADDRESS

580 Mayer St.
Bridgeville, PA 15017

CALL US

(412) 221-4900

EMAIL

EliteFirearms412@gmail.com
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HOURS OF OPERATION

  • Tues-Fri: 11am to 7pm
  • Sat: 10am to 7pm
  • Closed: Sun / Mon