Firearms Instructors

Tony Di Salvatore

Tony With an interest in trapshooting at the age of nine, Tony has over 40 years of experience with firearms and is a federally certified Master Instructor of P.A.L. (formerly known as F.A.C.). He has maintained a Master Instructor Certificate since 1992 and is certified to train not only new students but also certify new instructors as well. He frequently shoots Olympic doubles with the Canadian National Team and recently succeeded in winning the 2009 Championship. In the past he has won numerous national and international tournaments in P.I.T.A., A.T.A., and Olympic Trap. Tony is a lifetime member of the Vancouver Gun Club and is fiercely dedicated to improving the club and the sport of shooting in general. Tony instructs the Canada Firearms Safety Courses, instructor courses, the C.O.R.E. Program, introduction to shooting clinics and can also be booked for private lessons.

Giuseppe (Joe) Di Salvatore

Giuseppe At his age of 19, Joe has created one of the most impressive shooting careers worldwide and has competed in many international competitions. In 2005 he won the Continental Championships in Puerto Rico and received a Gold Medal. In 2006 Canadian National Championships in Edmonton Alberta. In 2007 he won a bronze medal at the Pan American games and qualified for the 2008 Olympic Games. He was named Canadian Male Shooter of the Year, 3 years in a row for 2006, 2007 and 2008. In 2009 again won the Canadian Singles Olympic Trapshooting Championships in Vancouver BC. One of Joe's biggest and proudest achievements was representing Canada in 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing China. Joe is a Federally certified Instructor and instructs both Canadian Firearms Safety Courses and the CORE program as well as the shooting clinics and specializes in private instruction for Olympic or International Trapshooting (Bunker).