Scott Phelps

Scott Phelps is the Vice President of Information Services and Instructor for On Guard Defense, LLC. He honorably served in the U.S. Army from 1983-1991 as a Fire Control Systems Repairer (45G) and as a Squad Leader and Company Training NCO stationed in Germany where he was responsible for ensuring that each soldier in the Company qualified annually with their respective firearms. 

After leaving the service, Scott began a career in Information Technology working with Novell, Cisco and Microsoft Technologies, and since 2000 has been working as a Systems Engineer for Dell EMC specializing in Network Attached Storage (NAS) solutions.

Scott is a certified NRA Firearms Instructor that holds credentials to teach the NRA Basics of Pistol Shooting, NRA Basic Rifle Shooting and Ohio's Concealed Carry course.  He is also an NRA Certified Range Safety Officer (RSO). In addition, Scott is a NASP-certified Basic Archery Instructor (BAI).

Scott is an active member of the NRA, Ohioans for Concealed Carry (OFCC) and Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2279. In his spare time, as a licensed private airplane pilot with instrument rating, Scott and his wife Judi enjoy flying the friendly skies.


Contact Us

66211 Bethel Road
New Plymouth, Ohio  45654

(740) 596-1984

Hours:  Range Open to Public by Appointment Only

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