We put the THUNDER in shooting sports

Chief Instructor

James Murphy

James has been in the shooting industry for nearly 30 years.  He is a veteran of both the army and navy and has been around the world with deployments in such regions as Central America, Kuwait as well as Iraq where he trained the Iraqi police force in such things as room clearing, evidence retrieval, basic investigative techniques, search and seizures and of course firearms training.  James is a certified NRA basic pistol and rifle instructor, an NRA chief range safety officer as well as a DPS certified LTC instructor. One of James favorite saying is practice does not make you perfect, perfect practice does.

Chief Range Safety Officer

Aaron Knobloch

Aaron is a native of Lee County and joined the team at Thunderarms in 2017.  Aaron has been around guns and shooting his whole life and strongly believes in the philosophy that at the range safety first and fun second "a very close second".