Sharon Williston - Benadum,
NRA Certified Instructor, USCCA Certified Instructor
Sharon Williston-Benadum was taught how to shoot by her father at a young age when he showed her how to shoot "Big Bertha" a 1904, single shot, hinge-break, 12-Guage shotgun with A LOT of kick that belonged to her grandfather.
She and her husband enjoy shooting together and she is getting him more involved in the competitive shooting sports through IDPA (International Defensive Pistol Association). Sharon also competes in 3-Gun and participated in her first Major Match at the Ohio State 3-Gun Championship in 2018. Sharon also enjoys tactical training, has her Concealed Handgun License and has taken Vance Outdoors Home Defense Courses 1-3.
Sharon is NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, Rifle Instructor, Chief Range Safety Officer, Range Safety Officer and NRA Certified Personal Protection In The Home Instructor. She recently achieved her A Girl & A Gun Trainer Certification. She recently became a USCCA Certified Instructor. Sharon attended the AG & AG National Conference in Burnet, TX where she participated in training conducted by nationally recognized instructors.
When not shooting Sharon enjoys her involvement as a volunteer with Ohio Shorthair Rescue and works as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in private practice.