TGU Instructors

Antone Haley

Director of Training/Instructor

Jared Halbert


Chris Alvarez


Tes Salb


Antone comes to shooting sports from an extensive Martial Arts background and brings a distinct level of intensity when he competes and instructs. Antone is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and full Dog Brother with 15 years of Muay Thai experience. He spent over five years as a competitive fighter and co-captain of a Mixed Martial Arts team in Northern California. As a shooter, Antone has traveled across the country teaching, training, and competing. He holds multiple instructor level certifications in a variety of weapon systems and tactical applications. In the Tactical Games Antone has been on the podium each time he has competed. Antone is currently a Law Enforcement Officer in California, as well as the Director of Training at Tactical Games University.


In the Tactical Games, Antone has been on the podium each time he has competed. He has 5x1st and 2x2nd including the National Championship.

Jared Halbert is a 8-Time podium finisher at The Tactical Games, a Sponsored Shooter, and prolific 3-Gun Shooter.

Chris is a 20-year veteran of the United States Army. Retiring as a Master Sergeant in 2016. He is Special Forces, Ranger, Pathfinder, Jumpmaster and Military-Freefall qualified. During his service he completed five operational deployments to the CENTCOM and SOUTHCOM areas of operation. Throughout his multiple deployments, he has been the lead for platoon level kinetic operations and has trained and advised elite host nation forces. He has served as the Master Trainer for the Peruvian Security Forces’ the most elite Special Operations Forces supporting U.S. Inter-Agency sponsored activities with an emphasis in Counter Narco-Terrorism, Counter-Transnational Organized Crime (CTOC), and Advanced Pistol/Rifle Marksmanship. He is also trained and highly proficient in Medical Training, Force Protection, and Non-Tactical Vehicle (NTV) Convoy Operations. He has also worked as a contractor for F3EA assisting in training US Special Operations Soldiers in conducting Full Mission Profile (FMP) exercises.

Chris is a 6-time competitor in The Tactical Games (TTG). He is an athlete and a competitive shooter. He has attended numerous prestigious firearms training classes with the best in the industry such as: Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat Course (SFAUCC), Military Mobile Force Protection Course (Gryphon Group), Dave Borresen (3-Day pistol/carbine course, Tigerswan), Steve Fisher (Sentinel Concepts), Scott Jedlinski (Modern Samurai Project), Pat McNamara's 2-day carbine Tactical Application of Practical Shooting (TAPS) and Green Ops.

Chris is a General Instructor Entry Level Course and Firearms Instructor Entry Level Course for the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and NRA Certified Pistol instructor. He holds a NC concealed carry license since 2014 and has experience with multiple carry methods and types of equipment.

Tes Salb is no stranger to fitness or firearms, having received her start in shooting through the sport of Modern Pentathlon (running, swimming, shooting, fencing, horseback riding) at the age of 12. She competed in the US Olympic Festival at the age of 15 and in 1996, was introduced to the US Olympic Shooting Program where she qualified for the US National Team in Pistol. During her 12 years on the US National Team Salb earned a berth on the 1998 US World Championship Shooting Team in Barcelona, Spain, she competed in 5 World Cups, represented the University of Notre Dame in the NRA Intercollegiate National Pistol Championships earning podium finishes and two First-Team All-Americans, and qualified for the 2000 US Olympic Trials. She has since picked up 3-gun, USPSA, and shotgun sports recreationally and has used her experience to help others enhance their shooting skills for recreation and competitive shooting.

Salb continued her multi-sport training and competitions through triathlons--completing Ironman USA in 2005--and CrossFit where she traveled the country coaching athletes in competitive performance and injury prevention for 13 years. She also founded and ran one of the largest CrossFit Endurance teams in Northern Virginia.

Salb graduated with a BBA in Marketing from the University of Notre Dame and has been working in the firearms industry for 20 years. She is currently the Director of Marketing and Communications for HIVIZ Shooting Systems.

She joins the Tactical Games University staff with two competitive years of Tactical Games under her belt including seven appearances and seven podium finishes (5x1st, 1x2nd, 1x3rd) including the National Championships.