Valor Training Group Founder and CEO Tim S. was raised in Mount Morris, New York. He attended Mount Morris High School and went on to study Criminal Justice in Rochester, NY. He began a career in law enforcement with the Mount Morris Police Department in 1990 and was hired full time by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office in Rochester, NY in the Fall of 1990. He worked as road patrol deputy, warrant unit team member, Advanced Firearms and EVOC Instructor and was the EVOC Coordinator for Monroe County. He retired from law enforcement in 2010 as a Road Patrol Sergeant.

Based upon his advanced instructor certifications, he founded the law enforcement based Priority One Driver Training in 2006 which eventually became part of the Valor Training Group, LLC. By combining his criminal justice education and the over 20 years of law enforcement experience, he recognized the need for change within the industry.

Tim’s instructor certifications include:

  • NYS Department of Criminal Justice Services Security Guard instructor,

  • National Rifle Association instructor,

  • US Concealed Carry Association instructor,

  • National Safety Council instructor,

  • Federal Law Enforcement Training Center Advanced EVOC Instructor