About Us

Meet the 5 Stone Pro-Staff. With over 200 combined years of service on the frontlines, the 5 Stone Instructors are highly experienced in REAL WORLD APPLICATION.

 

WE LIVE IT- WE TEACH IT! 


Eric  Townsend

 

-20+ year experience in Emergency Medicine
-Licensed Medical Provider
-Training Center Director
-Advanced Medical Instructor
-Protection/ Hand to Hand Combat Instructor
-Edged Weapons Instructor
-Former Aeromedical Flight Nurse
-Former Rescue Technician (Public Safety SCUBA Diver, Swift Water, Rope Rescue)
-NRA RSO (Range Safety Officer)


Chris Wilson

5 Stone Survival, Tracking, and Combatives Instructor


John Conover - Paramedic

-U.S. Army Reserves Veteran
-ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
-PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
-PROFESSIONAL CPR
-CCTP
-NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program)
-TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care)
-NREMTP (Nationally Registered Paramedic)


Rick Puckett - Paramedic

-Over 30 year EMS veteran. 
-EMS Instructor
-Nationally Registered Paramedic 
-Kentucky Level 3 EMT and Paramedic Instructor
-TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care) and Instructor
-PHTLS (Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support) and Instructor 
-ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
-PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
-AMLS (Advanced Medical Life Support) Instructor
-Firefighter 
-Firefighter Instructor


Aaron Stamper - Paramedic

-26 year EMS Veteran
-Former Flight Medic
-Law Enforcement Instructor

-Nationally Registered Paramedic 
-Kentucky Level 3 EMT and Paramedic Instructor
-TCCC (Tactical Combat Casualty Care) and Instructor
-PHTLS (Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support) and Instructor 
-ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
 


Dr. Marek Greer, MD

-Board Certified
-Tactical Medicine 
-All Hazards Preparedness
-Former U.S. Army Subcontractor
-Previous KY Board of EMS Director
-CBRNE Terrorism (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Emergency Response)
-Previous Director of Training at the American Heart Association
-Accomplished presenter and publisher in Medical Journals


John Mairose

-Former Combat Medic
-20+ years Law Enforcement
-Former DEA Task Force Agent: Narcotics Investigator
-Former FBI Task Force Officer: Violent Crime/Narcotics Detective 
-SWAT Sniper, SWAT Entry Team
-Patrol Rife Instructor
-NRA Law Enforcement Firearms Instructor
-Modern Warrior Ground Fighting and Jaw and Limb Control
-Armorer: Glock/AR15 Platform


Brandon Johnson - Paramedic

-U.S. Army Veteran (U.S. Coast Guard)

-Master Diver

-Aeromedical Evacuation


Jason Blakley - Paramedic


Preston Gaskins - Paramedic