A relative newcomer, Rick Birdsall first entered the competitive shooting scene in 2010, and has been rising in the ranks ever since. Birdsall is a master of the quad load, utilizing AP Custom USA QL/4s and QL/8s to achieve blisteringly fast shotgun reloads. Expect big things from this shooter in the future as he continues to hone his skills.
Tony spent ten years in the United States Marine Corps, serving as a scout sniper, CQB instructor, and member of the anti-terrorism unit FAST Company. Tony currently is on his 14th year as a federal police officer, and is a full time firearms instructor with his agency based in the Washington DC area.
Tony has been competing professionally since 1995. He competes in a wide variety of shooting sports, and is considered a serious contender on the competitive shooting scene. Tony can be found on the range every weekend, training, competing, or teaching firearms-related classes. Tony holds numerous wins and top 5 finishes at major events throughout the country.
Tony was brought onto Team Rhino because of his precision rifle knowledge and skills. He will be representing Rhino Rifles in precision sniper and long range competitions. Tony is running the Rhino Rifles RA-PBA rifle chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor.
Patrick E. Kelley is a true legend in the competitive shooting community and has inspired many members of the current generation of shooters. As the co-host of 3Gun Nation TV he has exposed thousands to the world of competitive shooting. His videos and magazine articles have helped novice competitors learn the ropes and more experienced shooters expand their skill sets.
Kelley has numerous championships to his credit, and excels in many shooting formats. And now, in 2015, he will be shooting our custom-built Rhino Rifles RA-5R HMR in .308, and our Rhino Rifles RA-4R 3GR in .223 in competitions across the nation.
McIngvale has been proving his abilities in the competitive shooting community for several years now. A major in the Army, he’s found the time to beat the competition at big name contests like the Mammoth Sniper Challenge, MGM Ironman, and the Fallen Brethren 3-Gun Challenge.
Recently, he’s proven the accuracy of the Rhino Rifles RA-5R DMR by outshooting bolt guns in international sniper challenges.
Rob spent 4 years as a Marine serving with Security Forces Barracks Duty at Subic Naval Base, Philippines. After leaving the Marine Corps, Rob worked a few years as a federal police officer before moving into a 20 year career as a Firefighter, EMT, and HazMat Technician based in Groton Connecticut.
As well as competing, Rob also enjoys teaching precision rifle classes and helping fellow shooters.
Rob has been a top competitor around the country in sniper/tactical long range rifle competitions since 2003 with many wins and top 5/10 finishes. He's competing with a Rhino Rifles RA-PBA in 6.5 Creedmoor, making him a tough competitor in long-range shooting. Rob also competes in Designated Marksman competitions using the RA-5R DMR rifles in 6.5 Creedmoor as well as in 3 gun competitions he uses his Rhino Rifles RA-4R 3GR. His competitive spirit doesn't stop with rifles, he also competes in action pistol matches.
Even before his time on 3-Gun Nation, Tischauser made a name for himself as one of the top competitors in the sport. Tischauser grew up immersed in shooting culture, and honed his skills as an Army Staff Sergeant. He shot his way into the Top 20 in the first major 3 Gun match, and less than two years later placed in the Top 5 at the USPSA Multi Gun Nationals.
Tischauser also holds classifications in all 6 USPSA pistol divisions, participates in IDPA, ICORE, SCSA, and GSSF matches. In 2015 he’ll be shooting a custom Rhino Rifles RA-4R 3GR
Born March 23, 2001, Justin was raised in Conyers, GA. Growing up he enjoyed many sports, but in 2013 he was introduced to competitive shooting and was immediately hooked. Justin showed natural skill and proceeded to shatter most of the records held by the top juniors in the nation.
In 2014 Justin Winstead competed mostly in the IDPA, traveling the nation and winning multiple division and junior titles. For 2015 Justin has brought his talents to the USPSA and 3-Gun and is taking it to a whole new level. This is one junior to keep your eyes on.