About Mike Ellerkamp
Mike Ellerkamp is a husband, father, grandfather, author, and cancer survivor. In the 1970s and 1980s, he served in the US Air Force and the US Army as an Airborne Ranger with the First Battalion, Seventy-Fifth Infantry. Mike's last duty assignment was RANGER Instructor at Camp Rudder, Eglin AFB, Florida.
Mike is certified by the state of Texas to teach the state's license-to-carry courses. He also has certifications with the United States Concealed Carry Association and National Rifle Association for various firearms courses and is a qualified Range Safety Officer. Our passion at Ranger Focus is to teach students about proper tactical and safety procedures and how to integrate them into your personal self-defense strategies
Mike and his wife, Mollie, live in the Houston metro area with their dog, Coco Man. They love to travel, go skiing in Colorado, and of course, shoot. But, most of all, Mike loves to teach and witness the excitement and confidence expressed in the faces of his students.
"My students' success is my passion! And, maybe, it will save their life one day."