Tim Nelson

Tim has been involved with firearms for more than 10 years, starting as a hobby that eventually turned into a way of life. Tim developed his passion for instructing during his time as a Non-Commissioned Officer in the US Army Infantry where he saw a void in practical firearms training. He has also worked in the private sector, conducting cash in transit as an armed courier, as well as working low level personal security details. He is an adamant concealed carry advocate, and an active participant in several shooting sports, such as IDPA, USPSA and 3-Gun.


Tim is an NRA certified instructor, and has trained with Steve Fisher, Kyle Hendrickson, Erik (Trek) Ultrecht, and others. Tim Co-founded Steadfast Applications LLC in 2016 with his partner, Brandon Miedema.

Brandon Miedema 

Brandon has been a student of the gun for the last 8 years. In 2009 he joined the U.S. Army Infantry and completed over 6 years and three deployments with the 82nd ABN, before transferring over to the Michigan National Guard, where he currently serves as an Infantry Squad Leader. During his time in the US Army, he has had the opportunity to attend several premier schools and is currently the firearms instructor for his Company in the National Guard. He is an avid hunter, and currently operates the Firearms division at Long Range Archery in Holland, MI. Brandon also participates in several shooting sports activities as a way to maintain his proficiency.


Brandon is an NRA certified instructor and has trained with Pat McNamara of TMACS inc, Steve Fisher of Sentinel Concepts, MDFI, as well as many others.