US Navy SEAL Jeff L. Gonzales is a nationally recognized firearms and tactics instructor. He has
been at the helm of Trident Concepts, LLC for over 20 years. Jeff’s background comes from Naval
Special Warfare, where he served as a decorated and respected operator and instructor.
Participating in numerous combat operations throughout the globe, his duties involved a wide
variety of operational and instructional assignments on both the East and West coasts. Through
Trident Concepts, Jeff pioneered new advances in firearms and tactics instruction. His unique
understanding of adult learning, detailed curriculum development and rigorous adherence to
performance standards continue to set him apart from an increasingly crowded field.
In recent years, Jeff has increased his focus on concealed carry. Leveraging his experience operating
in nonpermissive environments all over the world, he has unique knowledge to share with members of
law enforcement, the military and responsible armed citizens. Staying true to his NSW root’s he
brings the same high-intensity training, combat mindset, operational success and lessons learned
to the audience at large. Passionate and dynamic, Jeff Gonzales is highly sought after not only as
an instructor but as a public speaker on a wide variety of topics including firearms and self-defense.