Trampas Swanson is a NRA & USCCA Firearms Instructor, USCCA Training Counselor and the co-founder of the Swanson Training Group located just outside Jacksonville, FL. Trampas is a former Deputy Sheriff in which he served as a SWAT sniper, as well as patrol supervisor, narcotics and investigations experience for almost 12 years before taking early retirement.
Now, father of two young daughters, Trampas and his wife, Candace (also an NRA & USCCA Instructor) volunteer their free time to the national not for profit organization, The Well Armed Woman both nationally and their home State of Florida in Feb of 2013. They now assist over 700 ladies statewide. Aside from teaching, Trampas is a published writer and Deputy Editor of the Private Military Contractor International Magazine.
Trampas also owns Legacy Coin Company. In January of 2017, Legacy Coin Company was taken under the Swanson Armory, LLC umbrella and relocated under new ownership (also former law enforcement) to Jacksonville, Florida.