Instructor Profiles

The Shooting Institute was formed to fill the need for quality instruction in the proper use, handling, and storage of firearms for shooters of every level. Whether you work in Law Enforcement or simply wish to be a responsible gun owner, we can help you develop solid skills in order to progress within the discipline.


Bud Lich

Bud is the Owner of The Shooting Institute - Indiana. He has been a Certified Instructor since 2002. He is Certified in Basic Pistol, Defensive Pistol, Concealed Carry, Home Invasion, and Refuse To Be A Victim. He is a Certified Range Safety Officer. He has earned the NRA Distinguished Expert Marksman qualification.  Bud is a Graduate of Massad Ayoob's Armed citizen's Rules of Engagement, and holds a First Degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate. 

NRA Certified Instructors  NRA Certified Courses

Daniel "DJ" Nuetzmann

DJ has been with the Johnson County Sheriffs Department since 2006. He started his career as a Corrections Officer for 2 year and has been a Deputy Sheriff since then. He has been a leader of the SWAT team for 8 years. DJ was a part time Officer with the Trafalgar Police Department for 6 years. He is a certified NRA instructor and I.L.E.A firearms instructor. DJ is also a former competition shooter.

Certified Armorer for Glock Firearms, AR15's, M16, and M4 rifles




Conveniently Located in Central Indiana

The Shooting Institute is located about 45 minutes south of Indianapolis, Indiana in Southern Johnson County. We are easily accessible from Greenwood, Bargersville, Nineveh, Franklin, Edinburgh, Indianapoilis, Columbus, Taylorsville, Martinsville, Mooresville, Morgantown, Beech Grove and all of the surrounding areas. Students can also travel from as far away as Chicago, Ft. Wayne, Richmond, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Louisville KY, and many of the surrounding states. We are located right off of Insterstate I-65. The Indianapolis International Airport is about 45 - 50 minutes away. We can assist in recommending local accomodations for groups or individual students. Please let us know when you are enrolling if you need area information. We can also assist with local resources for ammunition purchases.