Donoho’s Firearms Instruction


Darrell Donoho

Instructor, Darrell Donoho, is an ISP-and NRA-certified instructor. Also 2021 & 2022 MEN’S OVERALL WORLD CHAMPION OF SASS’S WILD BUNCH ACTION SHOOTING COMPETITON .

He has lifelong experience in shooting and has been active in shooting sports, specializing in handguns all of his life.

He is involved in competitive shooting and has won many state, regional, and national awards. He is also a lifelong hunter.

He was a commercial ammunition manufacturer for 13 years, which has provided him with extensive knowledge of ammunition.

“I take the instruction of these Concealed Carry classes very seriously. My classes go way beyond what ISP requires, including demonstrations!” – Darrell Donoho

If you would like to speak to Darrell, give Donoho’s Firearms Instruction a call at

618-267-6952. He’ll be sure to answer all your questions and address any concerns you may have.

Learn To Protect Yourself

At Donoho’s Firearms Instruction, the owner Darrell aims to provide you with the proper knowledge to use your handgun effectively, safely and legally. He is the most skilled, experienced, and patient instructor around. Become a responsibly legally armed citizen.

Relaxed Enviroment

Darrell is a patient instructor you’ll love. Coffee, donuts, bottled water and snacks are provided during the 16 hour classes. Sodas available. You are also welcome to bring snacks and non-alcoholic drinks to the class if you desire.

Handle Your Weapon Effectively

Darrell has lifelong experience and was a commercial ammunitions manufacturer for 13 years. You need no prior shooting experience to take our firearms course. Whether you’re a novice or expert, we’ll teach you to handle a handgun correctly. Call us today to learn more! Satisfaction guaranteed or your lesson is FREE!


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About Us

We offer Concealed Carry classes so you will obtain the proper education and training from a skilled, experienced, and patient NRA and ISP approved instructor. Learn defensive shooting skills today.
This class is perfect for anyone from the novice to the expert! There is no prior shooting experience required! Whatever your skill level is, this is the perfect class for you!
Donoho’s Firearms Instruction offers a relaxed learning environment, and you are welcome to bring snacks and your favorite non-alcoholic beverage to class with you.

Loaner handguns are available for classes.

These do stay at this facility at all times. Safety is our top priority!
Don’t let weather concerns keep you from taking this much-needed class. Since the shooting range is only 35 yards from the classroom, it’s convenient to do our range time in short intervals.


Read what our happy customers are saying…

Awesome class! Learned a lot of information on concealed carry laws of Illinois..When i was shooting my gun Darrell show me small adjustments to make me a better ,Awesome instructor ,, Thank you Darrell Donoho,

Scott B3/9/2020

Awesome information. Has his heart in making sure we are safe and responsible citizens. CCL class only so far but am getting into all of his training classes! Thanks a million Darrell!

Clint K3/1/2020

Darrell is a wonderful instructor. Funny, but very knowledgeable. You could tell he enjoys teaching

Emily D1/7/2020

Renewal Class: In one word ….. OUTSTANDING. Learned more in one evening than I did during the initial training that I received elsewhere. Darrell is extremely knowledgeable and master of multiple different handguns and its easy to tell he really loves to teach others these skills while being extremely patient … great instructor, highly recommend.

Brett D9/15/2019

Outstanding course. knowledge, patient, and easy to understand,highly recommend as an instructor

David L9/14/2019

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