Founded in January 2010, North Coast Defense Academy provides comprehensive training and education throughout the state of Ohio. Our practical and informative courses are designed with the average consumer in mind. From our basic firearm courses to Refuse to Be a Victim©, we have a course for everyone. We have a diverse group of instructors with extensive training and credentials. Our instructor’s experience ranges from combat to competition. Our network of partner organizations and advisors offers comprehensive insight and unlimited resources to our clients. North Coast Defense Academy has developed courses so that anyone with a desire to advance their knowledge of shooting sports can participate in a safe, comfortable and fun atmosphere. We are able to provide specialized training for youth, professional organizations, civic organizations, and private groups.