Ian is the owner and founder of Trinity Tactical Consulting Ltd. (TTCL). Prior to this he spent his career as a Conservation Officer in the Northwest Territories. Ian has had the privilege to work all across the North and is an avid outdoorsman. In addition to the the original pursuits of TTCL, Ian has branched out into the tourism industry and offers a variety of outdoor adventures though TrailBlazer Tours.
Ian is a certified Pressure Point Control Tactics (HFRG-Threat Pattern Recognition) Instructor and has been teaching the program since 2004. He also holds Instructor certificates for ground fighting and knife defence and has completed courses related to scenario based training. Ian has served as a trainer for other subject matters including judicial process, basic law, crime scene investigation and fitness testing. Ian has assisted with policy and program development, instructing and mentoring and is a graduate of the Renewable Resource Technology Program.
Ian has been actively involved in capturing wildlife for two decades and specializes in aerial net gunning. He has captured, sampled and collared numerous species including woodland, barren ground and mountain caribou, as well as moose, elk, mountain goats and wolves. Ian is very knowledgeable in the area of problem wildlife and has taught a variety of safety related classes. Ian has lived in the north for the majority of his life and currently resides in Yellowknife, NT.
Nadine moved to the NWT at the age of 20. Soon after this, she was enamored with the hunting lifestyle and education in the Northern tradition. Nadine has learned many skills from elders and people in the community such as skinning and cleaning animals and how to live off the land. Nadine and her husband, Ian, raised 3 children in the NWT and Nunavut. All 3 still live in the NWT and are raising their children here as well.
Nadine has worked in multiple areas within the North and has learned many skills over the last 29 years. Her previous position was with Early Childhood Education for the GWNT Department of Health. Nadine has also received training to build on her skills which has given her expertise in a variety of areas. She is an excellent hostess and cook, is able set up and take down camps, and provide knowledge and skills in leadership. Nadine is trained in Basic Self-defense and she will occasionally assist Ian’s Self Defense training workshops. She is also certified in Non -Violent Crisis Intervention, First Aid and CPR, Fire Extinguisher training, Motivational Interviewing, Cultural Awareness Training, and Traditional knowledge.
Nadine is very outgoing and loves to meet new people and make them feel at home. Her love for the outdoors is her passion and she enjoys, camping, fishing, hunting, ski- dooing, boating, nature hikes with family and friends, and cooking over an open fire.
Joshua is the newest member of the Trinity Tactical Team. His background includes high level hockey experience at the junior and university level, and he is a trained hockey coach with the Coaching Association of Canada.
Joshua is also an avid fisherman with over 15 years experience under his belt and has fished in multiple countries across the globe. Joshua is also an experienced camper with expertise in winter survival.
Prior to joining Trinity Tactical, Joshua graduated from a two year program at Briercrest College in Caronport, SK, with an Associate of Arts Degree in Biblical Studies. Before that, Joshua gathered work experience in a variety of fields including time as a bee keeper, horticulturalist, koi pond specialist, and salesperson.
Originally from Kitchener, Ontario, Joshua has also resided in, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and now the Northwest Territories.