Meet Our Staff

MEET OUR STAFF

Meet the team where safety, community, and education are at the heart of everything we do. At our core, we believe that a thriving company culture is built upon these important pillars.

 
 
 
LOU ZACCHIO ARTEMIS GENERAL MANAGER lou@artemissportingarms.com
Instructor Qualifications: • NRA Basic Pistol Instructor • NRA Chief Range Safety Officer • CPR/AED Instructor • Basic and Wilderness First Aid Instructor
Other Related Certifications: •Sig Sauer Armorer Course • NRA Basic Pistol • NRA Range Safety Officer •Glock Armorer Course
JOHN DAY CHAIRMAN ARTEMIS ARMS, LLC jd@artemissportingarms.com
John Day currently serves as the Artemis Vice Chairman where he’s responsible for developing and implementing the business strategies, plans and procedures which achieve sales targets and grow the business.

Previously, John served as the Vice President of Business Operations at SilencerCo and as the Senior Vice President for the Defense and Law Enforcement Division of Remington Outdoor Company. Additionally, John served as Chief of Staff for a UHNW individual in New York City and has helped stand up two emerging businesses in technology and combat sports.

Prior to joining Remington Defense John served in the Marine Corps and USSOCOM in various leadership and operational billets as well as conducting two combat deployments with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines for OIF 1 (Weapons Company Commander) and OIF 3 (Battalion Operations Officer) in Iraq.

THOMAS CHENET ARTEMIS STORE MANAGERtommy@artemissportingarms.com
Instructor Qualifications:
• NRA Basic Pistol Instructor

Other Related Certifications:
• NRA Range Safety Officer
• NRA Basic Pistol
• NRA Concealed Carry Weapon

ELIZABETH GESUALDO ARTEMIS EDUCATION & TRAINING MANAGERliz@artemissportingarms.com Questions? Contact me at the email above or by calling 914-740-8141
Instructor Qualifications:
• NYS DCJS Certified General Topics Instructor
• NYS DCJS Certified Firearms Instructor
• NYS DCJS Certified Mental Health Instructor
• NYS DCJS Certified Armed Guard Instructor
• NYS Defensive Driving Instructor
• NJ Non-Resident Pistol Permit Instructor
• NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
• NRA Basic Rifle Instructor
• NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor
• NRA Refuse to be a Victim Instructor
• NRA Chief Range Safety Officer
• NRA Concealed Carry Weapon Instructor
• Sig Sauer Certified Pistol Instructor
• Utah Concealed Basic Pistol Instructor
• LEOSA HR-218 Instructor
• USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Instructor

Other Related Certifications:
• NRA Range Safety Officer
• NRA Basics of Pistol Safety
• NRA Basics of Rifle Safety
• NRA Basics of Shotgun Safety
• NRA Refuse to be a Victim
• NRA Concealed Carry Weapon
• Glock Armorer Course

Contact Me For:
• NYS 18hr Pistol Permit Class
• NJ Non-Resident Pistol Permit Class
• Permit Application Assistance
• Private Instruction

GINO VIEIRA ARTEMIS HEAD INSTRUCTORgino@artemissportingarms.com

Instructor Qualifications:
• NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
• NRA Basic Rifle Instructor
• NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor
• NRA Concealed Carry Weapon Instructor
• NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home Instructor
• NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Instructor
• Sig Sauer Certified Master Pistol Instructor
• Sig Sauer Certified Master Rifle Instructor
• Evolution Training Solutions Red Dot Instructor

Other Related Certifications:
• NRA Range Safety Officer
• NRA Basic Pistol
• NRA Basic Rifle
• NRA Basic Shotgun
• NRA Concealed Carry Weapon
• NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home
• NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home

Contact Me For:
• Private Instruction 

JIM RILEY ARTEMIS CHIEF RANGE OFFICER/INSTRUCTORjim@artemissportingarms.com
Instructor Qualifications:
• NYS DCJS Certified General Topics Instructor
• NYS DCJS Certified Firearms Instructor
• Homeland Security Law Enforcement Response to Active Shooter Instructor
• NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
• NRA Basic Rifle Instructor
• NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor
• NRA Refuse to be a Victim Instructor
• NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home Instructor
• NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home Instructor
• Federal Flight Deck Officer Program Instructor
• LEOSA HR-218 Instructor

Other Related Certifications:
• NRA Range Safety Officer
• NRA Basic Pistol
• NRA Basic Rifle
• NRA Basic Shotgun
• NRA Personal Protection Inside the Home
• NRA Personal Protection Outside the Home
• NRA Refuse to be a Victim

LESLIE POTTER ARTEMIS ARMORERleslie@artemissportingarms.com
Apprenticed with NYPD Detective Steve Albanese, Master Armorer

Meeting by APPOINTMENT ONLY

NO walk-ins! Please schedule a gunsmithing appointment by calling the store at 914-560-8431.

Instructor Qualifications:
• NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
• NRA Chief Range Safety Officer

Other Related Certifications:
• NRA Range Safety Officer
• NRA Basic Pistol
• NRA Concealed Carry Weapon
• NRA Self Defense Outside the Home
• Glock Armorer Course

KC BROWN ARTEMIS INSTRUCTOR/RSOkc@artemissportingarms.com

Instructor Qualifications:
• NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
• NRA Basic Rifle Instructor
• NRA Basic Shotgun Instructor
• NRA Concealed Carry Weapon Instructor
• NRA Chief Range Safety Officer
• NJ Non-Resident Pistol Permit Instructor
• USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Instructor

Contact Me For:
• Permit Application Assistance: NYC & All NY Counties, NJ, CT, PA, FL
• NYS 18hr Pistol Permit Class
• NJ Non-Resident Pistol Permit Class
• USCCA Concealed Carry and Home Defense Fundamentals Class
• NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Class
• NRA Basics of Pistol Safety Class
• NRA Basics of Rifle Safety Class
• NRA Basics of Shotgun Safety Class
• NRA Concealed Carry Weapon Class

STEVE LIBUTTI ARTEMIS INSTRUCTORsteve@artemissportingarms.com
Instructor Qualifications:
• Sig Sauer Certified Pistol Instructor
• Sig Sauer Certified Advanced Pistol Instructor
• NRA Basic Pistol Instructor
• American Heart Association CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor
• American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid Instructor
• American College of Surgeons Stop the Bleed Instructor

Other Related Certifications:
• NRA Basic Pistol

• NRA Range Safety Officer
• NRA Concealed Carry Weapon
• NRA Range Design
• Sig Sauer Basic Rifle Operator
• Sig Sauer Basic Shotgun Operator
• Sig Sauer Armorer for P365, P320 and All Classic Line Basic Pistols


Contact Me For:
• Private Instruction

COREY LINK ARTEMIS ASSOCIATE corey@artemissportingarms.com
Instructor Qualifications:
• NRA Basic Pistol Instructor

Other Related Certifications: • NRA Range Safety Officer
• NRA Basic Pistol
• NRA Concealed Carry Weapon
• Glock Armorer Course