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About Us

Strategic Ops Training (SOT) provides highly realistic, scenario-based training for civilians and the law enforcement community.  Courses are led by an elite team of former US Navy SEAL and San Diego PD SWAT instructors using principles and methodologies developed and proven over decades of real world Spec Ops experience.

Strategic Ops Training is owned and operated by former
Navy SEAL disabled veterans.

Strategic Ops Training


UDT/Seals Instructor

Dynamic Close Quarters Combat

Strategic Ops Training is one of the leading providers of dynamic tactical Special Ops level of training in the western US.   We currently offer a wide range of courses including:

  • Navy SEAL Adventures
  • Personal Defense for Civilians
  • Team Building Events for Corporations
  • Dynamic Tactical Training for Law Enforcement
  • Long Range Precision Marksmanship for Sportsman and Hunters

Owned and operated by the world’s most elite warriors, our former Navy SEAL instructors provide a unique learning experience that applies principles and methods developed and proven over decades of real world Special Operations. 

Our courses consist of a wide range of highly realistic experiences that focus on situational awareness and  the tactical mindset.  You will work as s team, under pressure in highly realistic scenarios to go beyond what you previously thought was impossible, learning how to put the pieces of the puzzle together to operate as a cohesive team. The result is increased effectiveness and productivity.  

Courses are conducted at a facility designed for Special Operations personnel. The Company was founded by Mr. Carrington, a recently retired US Navy SEAL Master Training Specialist and Disabled Veteran, and Mr. Bailey, former US Navy SEAL Command Master Chief & Force Master Chief and Disabled Veteran.

SOT offers dynamic firearms training using both Simmunition and live-fire training and simunition. Courses are led by an elite team of former Spec Ops instructors using methodologies developed over decades of real world experience. Additional staff will consist of former Spec Ops personnel and Disabled Veterans who will work directly with Mr. Carrington and help them envision a new career path using the skills they have learned while serving our country to jumpstart the next stage of their lives. The business will rely on multiple sources of revenue including a wide range of firearm and personal defense related products and services offered to customers in our target market.

 Instructor Cadre

The Company was founded by Mr. Bailey and Mr. Carrington, both former US Navy SEAL Master Training Specialists.

Command Master Chief Bailey (US Navy SEALs - Retired) served 25 years in the U.S. Naval Special Warfare (SEAL) community, including three operational tours of duty and a rotation as a trainer in the Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) program. With over four decades of experience in SPECOPS, security, INTEL, and CT, Steve is widely versed in boots-on-the-ground operations as well as senior-level management and consulting roles. Mr. Bailey has over 25 years of experience as a U.S. Navy Seal as part of the NSW community and over 20 years of experience as a contractor for various governmental agencies.

Chief Carrington, US Navy SEALs (Ret.), has more than 25 years of experience as a Navy Seal acting as a senior instructor in the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community. Mr. Carrington continues to serve as an active duty Reserve Law Enforcement Officer.

The rest of our cadre consists of 6 former US Navy SEAL instructors and a SWAT Instructor. All our instructors are certified Master Training Specialists, each having multiple deployments and years of highly specialized overseas combat experience in the Spec Ops community.

If you want to train with the best in the business, give us a call.