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Academics

Gunsmithing Faculty

Chad Mercer
Program Chair

(580) 387-7482
cmercer@mscok.edu

Education: Murray State College (A.A.S.)

Steven Epple

(580) 387-7488
sepple@mscok.edu 

Education: Murray State College (A.A.S.)

Raymond Self

(580) 387-7486
rself@mscok.edu 

John Tremblay

(580) 387-7485
jtremblay@mscok.edu

Education: Murray State College (A.A.S.)
Certification: Armorer's Certification, AR-15, AK-47, HK MP-5, S&W, M&P

Background: 

John F. Tremblay, a full-time instructor in Murray State College’s Gunsmithing Department since 2017, served as an Adjunct Gunsmithing instructor at MSC from 2014 to 2017. After serving in the US Army from 1990 to 2012, Tremblay enrolled in MSC’s Gunsmithing program, graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2014.  He routinely teaches courses in firearms repair, machine shop, handloading and ballistics.  

Tremblay has also owned and operated his own business, L & J’s Custom Guns and Repairs, since 2013. His hobbies and interests include gunsmithing, machining, welding, reloading ammunition and ballistics. 

Robert Webb

580-387-7483
rwebb@mscok.edu

Education: University of Arizona-Tucson (B.A., M.A.)
Certification: Armorer's Certification, AR-15, AK-47, MP5, Master Welding