About Us

Who We Are

Who We Are

Armory Ranges is the hub for the two premier shooting facilities in Tennessee, Nashville Armory and Franklin Range facilities. Each store offers an impressive retail showroom, classrooms, and state of the art indoor shooting range. Our facilities rank as one of the largest and most advanced firearm facilities in the country. Nashville Armory and Franklin Range's retail shop offers a full line of firearms, accessories, ammunition, apparel, and knives. Our range features climate-controlled pistol and rifle rated bays and our training center offers a wide variety of classes for any skill level lead by our multi-level certified instructors.

Why We Are Different

We know that buying a firearm can be an intimidating experience. Armory Ranges has a different mold in mind: open, modern and clean. Armory Ranges facilities pride themselves on having no attitude and a no-pressure staff. Whether it's your first time holding a firearm, or you're an experienced shooter, you will be met and guided by professionals whose only goal is to provide a safe and comfortable environment in which to assist you with your personal shooting needs.

What We Do


Offering the finest names in the industry, and boasting a wide selection of new and pre-owned firearms, suppressors, optics, knives, apparel, and shooting accessories. Our knowledgeable sales professionals will help meet any shooter's needs.


From a Basic Handgun Carry Permit class to an Advanced Defensive Carbine course, our certified instructors are committed to helping you reach your shooting potential.


Our ranges offer indoor rifle or pistol shooting in climate controlled bays on the most advanced wireless target systems available for an unparalleled shooting experience.

Our Mission

To promote firearm safety, responsibility and proficiency through education and training.

Our Philosophy

Whether you're an avid hunter, experienced marksman, or just someone who enjoys a fun day on the range, you'll find a lot to love at one of our Armory Range locations. We believe strongly in the Second Amendment and our mission is to promote responsible gun ownership in our communities.

Leadership Team

Gary Semanchik

Gary Semanchik

Owner & President

Gary is the owner and founder of the Nashville Armory since opening 2005.

Jason Edgley

Jason Edgley

General Manager & Instructor: Nashville Armory

Jason enjoys instructing, teaching and doing. He is former U.S. Army Special Forces and has 6+ years of instructing outside of the military.

Jeff Maples

Jeff Maples

General Manager: Franklin Range

Jeff is the manager of the Franklin Range and is a firearm and hunting enthusiast.

Rich Guerrero

Rich Guerrero

Director of Training & Instructor

Rich is a credentialed teacher in various disciplines, with over 15 years of teaching experience. Rich believes what he brings to the table for his students is the ability to help them understand a concept and become better, through clear and simple explanations.