Tim Chaussee

Company founder and primary Instructor Tim Chaussee is a retired Sheriff's Deputy with 29 years of Law Enforcement Experience and 12 years of Military experience. Tim has been involved in many critical incidents from Officer involved shooting and armed suicidal subjects.

Tim is a retired State of Wisconsin Department of Justice, Law Enforcement Standard Board Certified Firearms Instructor in both Handgun and Patrol Rifle as well as an Instructor in Tactical Response, Traffic Law, Domestic Investigations and Crisis Management.

Tim is also trained in Basic SWAT Tactics.

Tim was also a Volunteer Firefighter and First Responder.

Tim is a Certified NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Instructor, NRA Level 1 Pistol Coach, NRA Personal Protection In The Home Instructor, Personal Protection Outside The Home Instructor and NRA Chief Range Safety Officer.

Tim has also been trained in Civilian Response To Active Shooter Events (CRASE) by the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) and Texas State University.

Rifle Instructor school
  • Tim and Tina are both Coaches for the Blue Hills Shooting Stars "110" Youth Pistol Team.
  • The Goal of Center Mass Academy is to provide real life training for Law Enforcement and Private Citizens. Providing training in basic weapon skills to advanced weapons handling and maneuvers.
  • Tim believes in a flexible training schedule that will fit your needs, allowing agencies and individuals the opportunity to train when your schedule allows in a safe and positive environment.
  • Train in a group or one on one, Center Mass Academy provides the flexibility to train the way that works best for you.
  • Tim is proud to be a member of the NRA and NRA Business Alliance.

Tina Sturz

Tina Sturz has joined Center Mass Academy, Tina was a Military Police Officer in the Marine Corps and worked for the Wisconsin State Patrol before retiring from the Chippewa County Sheriff's Department.

Tina is a Certified NRA Basic Pistol Shooting Instructor, NRA Personal Protection In The Home Instructor, Personal Protection Outside The Home Instructor and NRA Chief Range Safety Officer.

Tina also has a background in education.

Youth Pistol Coaches Tim & Tina
  • Tim is also a member of and the Chief Range Safety Officer for the Blue Hills Sportsman's Club.
  • Center Mass Academy is also a proud sponsor of the Blue Hills Shooting Stars 110 Youth Pistol Team and Tim & Tina are also Coaches for the Team.
  • Center Mass Academy is also a member of the Chetek Chamber of Commerce.
  • Center Mass Academy is fully insured.
  • Center Mass Academy is a proud member of the NRA Business Alliance.