Instructors at Aphys

Trenton Lyden

Trent is a father of five, has been instructing personal protection since 2014, is an instructor with Aphys and a certified NRA pistol instructor. Prior to his current position as a state certified Emergency Manager working in an inner city K12 school district, he was an armed security officer within the same school district, joined the military, acquired his Associates degree in Law Enforcement and successfully passing SKILLS as an Assistant Team Leader, and started Black Fox Defense which is now called Ahpys.

Trenton brings unique perspective as an instructor as he draws from his experiences as a Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Instructor, Manager for a Security & Emergency Management department, Squad Leader in the military, anti-terrorism, unit armorer, K12 student threat assessments, and more.

I absolutely love making the world safer by sharing my training, knowledge, and experiences with people.

Trenton Lyden