Shannon Pable Bio:

Shannon was born and raised in California and moved to the southeast when she was 19.

Currently, she lives in Buford, GA with her family, and a German Shepard, Lili.  She loves the outdoors and staying active.  She participated in various competitive sports (obstacle races, triathlons, and road races).  After a series of injuries (back and knee), she retired from the racing.  When one door closes, another opens… she began shooting about 5 years ago to get comfortable with her new conceal carry pistol… then began the love affair with shooting.  Shooting at the range, dry firing at home, over 500 hours of training classes, steel shoots, pin shoots, IDPA, USPSA, various tactical shoots.  She’s an NRA certified Pistol Instructor, NRA Certified Rifle Instructor, NRA Certified RSO, USCCA Certified Instructor, completed the Winchester/NRA Marksmanship & Defensive Pistol Program as a Distinguished Expert, a member of The Well Armed Woman, and has shot a perfect 100% score for the FBI Pistol Qualification Course several times.  She was a contestant on Ammo & Attitude in 2018.

On the career side of things she’s currently employed at Georgia Gun Club and she owns an independent company, S3G, (Shannon’s Garden & Gun Gallery, LLC) where she teaches Ladies Basic Pistol Classes.  She’s a Georgia Certified Landscape Professional, a certified Arborist, and also teaches students about plants and basic wilderness skills at Victor Wooten’s Center for Music and Nature.  Shannon also earned a BSEE and BSCP at Florida Tech 1987


  • USCCA Certified Firearms Instructor
  • NRA Certified Pistol Instructor
  • NRA Certified Rifle Instructor
  • NRA Certified RSO
  • Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Program -Distinguished Expert
  • Winchester/NRA Defensive Pistol Program – Distinguished Expert
  • Project Appleseed- Earned Rifleman’s Patch & Instructor in Training
  • USCCA Defensive Pistol I and II
  • USCCA Women’s Basic Pistol
  • GA LE Shotgun course- Passed
  • FBI 60 Round Qual Course – 100%
  • Larry Vickers The Test- 90%
  • Justin Dyals 5Y Roundup- 93%
  • Given’s Range Master Casino Drill (just recent 19.5s)
  • Rangemaster Skills Course 297/300 (5yards to 20 yards)
  • Use of Tourniquet, wound packing, pressure bandage –test 100% (Dr. Sherman House)


  • NRA
  • GA Carry
  • US LawShield- Insured
  • IDPA
  • GSSF
  • TWAW
  • GA Weapons Carry License exp 6/17/2020Printed  2-3-2020
    Modified 2-17-2020

Class Hours- 602 hours total (does not include practice hours)