Deerfield Pistol and Archery Center 

Employee Bios

Scott Whiting – The owner and operator of Deerfield Pistol and Archery Center, Scott has a wealth of experience to serve his growing customer base.  His 20 years in law enforcement have served the business well in building a one stop shop for everything including firearms, accessories, training, routine practice, advanced education and leagues, all under one roof!  When asked what he is most proud of with his business, Scott responds without hesitation … The diverse, knowledgeable and helpful team is what separates Deerfield Pistol and Archery.

Scott also brings the following credentials to Deerfield Pistol and Archery Center:

  • Certified firearms instructor from the Department of Justice Law Enforcement Division
  • Certified firearms instructor from the Wisconsin Department of Public Safety
  • Certified firearms instructor from the National Rifle Association (NRA)
  • Certified Utah concealed carry instructor
  • Certified Wisconsin concealed carry instructor
  • Armorer certification in Glock, Smith & Wesson and Springfield
  • Tactical rifle instructor
Brett Fankhauser – If something needs doing at Deerfield Pistol and Archery Center, Brett gets it done.  A volunteer fireman for 20 years, Brett has been helping build the business for 6 years. 

Brett’s credentials speak volumes for his contributions to you, our loyal customers, and to the business overall:

  • Armorers certification in Glock, Smith & Wesson and AR15 rifle
  • Certified Utah concealed carry instructor
  • Certified Wisconsin concealed carry instructor
  • Civilian National Rifle Association (NRA) instructor
  • Certified pistol instructor
  • NRA law enforcement instructor for handgun and shotgun
  • Certified instructor for Personal Protection in the Home
  • Range safety officer
Oh, and did we mention that Brett is a private detective on the side? How cool is that!    

Dixie Kasmar – Dixie comes to Deerfield Pistol and Archery Center with more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience on two law enforcement magazines and a related website.  She is an NRA Certified Instructor for Basic Pistol as well as Personal Protection in the Home.  Dixie is also taking the lead for our Women's Shooting Group which meets one Wednesday a month here at the range.



Wally Goepfert – Wally loves personal interaction with customers. He is an NRA instructor and a Glock Armorer. He has extensive experience working with firearms and enjoys introducing first-time shooters to firearms. He enjoys teaching basic firearm handling, as well as the safety aspects. He wants your experience at DPAC to be top-notch. Interesting note: Wally taught SCUBA for 25 years.



Jim Whiting – Jim has been helping his son Scott – owner and operator of Deerfield Pistol and Archery Center – since the beginning. He helped launch Professional Equipment and Supply in 1999 and was instrumental in launching Deerfield Pistol and Archery Center in 2001. A long-time gun enthusiast, Jim still shoots weekly. He helps make your experience with us enjoyable in many ways, from sales to gunsmithing to maintenance. And if you haven't joined him yet in the Friday night Cowboy league, you should check it out.  
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