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Meet the Trijicon Pro Staff

Julie Golob

Highly accomplished U.S. Army Veteran, national and world shooting champion and avid outdoorswoman. With over 120 championship titles in seven different disciplines, Julie Golob is one of the most skilled and dominant competition shooters in the world. Noteworthy titles include 13-time USPSA Ladies National Champion, 7-time Ladies World Speed Shooting Champion, 4-time IDPA Ladies National Champion, the first Triple Crown USPSA Ladies National Champion and 3-time NRA Bianchi Cup Ladies Champion. In addition to her impressive shooting record, Julie is a proud U.S. Army Veteran, prominent author, avid hunter, firearms instructor and industry ambassador.

From 2017 to 2018, Julie has been a part of several competitions including 1st place awards in IPSC Ladies Classics, USPSA Arkansas Sectional, NRA Cameron Cup, and UPL Safariland Expedition. Her biggest year included being a part of the show “Love at First Shot” and becoming a member on the NRA board. As one of the most well-known professional shooters in the world, Julie has many upcoming events she will be competing in and several opportunities to share her knowledge around the world, not only through large platforms such as the NRA, but also through her personal projects.     

Trijicon Optics: Iron Sights, MRO®, RMR®, and SRO®

Lanny Barnes

Three-time Olympian in the sport of Biathlon, Lanny & her twin sister, Tracy, competed in several Olympics together before both girls made history and inspired the world when Tracy selflessly gave Lanny her spot on the Sochi, Russia 2014 Olympic team after Lanny fell ill during the final trials and wasn't able to complete all the races.

Lanny is a multiple National & World 3-gun Champion and is competing in 3-gun, Handgun, PCC, IPSC Shotgun and Rifle competitions. She was the top American with 4th place individual and silver for team at the IPSC Shotgun World Championships in 2018. She also placed 3rd Individual and Gold in the team at the IPSC Rifle World Championships in Sweden in 2019.

Lanny has the goal of becoming the best female shooter in the country and will make several Guinness World Record attempts in 2022. Lanny is also teaching courses to military, law enforcement and competitive shooters on how to shoot with an elevated heart rate and under stress. The firearms training institute that Lanny and her sister started together is called T.O.P. Shooting Institute, otherwise known as “The Olympian Project”. After developing the skills necessary to shoot while under extreme physical and mental stress for the past 15 years they wanted to share these unique skills and what they have learned with others.

She also has been a professional artist since 2000 (The Olympian Artist). Lanny also spends a majority of her free time traveling around to schools, 4-H clubs, Boys & Girls Clubs, Boys & Girls Scouts, etc. talking to them about following their dreams, setting goals, and leading a healthy active lifestyle.

Trijicon Optics: AccuPoint®, AccuPower®, Bright & Tough™ Night Sights, RMR®, VCOG®

Jay Carillo

Jay began competitive shooting with bowling pin matches in 2009. He shot IDPA in 2010 through 2012 and then USPSA. Eventually evolving to 3-gun in 2012 and venturing into three major matches that year. Jay competed in many competitions in 2015 including Minnesota Shotgun Championship, Benelli Shotgun match and Benelli 3-gun ProAm. He was awarded several top spots in competitions including the Michigan Multi-gun in heavy optics and Generation 3-gun in heavy optics. Over the past few years, Jay has also had many 1st place finishes in Tac Ops division at local matches and at Indiana Multi-gun series matches. Every year since has been an exciting journey into the sport of 3-gun and the relationships he developed along the way have been the best!

Trijicon Optics: AccuPower®, AccuPoint®, RMR®, HD & HD XR™ Night Sights

Daron Cruickshank

Daron is best known for his professional mixed martial arts career. He is a veteran of the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Rizih Fighting Federation. Daron began shooting at the age of 13, when his father introduced him to PPC matches in Michigan. He began competing in 3 gun events during 2013, making a name for himself in the sport locally in the state of Michigan. By 2018 he was competing at the national level. Daron continues to pursue knowledge in shooting sports.

Trijicon Optics: AccuPower®, RMR®, SRO®

Chip Montgomery

Chip's interest in shooting sports began with hunting at an early age. He thoroughly enjoys and continues to hunt in numerous states and several countries. He became interested in learning the defensive use of handgun and urban carbine in college, and through the years has taken many professional courses to further his skills. In an effort to continue developing his shooting skills, Chip became involved in competitive action shooting. In 2007, he started competing in USPSA, and followed that with 3-gun. Chip enjoys both competing and being a firearms instructor. He has also served as the Match Director for the Michigan Multi-Gun Program hosted at the Livingston Gun Club since 2009.

In the past few years, Chip has placed in the top 10 at many events including first place finishes at the 2019 Great Lakes Championship and 2019 Mid Atlantic Championship, as well as a second place finish at the 2019 Ohio State Championship.

Trijicon Optics: ACOG®, AccuPower®, AccuPoint®, MRO®, RMR®, and HD™ Night Sights

Jalise and Justine Williams

These enthusiastic and dedicated young ladies began their path to success at an early age. They started shooting rifles and shotguns at three years old, and by the age of nine and ten, started shooting competitively. They currently compete in USPSA, USSL, Steel Challenge, and Multi-Gun at a local, state, national and international level. They proactively volunteer and are skilled troubleshooters characterized with a logical, yet creative approach to challenges and finding solutions. Both are National Champions and are continuing to break records.

Trijicon Optics: RMR®, VCOG®, and SRO®

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