The Guild Team is a consortium of professional trainers from various backgrounds and disciplines, united under one name to provide some of the best training in the industry. Our team comprises seasoned experts, each bringing unique skills and extensive experience to the table. From former military personnel and law enforcement officers to specialists in various tactical disciplines, our trainers are nationally recognized for their expertise and commitment to excellence.

What truly sets the Guild Team apart is our collaborative spirit and shared dedication to our guiding principle: “Ego is the Enemy of Success.” This ethos drives us to constantly learn from one another and push the boundaries of what effective training can achieve. We believe that by working together, we can create a cohesive and dynamic training environment that fosters growth, innovation, and excellence.

Our trainers are not just instructors; they are mentors and leaders who are passionate about helping you reach your full potential. Whether you’re participating in our breaching training, CQB training, movement solutions, or any of our specialized training courses, you can trust that you are learning from the best in the field. Each member of the Guild Team is committed to providing a safe, supportive, and challenging environment that encourages you to excel.

Mathew Potocki

Regional Instructor
Potocki started his career on the correction side of Law Enforcement in 2007. During that time, he was a part of the Quick Reaction Force (QRF) for emergency situations. In 2010, he was hired at a major Police Department in the upstate New York area and worked in a patrol capacity. In 2013, he was selected into the 2nd oldest Special Weapons and Tactics Team in the country, where he continues to serve today. While he serves as a part of this team, he has also served as an assaulter, breacher, entry TL, Breaching TL, and Training Coordinator. Potocki has executed hundreds of high-risk operations, including barricades, vehicle takedowns, manhunts, site security, civil disorder, and officer-involved shootings. He is also the lead instructor for Tactical Warrant Service School, which has the attendance of local, state, and federal agencies. Potocki has conducted breaching training all over the State o New York and holds numerous certifications. These certifications include, Physical Fitness Instructor, CQT/Advanced Tactical Team Scenarios, Firearms Instructor, Woodland Tactics, Intermediate Breaching, Response to Suicide Bombings, Surreptitious Entry, Master Breacher, Basic Breacher, SWAT Operators Course, Instructor Development, and more. Potocki continues to serve his community in the above roles and provides a deep level o professionalism and expertise to Guild Solutions Group.