Riley Bowman Joins Team HK

At SHOT Show 2024 in Las Vegas Heckler & Koch USA announced the addition of Riley Bowman to team HK.

Riley Bowman is a relative newcomer to the competitive shooting scene first participating in the Outdoor Channel's American Marksman challenge in 2016-2017. More recently Riley has been competing in USPSA with numerous top-10 finishes at major matches and championships. He is the current USPSA Production Colorado State Champion and most recently finished 15th overall at the 2023 US IPSC National Championship.

“I am honored to be joining team HK, a company with a long history in making high-quality firearms,” says Riley. “After over a year of testing the VP9L pistol, I have confidence it is the right choice to carry me forward in pursuing my shooting goals. It is highly accurate, smooth shooting, and comfortable to shoot.”

Riley Bowman Joins Team HK

Riley is also grateful to continue his partnership with Grayguns, who has a long history of working on and customizing HK pistols and will continue their legacy in the industry by working to maximize the shootability of Heckler & Koch guns as well as grow the market for HK aftermarket components and products.

“As the Director of Training for; our whole team is thrilled with this new relationship with HK USA as Heckler & Koch also has an unparalleled reputation for quality, durability, and reliability. It truly is a brand without compromise,” says Bowman.

About Heckler & Koch

Heckler & Koch is the world’s premier small arms systems company and a major supplier to global military, law enforcement agencies, and civilian shooters. An innovative leader in design and manufacturing, Heckler & Koch provides technologically advanced firearms, logistical support, training, and specialized services with the highest standards of innovation and reliability to its customer base. Heckler & Koch’s well-known range of products include the USP series pistols, MP5 submachine gun, the MP7 Personal Defense Weapon, the G36 weapon system, the HK416 enhanced carbine, HK45, P30, and most recently VP series pistols.

About Jacob Paulsen

Jacob S. Paulsen is the President of provides in-person and online firearm training for American gun owners. The Company is currently teaching in-person classes in 25+ states with a team of more than 55 instructors. Jacob is a NRA certified instructor & Range Safety Officer, USCCA certified instructor and training counselor, Utah BCI instructor, Affiliate instructor for Next Level Training, Graduate and certified instructor for The Law of Self Defense, and a Glock and Sig Sauer Certified Armorer. He resides in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado with his wife and children.


  1. Jim Cavanah on January 28, 2024 at 11:58 am

    Congratulations! Glad to see the affiliation between you the H&K Team! I’m a bug fan of Heckler and Koch.

  2. Joshua Borchardt on February 2, 2024 at 7:54 pm


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