Meet Our Experienced Instructors
Knowledgeable, Accomplished, Dedicated
STF's Mobile Training Team is composed of veterans from all branches of the DOD, with specializations in tactical ground radio operations, deployable networked systems, COMSEC management, spectrum management, C4ISR plan creation, and aviation communication systems maintenance and operations.
Mr. Conor Adams
Conor served nine years in the Navy as an Information Systems Technician 1st Class. He pursued the field of tactical communications for Naval Special Warfare Group Two, Tactical Communications Command Two. As a tactical communicator, Conor was responsible for mission planning, execution, and monitoring of mission-critical HF/VHF/UHF/SHF & EHF tactical voice and data circuits.
Mr. Eric Roth
Assistant Program Manager
Eric joined the U.S Navy in 2015 and spent five years with Naval Special Warfare as a Tactical Communicator supporting Naval Special Warfare Group TWO and East Coast SEAL Teams in both AFRICOM and EUCOM theaters. He specializes in all HF, VHF, UHF, SHF, and EHF tactical voice and data circuits and non-standard communications and COTS solutions. Eric advised senior leadership at Naval Special Warfare Group TWO on operational and future tactical communications equipment capabilities. He holds a B.S in Exercise Science from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs.
Mr. Keaton Lynn
Keaton served five years in the United States Navy as a Naval Special Warfare Tactical Communicator supporting SEAL Team TWO, EIGHT, and TEN across AFRICOM and EUCOM theaters. He has led a multitude of multi-month trips throughout Europe handling IT, satellite, HF, VHF, UHF, SHF, EHF radio communications, cybersecurity disciplines, and non-standard COTS solutions. Keaton holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Redlands, is a Certified Project Director – IPM, holds multiple leadership certifications, and is currently pursuing an MBA from the University of Nevada, Reno.
Mr. Jacob Hodges
Jacob joined the Air Force in 2014 and is a Subject Matter Expert on HF/VHF/UHF/SHF/EHF communications and engineering no-fail, time-critical communications solutions. He is well-versed in tactical communications, mesh networking, Android/Windows Tactical Assault Kit, Close Air Support, and Combat Search and Rescue communications. Jacob is knowledgeable in COMSEC management, multi-agency integration, net creation, mission planning, monitoring, and maintenance of all mission-critical HF/VHF/UHF/SHF/EHF and Tactical Data Link voice and data circuits. He supports the STF MTT Project and MTT events.
Mr. Adam Kortmeyer
Adam served ten years in the United States Navy. He was the lead Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) Planner/Trainer for the Naval Construction Force Pacific (NCFPAC) commands and the Lead Instructor for the Communications Staff Planning Course. Adam has vast experience in the capabilities and limitations of the Network Operating Systems, VHF/UHF/HF/SHF/EHF communication standards Various Communication Topologies, TCP/IP Standards, Communications Security (COMSEC) Systems, JOINT Tactical Communication standards, Naval messaging standards, associated project management, acquisition processes, and cybersecurity processes. He has immense experience in working with telecommunications specialists and managers from other agencies and contractors.
Mr. Nick Conder
Nick joined the Navy in the spring of 2007 as an Aviation Electronics Technician. In 2019, he decided the civilian sector was calling and departed the service. Nick's expertise and years of experience on the SH-60B and MH-60R platforms lead to his joining the STF team in January of 2021. He looks forward to bringing his capabilities as an SME back to assist the DoD in their endeavors.
Mr. Heath Schell
Heath joined the United States Army in 1991 and served three years as a Multiple Launch Rocket System Crewmember and unit administrator in the 92nd Field Artillery during Operation Desert Storm. He provided critical support to the SATCOM Systems Engineering Group (SSEG) Tiger teams, which included Wideband Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), Data Controller Gap Analysis, Next-Generation Commercial SATCOM (NG-CSC), Terminal Certification, TRANSEC Modernization, and MUOS Synchronization and Interoperability. Heath supports the team in the production and execution of events across the Combatant Commands (COCOMS).
Mr. Terry Delaney
Vice President, Director of Operations
Terry has 32+ years of experience in engineering, managing, administering, and operating a wide array of satellite and IP networking and telecommunications systems including design, test, analysis, troubleshooting, and development of systems for military and civilian communications networks. This broad understanding and experience in operating/maintaining LAN, WAN, UHF, MUOS, SHF, and EHF SATCOM systems, has enabled him to understand many aspects of communications end-to-end. He serves as STF’s VP and director of operations and has. provided critical support to strategic-level DoD offices and SATCOM/IT programs ranging from ACAT I to ACAT III. Since 2009, Terry continues to support the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) Program Office as a MUOS E2E SME and since 2017, he has led the charge in the development, training, and execution of operational processes and supported more than 20 units/organizations with end-to-end familiarization and initial activation on the MUOS system. He currently provides corporate oversight, direction, and strategic guidance for the STF Mobile Training Team.
Mr. Matt Murfield
Matt served five years as a Signals Intelligence Operator and Tactical Communications Operator, including one tour during Operation Iraqi Freedom, operating various tactical SIGINT systems and all HF, VHF, and UHF communication assets. Since 2009, he has supported the MUOS system and the development of MUOS terminal planning and provisioning processes. Matt helped implement SBEs to leverage real operators to exercise operational processes. He supported the implementation of the MUOS FIT to provide unit-level familiarization training supporting MUOS Early Combatant Command Use (ECU) activities. Matt led the charge of developing, training, and executing operational processes and has supported more than 20 units/organizations with initial activation on the MUOS system. He currently provides corporate oversight, direction, and strategic guidance for the STF Mobile Training Team.