Cantor’s Driving School Instructors

Cantor’s Driving School’s Experienced, Expert Instructors

Cantor’s Driving School instructors are the very best in Las Vegas NV / Clark County Nevada. All instructors know how teens, adults and seniors learn to drive, so we customize our teaching approaches to our students. All Cantor’s Driving School instructors have clean driving records, child abuse clearances, have passed criminal background checks and been fingerprinted.

All Cantor’s Driving School instructors are Nevada state-certified and former police officers.

Cantor’s Driving School has taught over 100,000 people how to drive – The Driving School That Gets Results®

Employment for Driving Instructors

Cantor’s Driving School is always looking for good driving instructors. Call us at 702-985-7993 to inquire about current opportunities, or send an email with your resume to

All Instructors Are Nevada State-Certified

Every Cantor’s Driving School instructor is certified by the State of Nevada after completing a rigorous process, including:

  • Certificate of Employment must be completed in full and signed by the applicant and a principal of the business.
  • Personal History Questionnaire completed in full.
  • Applicant photograph
  • Fingerprinting – applicants must be fingerprinted by an authorized DMV representative or a law enforcement agency.
  • Driving school instructor disclaimer completed and signed by applicant.
  • A resume that summarizes the applicant’s education, experience, certification as an instructor and fitness for the position.
  • Proof that the applicant possesses a valid driver’s license issued by the stateo of Nevada. Behind-the-wheel instructor must submit evidence that he/she has possessed, for at least 5 years, a driver’s license of the classification necessary for the type of vehicle in which he/she will be giving instruction. Has no more than two (2) moving traffic violations in past 24 months, has not been suspended or revoked within the past three (3) years and has no convictions involving alcohol or controlled substances within the past three (3) years.
  • Pass a written examination administered by the Nevada DMV, with a score of at least 80%.
  • Behind-the-wheel instructor must also pass a practical demonstration of driving ability with a score of at least 80%. The driving skills test is administered by the Nevada DMV.
  • Education requirements: proof of a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Source: Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (

Meet Our Driving Instructors

Joseph M.

Joseph is a retired Sheriff’s Deputy and Training Officer. He specialized in traffic investigation and was awarded numerous accommodations. After retiring he became a security supervisor for corporate executives and nightclubs in NY. He enjoys martial arts and has a black belt. Joseph enjoys golfing and bowling.

Richard Thomas Dorsey

Richard is a native of Tacoma, Washington, has also lived in Pittsburgh, Germany, and Colorado, and now lives in Las Vegas. His law enforcement career was from 1997 to 2018 at the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office, retiring as a Deputy Sheriff.

Michael Thomas

Michael is a retired Police Officer with more than twenty-six years of Law Enforcement experience. He was a Deputy Sheriff in Los Angeles County, where he also worked as a Training Officer, Traffic Officer, and was head of the Crime Prevention Bureau. In 1993, Michael moved to Las Vegas where he worked for the North Las Vegas Police Department as a Police Officer, Training Officer and headed up their Accreditation Bureau, revamping the Department’s policies including the use of force. Michael ended his career in law enforcement with the Clark County School District Police Department, where he worked as a Police Officer, Training Officer and was medically retired after being injured on duty saving the life of a high school student. Michael has received numerous awards for bravery in the line of duty after having been involved in two shootings and was honored by the City of Los Angles and the City of West Hollywood for saving the life of an elderly gentlemen using CPR and for apprehending three, armed bank robbery suspects. Hi is certified by the State of Nevada to teach report writing to law enforcement officers, and he had been certified as a Drug Recognition Expert and Traffic Accident Investigator.

Michael has been married to his wife Diane for 35 years, has two daughters: Nicole, who attends UNLV, and Rachel, who is in high school. They have two dogs and a cat that actually run the household.

Bob Kryszczuk

Bob is a recently retired Law Enforcement Officer From Las Vegas. Bob started his career with North Las Vegas as a Motor Vehicle Officer in 1995. After interacting with the other officers, it sparked and interest in law enforcement, so Bob became a Police Officer in 1997. Through out his years with the police force, Bob became an instructor in standardized field sobriety testing, portable breath testers, firearms, and police motorcycles. Bob has instructed and been a proctor for practical evaluations at the Southern Desert Regional Police Academy for approximately 20 years. Bob’s passion is traffic so he became a motor officer and spent 19 years on a motorcycle in Las Vegas. Bob has instructed the Police Motorcycle Operations Course for North Las Vegas for 16 years. Bob sees himself as a straight forward communicator, professional, knowledgeable, and very patient; his main attribute as a driving instructor is his ability to teach.

Shawn Jones

Shawn is a retired Police Officer from Pennsylvania. He was a Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Operator and has received numerous certifications while serving on the force. Shawn has also worked as a State Correctional Officer for Pennsylvania and for the State of Nevada. He also proudly served in the United States Army for 6 years and was deployed to Bosnia. Shawn enjoys working out and playing golf.

James Collins

James is a retired Deputy Sheriff who served 28 years in law enforcement with the Cook County Sheriff’s Office. While employed with the Sheriff’s Office, he held various titles from starting as a Correctional Officer, to a certified Boot Camp Drill Instructor, to an Investigator. His last assignment entailed working in the Civil Process Division. He also served as a Supervisor with the Electronic Monitoring Unit. Before becoming a Deputy Sheriff, he served in the Marine Corps for 6 years. He recently relocated to the Las Vegas area. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and is a state-certified law enforcement officer who has donated his personal time to mentoring at-risk youths.

Richard Herold

Richard is a retired police lieutenant who served nineteen years with the Detroit Police Department. While serving as a patrol officer he was recruited to the Auto Theft / Car-Jacking section of the department, where he worked in each of the four units in that section. Richard was subsequently appointed to lead a county-wide auto theft task force under the direction of the Michigan State Police. In that capacity, he supervised, managed and cultivated officers and deputies from other law enforcement jurisdictions. After serving eight years, he was promoted to Sergeant and re-assigned to the Investigative Operations Unit of the department’s sixth precinct. Richard eventually made his way back to patrol where he managed precinct operations as well as training and management for the patrol operations of 25 to 30 officers. Richard was then promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and re-assigned to manage the city’s Emergency 911 Communications Operations Center. Richard retired with a long-standing duty disability injury after 19 years of service. Richard loves people, loves to learn and loves to teach those who wish to learn. Richard has been married to his wife Tracy for 33 years. They have one daughter, a son-in-law who is a police lieutenant and two grandchildren. Richard loves scenic photography, golf and cars.

Stephani Preston Loffredo

Stephani comes from Cleveland, Ohio where she had lots of driver training during inclement weather in the sleet, snow and rain. She brings her flawless driving record to Las Vegas, where she has had continued advanced driver training. She recently retired from 24 years in law enforcement. Stephani’s career included 16 years as a mounted officer and trainer as well as special investigations and general patrol. She worked with volunteers and was a mentor in schools. Stephani also has a Master’s Degree and has taught in the classroom. She has received numerous awards and commendations for her work with children, mentoring schools, and assisting people in crisis. Stephani is very fond of animals and trains dogs for service; she also has sport horses that compete around the country. Her patience and empathy give her a good demeanor to teach driving and help students become responsible drivers.

Dr. Nicholas Walling

Dr. Nick is currently retired after 20 years with the Henderson, NV, Police Department (HPD) and several other gigs with corporate security and the U.S. State Department in Africa. He began his teaching career in the California Community College System with courses in motorcycle repair, which evolved into an accredited Associate’s Degree Program for Fractional Horsepower Technology. When he relocated to Las Vegas he continued teaching motorcycle repair for Clark County Community College in night school while working for HPD. He served as Lead Instructor for HPD’s Pursuit Driving Training (EVOC). He taught for Sanford Brown College with classes in Ethics, Nevada History, and American Politics. In the corporate hospitality business, he created security training programs at sites around the world, including Uruguay, Bahamas, Singapore, Uganda, Malawi and South Africa. He was instrumental in casino recovery after Hurricane Katrina along the Gulf Coast, serving as Vice-President of Corporate Security. He has been teaching in various venues since 1972. He holds a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Nevada Las Vegas, the prestigious Certified Protection Professional certification in Security Management from the American Society for Industrial Security International, and has a fourth degree black belt from Ed Parker’s American Kenpo Karate. He likes to tinkers in his garage with his classic square-body GMC and Harley Davidson Sportster.

Sean M.

Sean is a recent retiree from a 30 year law enforcement career. He started his law enforcement career in corrections and juvenile probation and eventually moved over to policing. He’s worked several specialized crime reduction task forces before moving on to the Homeland Security SAT team. There he trained extensively in terrorism, active shooter and dignitary protection. After leaving Homeland Security, he was assigned to the background section for many years and ended his career in recruiting. Sean prides himself on being positive, patient and always willing to help.

Employment for Driving Instructors

Cantor’s Driving School is always looking for good driving instructors. Call us at 702-985-7993 to inquire about current opportunities, or send an email with your resume to