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Colorado Shotgun Coach Class in December

NRA/USAS/CMP Level 1 Shotgun Coach Course
December 2nd & 3rd 2017
Pikes Peak Gun Club
450 S Franceville Coal Mine Rd, Colorado Springs, CO

The Level 1 coach school is two days of shotgun-specific lessons and practical coaching exercises designed to teach the coach candidate the basics of coaching beginning and intermediate shooters.

Registration is available online at the NRA Training website.

For more information download the event information or contact Carlton Nether at 240-460-6457 or CNether@SSSFonline.com or Jennifer Kirchhoefer at 317-258-1311 or JKirchhoefer@SSSFonline.com

USA Shooting 2017 Biennial Coach Conference

USA Shooting is hosting the 2017 Biennial Coach Conference 25-27 August at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Deadline for registration is August 10th. Special rooming rates expire August 4th.

The keynote speaker will be Raymond Prior, the author of the Bullseye Mind. Tentatively USA Shooting is planning on the following topics: sport psychology, fundraising, ammo testing, USAS athlete panel – “what makes a good coach?”, how to coach millennials, a coach panel – “three things to make a successful youth program”, ISSF rules update, media training, USAS Youth Programs update, USAS Coach Academy update, pre-conference shotgun clinic at the USAS Shotgun range, just to name a few.

Click here for tentative conference schedule.

There will be a live Internet broadcast of the Biennial Coach Conference to those who cannot travel to Colorado Springs.

In the registration form you will have a choice of attending the conference in Colorado Springs at the Olympic Training Center (OTC) or register for the Internet broadcast that you can watch from home with no travel expenses. You will be emailed a link to the live broadcast a few days before the start of the conference.

Paid registrations will receive free access to all of the recorded presentations about 30 days after the end of the conference. These presentations will be available online in the USAS Coach Academy.

This year there will be a naming ceremony for the Lones Wigger Legacy Hall and Shooting Center on Friday evening 25 August and the Hall of Fame induction banquet on Saturday evening. A large turnout with VIPs is expected from allied shooting organizations and industry.

If you are working with disabled veterans in a shooting program, you may qualify to have your registration fee paid for by Bob Foth. Contact Bob Foth (bob.foth@usashooting.org) directly to see if you qualify for a free Conference registration.

USA Shooting has blocks of rooms at special rates at the Clarion and Holiday Inn Express. Those special rates and blocked rooms will expire 4 August. Reserve your room on or before 4 August.

Here is the link to the hotel information:  https://www.usashooting.org/library/CoachAcademy/Clarion_Hotel_and_Conference_Center.pdf

Click this link to view the 2015 Coach Conference presentations to give you some idea of the past presentation content at the Biennial Coach Conference.

For more information contact Mike Theimer, USA Shooting Coach Academy Director. Click this link for more information about the USAS Coach Academy.

 

NSCA Scholastic Instructor Certification Is New Option for SCTP Coaches

nscaShotgun coaches have a new option for becoming certified as SCTP coaches with a new program from the National Sporting Clays Association’s Certified Instructor Program. NSCA now offers a Scholastic Instructor category developed to qualify instructors to work with youth and beginning shooters in a safe and recreational manner. SSSF will be accepting the new course for SCTP coach certification.

The course is the same as that offered for NSCA Level I instructors but has fewer prerequisites, such as registered target requirements.

Scholastic Instructor courses will be offered around the country; the first class is scheduled for January 17-18, 2015, at Old Hudson Plantation in Sparta, Georgia. Other classes will be added regularly. NSCA instructor courses can always be found on the NSCA Instructor Certification Class Schedule.

To learn more about the Scholastic Instructor program, see the course criteria on MyNSCA.com.

For information about planning an instructor course in your area, contact NSCA Chief Instructor, Don Currie, at 407-697-6236 or NSCA@doncurrie.com.

Level 1 Shotgun Coach Course Planned in Nebraska

SCTP is hosting an NRA Level 1 Shotgun Certification Course in Grand Island, Nebraska, on December 6-7.

The classroom portion of the class will be held at the Grand Island Police Department/Hall County Corrections Administrative Building conference room (111 Public Safety Dr., Grand Island, NE). The range portion of the class will be held at the Heartland Public Shooting Park (6788 W Husker Hwy, Grand Island, NE) on December 7.

To register, complete the form and return with your payment. You can also contact Amanda Wondrash by phone at 262-206-4634 to pay by credit card.

The cost of the class will be $190 for non-registered SCTP coaches or $125 for currently registered SCTP coaches. If we get 20 or more class attendees, we will refund $25 each to SCTP current registered coaches.

Rooms are available at the Holiday Inn – Midtown (2503 S. Locust St., Grand Island, NE (308-384-1330) for $108.99/night (King) and $ 101.99/night (Double) plus tax. Please mention the SCTP Coach Class and Book Early and Save Rates for the rate.

Class starts promptly at 8 am each day; on Saturday, please expect to be in class until 5 p.m.

On Sunday, the class will start in the classroom at 8 a.m. and go until about noon. After lunch, you will travel to the range for the remainder of the day. Please dress accordingly for the weather and prepare to be outside all afternoon.

There will be an informational meeting Friday evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn – Midtown in the conference room. During that meeting, the instructor will go over several aspects of the SCTP and answer any questions you may have regarding your team or the SCTP program. It is strongly recommended that you take the couple of hours to learn what the SCTP has to offer you, your team, and your athletes.

For more information, contact Amanda Wondrash, 262-206-4634.


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SCTP Coach Training in Wisconsin

If you’re considering becoming an SCTP coach, two upcoming events in Mayville, Wisconsin can help you accomplish that.

On December 12, SCTP will host an informational meeting for those who want to know more about becoming an SCTP coach. You can hear from SCTP representatives and current coaches from the area, as well as having all your questions answered. The meeting is free and open to the public.

On December 13-14, we will offer a Level 1 Coach’s Certification class. The two-day course will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Cost is $190.

For more information on either of these events, contact Amanda Wondrash, 262-206-4634.

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