John Joss

John Joss

Date of Birth: 1/4/83

Hometown: Corsicana, Texas

Events: R3 (10m Air Rifle Prone SH1), R6 (Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1)

Twitter: @johnwayne2871

SGT John Joss is a member of the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and is the current American Record holder in R3 (Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1) and R6 (Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1). Joss also defended his National Championship title in R3 (Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone) in June 2014 at the USA Shooting National Championships for Rifle/Pistol.  

Joss has shown his skills competing alongside the best prone rifle shooters in the country having made one event final at the 2015 USA Shooting National Championships and finishing sixth overall at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials. 

USA Shooting Paralympic Athlete of the Year (USA Shooting News 2013 Year in Review)

What's in Their Bag? John Joss (USA Shooting News August 2013)

Competition Highlights

  • 2016 Paralympic Games, Fifth Place (R6), 40th Place (R3)
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Smallbore, Sixth Place (Prone)
  • 2016 IPC World Cup Bangkok, 5th place (R6)
  • 2015 IPC World Cup Sydney, Silver Medalist (R6)
  • 2014 USA Shooting National Championships - Gold Medalist (R3)
  • 2013 World Cup Bangkok - Gold Medalist (R3), Fourth Place (R6)
  • 2013 USA Shooting National Championships - Gold Medalist (R3)
  • 2013 World Cup Antalya - Fifth Place (R3)


National Shooting Sports Foundation