A football coach for many years, Bill McCartney was right when he said that a coach takes players where they can't take themselves.
Regardless of athletic ability, it requires a coach to help take athletes to the next level in their sport. That is why at USA Shooting we understand the impact a coach has on his or her team.
USA Shooting has several programs to help enhance the talents of a shooting coach. See below some of the resources designed to help those who help America's team.
NRA/USA Shooting/CMP Coach Education Program The Coach Education Program, under the Education and Training Division of the NRA, offers both basic and advanced technical and tactical skills coach training schools for rifle, pistol, shotgun and high power rifle along with training camps and clinics. Training reflects the latest in coaching philosophy and presentation methodology along with the most up-to-date techniques and competition tactics necessary to help you and your team achieve your goals.
•Coach Training Schools
•American Sport Education Program (ASEP) Courses
•Coaching Seminars and Shooting Clinics
•Coaching Levels, Credential Renewals, and Upgrades
•National Junior Shooting Camps
•National Coach Development Staff School
•Coaches' Conference and Youth Leadership Conference
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Coach and Athlete Development
Looking for more information on coaching programs or for ideas on how to start your own shooting program?
Youth Programs and Athlete Development Coordinator
michael.theimer at usashooting.org