National Paralympic Coach


FothBob Foth

Birthplace: Buffalo, N.Y.
Hometown: Clarence, N.Y.
Resides: Colorado Springs, Colo.

A three-time Olympian in rifle, Bob Foth brings a tremendous amount of experience to this position. He began shooting competitively in 1972 and won numerous national and international medals during his shooting career. He was part of several world champion teams and set six world records. He joined the USA Shooting staff as Youth Programs and Coach Development Manager in 2006 and assumed his new role as Paralympic Coach/Manager on April 6, 2009.

Bob's primary duties as Paralympic Coach and Program Manager include preparing elite disabled shooters to complete in national and international competitions. He will also work with the National Rifle Association, U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit and other organizations with programs for disabled shooters to build a pipeline for athletes who wish to pursue the Paralympic dream. Foth will design a comprehensive program that includes recruiting, competitions, administration and a Resident Athlete program.

Olympic History
1988 Shooting Air Rifle Individual - 4th
1992 Shooting Air Rifle Individual - 7th
1992 Shooting Free Rifle, 3 Positions Individual - Silver Medal
1996 Shooting Air Rifle Individual - Alternate, Did Not Compete