USA Shooting Teams

The USA Shooting Teams are comprised of the top Olympic-style shooters in the country.  For those that have dedicated their dreams to the pursuit of the Olympic and Paralympic path, the USA Shooting Team is a stepping stone to the top of the podium.  As athletes (both junior and open division shooters) deliver top notch performances, they are named to one of the Teams. 

National Junior Team

The first step is the National Junior Team, which is open for athletes under 20 years of age.  As a shooter, you can earn a spot on the National Junior Team through National Championships, National Junior Olympic Championships for Shooting and more.  To learn more about the specific criteria, please see the selection document.

National Development Team

Shooters over 20 years of age (and talented youth who qualify) are eligible to make the National Development Team.  Athletes on this team have shown promise as future Olympians and Paralympians.  The National Development Team is nominated and approved by a committee comprised of coaches, the executive director and athlete representatives.

National Team

The National Team includes the top paralympic, pistol, rifle and shotgun athletes in the country.  These individuals have demonstrated consistent success on a national level.  Additionally, athletes on the National Team travel around the world representing the USA at various World Cups, World Championships and Intercontinental Championships.