Collegiate Coach Conference

from the NRA

The NRA, NSSF, SCTP/SSSF, ACUI, CMP, Midway Foundation, and USA Shooting would like to host a collegiate coach conference on August 3rd at the Olympic Training Center.  Would you be interested in attending?

The purpose of this collegiate coach conference is to help us learn (and/or validate):

What challenges collegiate coaches face.

How we as a group (the above list) can help your collegiate programs be more successful and help startup new collegiate programs.

To provide you with the opportunity to voice your recommendations on how to help start up and/or grow collegiate shooting programs.

Per Michael Theimer: The first 50 coaches that register will be provided with two nights stay at the Olympic Training Center and up to $600 travel subsidy based on distance traveled (e.g. airfare or driving mileage). You would arrive on August 2nd and check out on August 4th.

*Please send an e-mail to: if you are interested in attending.*

If you cannot attend, and would like to help us plan another event, please answer the following questions:

1. What would make a collegiate coaches conference valuable enough for you to want to attend (guest speakers, topics, seminars and/or panel discussions)?

2. If you are unable to travel to the OTC, would you attend if the seminar was closer to home? If so, do you have a location suggestion?

3. What time of the year would be best for you to attend a collegiate coaches conference?

4. Would a personal joint invitation letter from the above group help you gain University/College support to attend a collegiate coaches conference?

5. Would you be interested in attending a two day NRA/USA Shooting coach certification course either before or after the conference?

About Dan Holmes

Dan Holmes started shooting competitive smallbore in 1986. During his Junior career, he earned two national junior team titles as well as local and regional wins. After a 10 year year hiatus to attend college and start a family, Dan returned to the sport and has added local, sectional and regional wins to his shooting resume. Dan is a Distinguished Rifleman, National Record Holder, U.S Dewar Team Member, Black Hawk Rifle Club Member, Digby Hand Schützenverein member, and is the founder of He lives in Massachusetts with his wife and 2 children.
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