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Clay Target

Clay Target Team

Summer Clinic   Thursdays, begining June 2nd from 6-8pm; Sunday from 1am-12 at LA Clays.  $600 for the 10 week program. Covers equipment, ammo & coaching. Contact team managers Lola & Jay Fitzgerald:  [email protected]

 

St. Lucy's shooting team, while new to athletic program, is in their 1st year of competition. Student athletes have competed and won at local, regional, state, national and international shotgun sporting events. The team competes in a variety of shotgun sport disciplines: American trap, American skeet, International trap, International skeet, Sporting Clays, 5-Stand and super sporting. 


What do competitions look like?

The shooting team competes in six – eight competitions a year. Calif State Championships, The Jr. Worlds Championships, SCTP National Championships. The team also sends qualifying squads of shooters to the World Skeet Championships, National Sporting Clay Championships, Professional Sporting Clay Association (PSCA) events as well as local and regional ATA, NSSA, and NSCA events.

 

Who can be involved?

Competitive team is comprised of shooters that have shot in 4H,SCTP, and other youth target leagues. New and shooters of all abilities are welcome but those that wish to shoot on the competitive team will participate in tryouts in the fall.

 

Who are the coaches?

Shooting team members have an incredible opportunity to train and compete at some of the best facilities in the area; LA Clay's Shooting Sports Center, Redlands Shooting Park and Oak Tree Shooting Sports Center. The team is managed by St. Lucy's Student & 3 Time Jr. World Skeet Champion Lola Fitzgerald, Coach Chris Baker & Todd Bender

Todd was named the first Master Instructor for the National Skeet Shooting Association (NSSA), has been trained by the UK’s Clay Pigeon Shooting Association (CPSA) and is an Honorary Fellow in England’s Institute of Clay Shooting Instructors (ICSI). His teaching methods have taken him around the world and created a number of like world champions, and is recognized as the leading authority in shotgun shooting instruction. Todd helped develop skeet shooting’s Wounded Warrior Day, an event for active duty soldiers recovering from injuries sustained in action, and is the current Moving Target Shotgun Coach for the Elite Teams of the US Navy SEALs. 

In competition, Todd has maintained a position on top of the National Skeet Shooting Association for three decades. Over the years he has compiled 26 NSSA World Championships and been named to a record 35 consecutive Men’s First All-American Teams.

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