New Teams

This course is designed for coaches of teams that are in the startup phase.

Lesson content includes: get team started, acquire coaches and volunteers, acquire student athletes, lining up a shooting range, acquire trusted resources for ammunition, implement a safety plan, set up a financial plan, resource clothing options, layout calendar for all team events, set up team communications, learn the TMS (Team Management System), teaching the skills of the sport, create an information database, tournament preparation, awards and achievement recognition.

Lessons

Start a Team

Students, parents, teachers, gun club members, or school officials have the ability to start a shooting sport team at their school. It’s easy, fun, and the League provides as much…

Acquire Coaches and Volunteers

High school shooting sport teams are successful when responsible leaders and contributors team up to work on the common goal of involving schools and students in shooting sports. The results…

Recruit Student Athletes

Offering a new shooting sports team at your school is an historic and exciting offering that many people will have a very high level of interest in. A shooting sports…

Partner with a Shooting Range

A respected business alliance with your local shooting range is the most critical component to a successful team. Involving them early in the process of forming a team will lead…

Acquire Trusted Resources for Ammunition

There are many retailers and manufacturers to consider when choosing or recommending ammunition for your team. It’s important that you consult with your shooting range prior to making any decisions…

Implement a Safety Plan

Safety is the League’s number one priority for everyone involved. Therefore it is vitally important that you create, promote, train, and practice all the safety components related to your team.…

Set up a Financial Plan

Setting up and managing your team’s finance efficiently and effectively is vitally important and is in everyone’s best interest. Talk to your school and/or financial specialists in your team’s development…

Research Clothing Options

Your new team will quickly become the hot topic at the school. Offering your student athletes the opportunity to promote their team and school spirit through your team’s uniform makes…

Develop Team Communicatons

Consistent, clear, and concise information shared equally among members of your team, their families and the public is very important. Assigning communication efforts to select members of your coaching staff…

Learn the Team Management System™ (TMS)

The Team Management System™ (TMS) is a proprietary secured web-based application provided to team coaches to manage athlete registration, team profiles, member profiles, rosters and scores. Coaches receive access to…

Teach the Skills of the Sport

Teaching student athletes a sport that requires discipline, self-control, hand-eye coordination and concentration is a challenge. Your team likely will be comprised of student athletes with a very wide range…

Create an Information Database

The League provides athlete management tools through your Team Management System™ so you can access information quickly and accurately. All athlete TMS information is input by the athlete’s parent/guardian or…

Prepare for Tournaments

Participating in the League’s tournaments is a great experience for everyone. It is the best venue to meet other teams, coaches and student athletes all in a single location and…

Recognize Achievements

Recognizing individual and team achievements is an important component to providing a great experience for your student athletes. Achievements don’t always have to recognize top performers. Make sure you consider…

Conduct Team Fun Shoots and Picnic

Nothing brings a team together more than FUN! Second year teams need to find fun and creative ways to get the team together for more than just competitive shoots. Schedule…

Publish a Yearbook Photo

A yearbook photos allows your team to become permanently enshrined in a student athlete’s memoir and represent the school proudly. A professional photo of your team will promote your team…