The Iowa SCTP, Inc Board assists the state of Iowa by providing education for coaches and athletes. 
A variety of coach and athlete trainings available, while clinicians and locations vary annually. 

We also have an ability to learn virtually; learn through the Iowa DNR YouTube shooting sports channel!
The coach conference is a method to network with peers, keep updated on the program, knowledge sharing and be the first to learn about upcoming clinics will help with your understanding of the games and ability to coach them. Not only does the Iowa SCTP, Inc set up clinics, they also help to offset a significant amount of the costs associated with these clinics.

2022 Basic Shotgun Coach Field Days

There were 8+ fields days in the spring of 2022 in February, March and April.  The remaining spring field days that has availability is listed below. Attendees must complete the online course prior to attending a field day.

  • Watch for fall 2022 class dates

2022 Doubles Trap Clinics

Doubles Clinics were conducted in the spring of 2022.  Clinics were conducted in March at Otter Creek Sportsman Club near Cedar Rapids and Warren County Ikes near DesMoines.  

  • Watch for fall 2022 class dates

2022 Phil Kiner American Trap Clinics (complete)

Phil Kiner was brought in by the Iowa SCTP board for a Coach clinic and two athlete clinics on American Trap. The clinic was held at the Marshall Gun Club, north of Marshalltown in March 2022. SCTP registered coaches and athletes will be eligible for 50% reimbursement.  Submit those requests to Chris VanGorp and the Iowa SCTP Treasurer will process. 

  • Watch for fall 2022 class dates



2023 International Skeet Clinics

Two clinics are conducted prior to the International Skeet Championships at New Pioneer Gun Club. The clinics are for athletes to attend, but coaches or parents are encouraged to watch. 

  • Watch for Spring 2023 class dates


2022 International Bunker Trap Clinics

Two clinics will be held at AVAD Hunt Club near Coon Rapids, one for beginners in Bunker Trap, and one for athletes with some experience in Bunker Trap. Advanced athletes may sign up on Saturday, and the instructor will break the group into advanced and beginner squads. The cost for each clinic is $150. Lunch and targets are provided.

  • Introduction to Bunker Trap Clinic - date TBD

  • Advanced Bunker Trap Clinic - date TBD

NSSA Level 1 Shotgun Coach Class

Class details will be announced in the fall of 2023


2022 Iowa Shoot Program

The 2022 Shoot Program is available on the DNR website on the SCTP page. You can view it or download it here. The shoot program contains all information on leagues, championship events, and awards.

Learn virtually; learn through our YouTube shooting sports channel!