TRAINING

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.


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.  The Doubles clinics include both classroom and range time and are about 3 hours long and cost $20. These clinics are open to coaches and athletes.

Warren County Ikes - Sunday, 3/27/22

 

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. 
 

 

 

2022 International Skeet Clinics

Two clinics will be held the week 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. Cost is $150 each day

 

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 - May 14, 9am-5pm Register here

  • Advanced Bunker Trap Clinic - May 15, Full

2022 NSSA Level 1 Shotgun Coach Class

Ben Berka will again be teaching a NSSA Level 1 Skeet Coach Clinic at the Cedar Falls Gun Club on April 2-3. The Iowa SCTP, Inc will reimburse 50% of the cost of this clinic upon successful completion of the class. The Class registration form can be found Here

 

2022 Iowa Shoot Program

The 2022 Shoot Program is now 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!