Middle School Clay Target Shooting Team

EDS CLAY TARGET SHOOTING TEAM INFORMATION

Who: Students must be 11yrs and older

What: EDS Interscholastic Shooting team. Clay and Target competitions

When: EDS (GISA) Season is from August 1 to December 8. Roughly 16 weeks

Cost:

  • Each athlete will assume all costs during the season (EDS will provide a team jersey)
  • Gun – prices vary from the $300’s to thousands of dollars
  • PGC has loaner guns available on a first come first serve basis
  • Ammo – $228 (minimum) ○ Practice fee at Pinetucky Gun Range – $235 (minimum)
  • Safety equipment such as eye and ear protection. ○ Tournaments – $320 (minimum)
  • Total minimum cost for practice and meets not including the gun is about $783
    • We will apply for a DNR Ammunition grant that will reduce this cost

Requirements:

  • Students must first take the Hunters Safety Course as required by the Georgia Department of National Resources. (This course can be found online.)
  • Your own legal 12 or 20 gauge shotgun
  • Purchase all ammunition needed for practice and competition
  • All required safety gear. (Eye and ear protection) Location: Pinetucky Gun Club

Practices:

  • At Pinetucky Gun Club
  • Friday after school from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Tournaments: 

  • Held at many different gun clubs in Georgia
  • The local tournaments are held at Pinetucky Gun Club
  • Saturdays are all day events
  • Thursday usually take a few hours

Season:

  • The Interscholastic season runs from August to December
  • In the offseason, (Jan to July) there are other possible tournaments to participate in.

Schedule:

  • Practice once a week at Pinetucky Gun Club (Fridays)
  • Participate in tournaments through early December as the EDS Shooting team (Thursday and Saturdays)

Transportation:

  • Team members will need to be transported to practice by family or friends
  • At no time can team members bring their guns to the campuses of Episcopal Day School

Coaching:

  • We need several parent coaches
  • You will need to take a 16 hour DNR safety course
  • Email Jaye Cohen if you are interested in coaching
  • We will need 1 coach for every 6 shooters

Jaye Cohen

Director of Athletics

EDS Faculty since 2013, 21 years prior experience
B.A. English Media, High Point University
M.A. Science in Interscholastic Athletic Administration, Ohio University
C.A.A. National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

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