This page includes information
provided by the JOADs. JOAD (Junior Olympic Archery Development) clubs
exist to teach youth archery to all interested individuals. Most provide
equipment for beginners to use, and follow the USA Archery guidelines to insure safety
North Austin - Archery Country has a range, sells gear, and has in May of 2012, started conducting weekly lessons for youths on Saturday mornings.
For beginning, personal and elite/expert olympic style archery lessons, see this link to Lindsey Carmichael
More Personal Coaching Excellence, near Houston in Columbus, Texas:
John Magera, Olympian. That pretty much sums it up! I am pleased to post this information on John's archery instruction services for T.H.E. JOAD, a youth archery organization, and adult archers as well, in Columbus Texas:
John's CV as of June, 2012 is as follows:
2004 U.S. Olympic team member (Athens)
2005 U.S. Archery team member
2006 Asst. U.S. team coach at Turkish Grand Prix event
2006-2007 Junior Dream Team coach
2007 Regional High Performance coach (BEST Method)
2007 nominee for NAA developmental coach of the year
2012 U.S. Olympic shadow team member
7 years experience as a JOAD and Adult Achievement Program coach
Students have achieved: 1 Olympic team, 2 U.S. archery teams, 6 national championships, 8 U.S. records, and numerous state championships and state records.
Along with a capable group of volunteer parents, I manage T.H.E. JOAD club in Columbus, Texas (meet every Monday evening Jan. - July) and work with several top-10 U.S. ranked archers from the Houston and San Antonio areas, as available (usually on Saturdays).
His fees for coaching juniors (under 18) are only accepted as a donation to T.H.E. JOAD club. Fees for adult archers are negotiated on a case-by-case basis.
Coach John can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling 979-733-8838
Austin JOAD Archers -
Archery Training Center / Austin JOAD Archers
Austin has an archery training center for coaching the National Training System (NTS), and has been responsible for hundreds of excellent archers over the last 19 years.
Our goal is to provide
a safe, inspiring, and professional training and practicing environment
for JOAD and FITA target archers.
Archery Training Center coaches and trains 100-150 kids, parents, and adults each week throughout the year at their facility in South Austin in their Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) Recreational, Competitive, and Adult Programs.
Archers come to us from all over Central Texas!
2014 : Our 19th year of coaching!
We have coached over 2600 kids since 1995!
2014 Archery Programs:
Recreational Programs: 1.5-hr regular classes, 1-hr drop-in classes, weekend 2-hr Summer Games (Castle Conquerors, Defenders of Middle Earth), and Mon-Fri Beginner and Intermediate Summer Camps.
Competitive Programs: Olympic Path Training (OPT) and OPT Trainee: Training for USAT and JDT under the direction of JDT and Level 4 NTS Coach Alex Meyer.
Adult Training Program: Open to adults at all levels of experience.
10203 Old Manchaca Rd.
Austin, TX 78748
512 436 8813 / 512 203 2368
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Sign up online for your first 2-hour Indoor 1: First-time class!
Just click the Sign Up button on our website!
You can start any week.
After your first lesson, you can come when you want, and come back again and again.
Class times and directions to the indoor range are on our website.
Bows, arrows, armguards and fingertabs provided
USA Archery Star Pins for your personal best!
Certified USA Archery coaches and instructors:
Level 4 NTS and JDT Coach Alex Meyer, Head Coach, Competitive Programs Director
Level 3 NTS Coach Racae Meyer, Recreational Programs Director
Level 2 Instructor: Luke Hoag
Level 1 Instructors: Dale Churchett and Chloe Fackler
Recurve, compound, and barebow archers
at all skill levels and experience are welcome!
Sign Up Today!
Cameron County JOAD Club
Cameron County, South Texas, 8/14/2000
CC-JOAD has been in existence since 1995. It boasts over forty members, at
We have also received two NAA grant awards and various local and regional grants to
promote archery in South Texas.
Our current officers are:
Greg Garcia, President
Charles Leal, Vice-President
Irma Ramirez, Secretary
Alicia Guajardo, Treasurer
Joe Garcia, Historian
The JOAD Coordinator for Cameron County can be reached at the posted
We meet every Saturday at 8:30 AM at the Los Fresnos CISD stadium parking lot.
The superintendent of schools and principal provide storage and practice
If you have any other questions, please contact us.
Kelly High School Archery Team JOAD
Beaumont, TX. Contact - John Scott
4715 Lanark Lane
Beaumont, TX 77706
409-866-4649 Wk or 409-898-0335 HM.
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