Tuesday, November 17, 2020

S3DA Hosts Basic & Advanced Instructor Training Course in Wellsboro, Pennsylvania

Williamsburg, KY –S3DA Advanced Instructor Trainers, Stacy and Randy Groce from Richmond, Kentucky recently traveled to Wellsboro, Pennsylvania to host a Basic and Advanced Instructor Training Course at Moore’s Sports Center for NEW S3DA Staff as well as others. The people in attendance included: Northeastern National Outreach Coordinator, Bob Gattorna, PA S3DA State Coordinator, Patricia Butts, Eric Broughton, Pete Slusser and Bob Lauffer, as well as newcomers Nate and Heather Keeney.

  • Advanced Instructor Certification: Patricia Butts, Bob Lauffer, Pete Slusser and Eric Broughton
  • Basic Instructor Certification: Nate Keeney and Heather Keeney

The purpose of the Advanced and Basic Instructor Course is: to familiarize candidates with S3DA’s background, structure, and goals, introduce candidates to paperwork and forms necessary to start an S3DA team, and provide candidates an overview to S3DA training and competition opportunities. S3DA has recently published a brand-new Basic Instructor Course 6th Edition, which will be the new training course material going forward.

S3DA Northeastern National Outreach Coordinator, Bob Gattorna said, “Stacy and Randy Groce were very informative and thorough in their training by providing everyone in attendance with instructor manuals and some hands-on training with various styles of equipment. Participants learned about the steps involved in executing an archery shot and everyone had the opportunity to try it out. It was a great opportunity to meet and interact with the Pennsylvania S3DA State Coordinator, Patricia Butts and I look forward to working with her to continue the growth in Pennsylvania.”

Scholastic 3-D Archery offers Basic and Advanced Instructor Training Courses across the United States. Be sure to check out the S3DA Event Calendar for more information on a training near you!

About Scholastic 3-D Archery

Scholastic 3-D Archery (S3DA) is a unique, family-oriented youth archery program which has grown exponentially across the United States as a next-step initiative to follow introductory archery programs. The mission of the Scholastic

3-D Archery program is to foster, educate and guide youth in the areas of 3-D, indoor target, and outdoor target archery as well as safe, ethical bowhunting practices. The goal of the S3DA program is to provide archery and bowhunting opportunities to youth in after-school settings, as well as with archery-affiliated clubs and businesses in the community. S3DA students participate in 3-D and target archery using compound and traditional archery equipment. Students can participate at local, regional, state, and national archery events and earn college scholarships from colleges and universities across the United States. S3DA addresses the need for a program to bridge beginning target archery experience and more advanced activities such as 3-D shooting and bowhunting. The program currently operates across the United States with hundreds of certified coaches serving thousands of young archers.

Contact the Scholastic 3-D Archery National Office at:

www.s3da.org or 225 North 3rd Street, Williamsburg, KY 40769, Ph: 606.524.3685

Media contact Kayla Bolton at kayla@s3da.org, Ph: 423.494.2204