Instructor Training

John Francis | Dave Newell | Bud Dunn | Woody Longan

All of the instructors set their own schedule. Please contact them directly to schedule your lesson today!
John Francis
John is one of the world’s premiere wingshooting and sporting clays instructors. He currently has his NSCA Level 3 Instructor Certification. The methods he teaches are based on his knowledge and experience gained as a professional wingshooter and as a master class competitor. With over 30 years of competition shooting and hunting experience in the United States, South America and Mexico, John has the passion to provide you the perfect wing and clay experience.

(816) 590-0285
Dave Newell
If you are a beginner or new to the sport of shotgun shooting, working with Dave would be a great way to get started. Dave is a NRA Certified Level 1 Shotgun Coach and has the knowledge and ability to teach the basics of shotguns to those eager to learn. Dave has over 40 years of shooting experience to share and is an avid hunter and shooter. If you are looking to develop your skills in the areas of Trap, Skeet, 5-Stand, or Sporting Clays, give Dave a call or send him an email to set up a lesson.

(336) 210-6339
Bud Dunn
Do you want to be a better wingshooter? Are you just starting out and want to learn how to shoot safely and comfortably? Do you have a desire to take your shotgunning skills to the next level? Focusing on building repeatable fundamentals tailored to each shooter’s individual style and physical abilities, Bud can help make you a better shotgunner from clays to birds. His decades of experience in both competition and hunting translates into a method of coaching and training that is not only fun, but will have you gaining confidence and improved proficiency with a shotgun. Bud is an NSCA Level 1 Shooting Instructor, an NRA Level 1 Shotgun Coach, and a Life Member of the National Sporting Clays Association, competing at the local, state, regional, national, and world levels. His comprehensive instruction includes bird hunting, Trap, Skeet, 5-Stand, Sporting Clays, and FITASC. Ask him about discounts for SCTP and NRA members, as well as Military, LEO, and First Responders.

(816) 809-3892
Woody Longan
Woody has been a member of Powder Creek Shooting Park for several years. He has been a great teacher to all those who seek his instruction. He will work with anyone, whether your a beginner or an advanced shooter. Woody works with private one-on-one lessons or group lessons. He is NRA Certified and a Level 1 NSCA Instructor. Woody can teach you everything you need to know for Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays, and 5-Stand. Give him a call if you would like to set up a lesson!

(913) 787-4777
Chris Pickering
Chris Pickering is a semi-pro competitive shooter. (A semi-pro is a guy who spends a lot more money that he ever wins back AND HE DOES IT OFTEN!) Chris brings his competition experience to his coaching program to help you become a better shooter. Whether you are just getting started or already have some experience, Chris will help you shoot better. For competitive shooters, Chris can help you develop your mental game and put more X's on your scorecard.

(816) 916-4168