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2005 Junior USAT announced


01/01/2005             NAA press release



Arizona has three members on the team while two others are eligible for the JOAD Gold Camp. 


Arizona 2005 Jr US Archery Team Members are:


Brady Ellison, Cadet Compound:

  • With wins at the Jr World Team Trials, JOAD Nationals and the National Target Championship, Brady finished with the Cadet top ranking for Jr USAT.

  • Add Jr USAT to his Team Gold at the 2004 Jr World Championships in England and Brady has had a very busy year.

Aprilyn Witt, Junior Compound:

  • Aprilyn performed solidly at JOAD Nationals and the National Target Championship to earn a spot on the Jr USAT team for at third year in a row.

  • April also competed in two Sr USAT qualifying event and earning a 4th place finish at the AZ Cup.

Lindsay Pian, Junior Recurve:

  • Lindsay won the NAA Indoor Championship and JOAD National Outdoor Championship and earned the number one ranking for Jr USAT.

  • This is Lindsay’s third year to be on Jr USAT, her first year in the Junior division.

Honorable mention:


High finishes in 2005 Jr USAT ranking earn the JOAD an invitation to the 2004 JOAD Gold Camp.  The Gold Camp will take place at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista in October, 2004.   Arizona JOAD eligible for the JOAD Gold Camp in addition to the Jr USAT members listed above are:

  • Brandon Hunt, Junior Compound

  • Maggie Huff,  Cadet Recurve 2nd place ranking


Jessica Grant, a former AZJOAD, is a member of the 2005 Senior Compound USAT and will be attending Texas A&M this fall.


For more information visit the NAA US Archery Team webpage at:  usachery


  • Texas dominated 2005 Jr USAT membership with five JOAD members

  • Arizona and Pennsylvania each have three members,

  • Connecticut, Illinois, Michigan and New York each have two members.

  • One team member came from the following states, Colorado, Massachusetts, Nebraska and Wyoming.

Noteworthy are these JOADs who earned positions on the 2005 Senior USAT team:

  • Stephen Schwade, New York, Compound

  • Braden Gellenthien – Massachusetts, Compound

  • Kendra Harvey, New Mexico, age 16, earned membership to the 2005 Senior Recurve USAT and is the 2004 US Olympic Team Alternate.