Report by Bob Pian
junior and Collegiate archery year in review and a
look ahead to 2007
Arizona Archery has grown and become better and better
year after year and 2006 was no different.
2006 Arizona Junior and Collegiate Archery, year in
Mesa Targeteers JOAD conducts twice a week
sessions in Mesa and Chandler.
Precision Shooters JOAD at PSE, Tucson conducts
Desert Destroyers JOAD Tucson, best years are
still to come.
Straight N Arrow JOAD, Phoenix conducts Friday
Straight N Arrow – North JOAD, at Ben Avery
meets on Saturday mornings.
Corner Kids Arizona JOAD, at Corner
Archery conducts Saturday morning sessions.
The Papago FITA Archers JOAD begins a new era,
Open sessions on Saturday, JOAD training during the
That’s eight active JOAD club sites across Arizona.
Pat and Amy Monahan take on 2006 Arizona
JOAD Coordinator duties and oversees a host of
activities including fund raising, Vegas and Outdoor AZ
JOAD Team championships.
Sun Devil Archers leader, Kari Granville, is
elected to USA College Archery Program Chairperson.
Steven Weaver, Embry Riddle Golden Eagle Archery
Club selected as club president.
Ali Wood founds the Bowcats Archery Club at the U
College continues to involve the most collegiate
archers in Arizona.
Denise Raum, Statewide Archery and Bow Hunting
Coordinator, AZ Game and Fish Department, arrived in the
summer and quickly began working on developing all
aspects of archery including youth.
Below is a month by month summary of some of the Arizona
Junior and Collegiate Highlights.
For more detail, visit the 2006
www.azjoad.com web pages.
2006 Month by Month
Arizonan, Mark Penaz named as 2005 USA Archery
National Coach of the Year.
Second annual Arizona JOAD Vegas Team Show Down takes
Arizona JOAD and Collegiate compete in USA Archery
Indoor Nationals, winning several categories.
Straight N Arrow JOAD North at Ben Avery and Corner
Archery JOAD plan for the future.
Arizona State Outdoor Championship and Arizona Cup
International offer JOAD and Collegiate a chance to
compete with international archers.
Arizona JOAD Coordinator Pat Monahan host
archery outreach at Long Bow Golf Course.
Arizona JOAD Outdoor Championship includes the second
annual Arizona JOAD Team Championship.
Four Arizona Collegiate Archery Clubs compete in the
US Intercollegiate Archery Championship (USIACs)
Three Arizonans named to USA Archery Collegiate All
Ali Wood, UofA Bowcats
Ted Harden, Sun Devil Archery
Lindsay Pian, Sun Devil
Archery at ASU
Level 1-2 Archery Instructor Certification offered.
Payson Shoot tradition continues.
JOAD National Championship takes place in Ohio,
Arizona JOADs all do well and bring back multiple
Arizona Collegiate Archer, Lindsay Pian, takes part in
World University Games in Slovakia
USA National Target Championship, Arizonan compete in
a World Ranking Tournament.
Maggie Huff and Brady Ellison won their
Jr National Divisions.
Maggie went on to the Medal matches of the US Open and
Brady won the Gold Medal that the US Open!
USA Jr World Team Trials, Colorado Springs; Two
Arizona JOADs, Maggie Huff and Brady Ellison
make the US Jr World Team team.
Two Arizonans named to USA Archery Jr Dream Team,
Maggie Huff and Tony Don.
Two Arizona JOAD selected to be full time resident
archers at the Chula Vista OTC under the supervision
of the USA Archery National Coach.
Arizona Duel in the Desert Trials selects the 2006 AZ
Level 1-2 Archery Instructor Certification offered.
Maggie Huff and Brady Ellison compete in
Mexico at the Jr World Team championship.
AZ Game and Fish administration of the National
Archery in the Schools gets a boost by focusing on
Duel in the Desert hosted by the ASAA in AZ, AZ
women’s team and Overall team win!
Maku Wood wins Bob Hope Scholarship and marches
in Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
AZ JOAD Chula Vista Resident archers compete in Rio De
Janeiro Brazil at the Pan AM Championships.
2007 Look ahead for Arizona
Juniors and Collegiate
The US Indoor World Team Trials takes place in Texas.
Senior and Juniors have a change to make the US World
Indoor Championship team that will compete in Turkey,
The Arizona JOAD Indoor Championship and the ASAA
Indoor Championship will both take place over a three
days in Prescott at the Embry Riddle Aeronautical
Grand Canyon State Game will include a special NASP
ASAA Outdoor Championships
Ben Avery to host the Arizona NASP championship
Arizona Cup, JOADs that can shoot senior distance have
a chance to compete in a world Ranking Tournament in
our own backyard.
AZ JOAD Outdoor will be hosted by Papago FITA Archers.
US Recurve Outdoor World Team Trials for JOAD that can
shoot the Senior Distances, Chula Vista OTC.
JOADs can visit ASU and watch the Western Collegiate
US Compound Outdoor World Team Trials for JOAD that
can shoot the Senior Distances, Chula Vista OTC.
US Intercollegiate Archery Championship to take place
in Southern Illinois.
National Target Championship, Colorado Spring, a full
week of championship competition.
Colorado Springs is a twelve hour drive from central
Potential First Phase-Olympic Trials for the 2008
team, a chance for AZ JOADs and Collegiate to take
part at an all 70 meters tournament.
AZ Duel in the Desert Trials, the AZ team will travel
Long Beach CA to compete on their LA Olympic Field in
2007. Location to be determined.