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Arizona JOAD Update


  • New Coordinators

  • Thank you Pat and Amy

  • Papago FITA Archers JOAD Head Coach

  • 2007 Look ahead for JOAD Indoor Happenings


2007 Arizona Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) Coordinators


Heather Collins-Brunelle straightnarrowjoadnorth@hotmail.com of Straight N Arrow North JOAD (SNANJ) and Valerie Carlisle carlisles@cox.net of Straight N Arrow JOAD have been selected as 2007 Arizona JOAD Co-Coordinators.

·         Heather is a level 2 coach/instructor and leads the SNAN JOAD club every Saturday AM at the Ben Avery Shooting Facility (BASF)

·         Val is a parent of JOAD recurve SNA shooter, Nick Carlisle, and organizes the achievement awards program for SNA JOAD shooters

Please welcome Heather and Val and give them your encouragement and support.


Thank you Pat and Amy!


Pat and Amy Monahan served as 2006 AZ JOAD Co-Coordinators and oversaw the AZ JOAD Vegas Team Showdown as well as the AZ JOAD Outdoor Team Championship. 

They conducted several developmental programs including the Heather Farr Jr Golf outreach and encouraged JOAD clubs such as Corner Archery to start JOAD clubs. 

The JOAD Coordinators primary job is to communicate and encourage which Pat and Amy were expert.


Other news: 

Ed Votruba MYSTICVOT@aol.com  is now the head coach for Papago FITA Archers JOAD club. 

Ed is committed to coaching and is on track preparing his team for tournament competition.



2007 Indoor tournaments to mark on your calendar:


ASAA JOAD Indoors and Indoor Championship:


Super Saturday:

  • This tournament gives all a chance to compete, “Vegas Style”, Saturday February 3, 2007 at Straight N Arrow in Phoenix. New this year is a dedicated youth division.

  • Registration Info: http://www.azjoad.com/2007/2007_super_saturday.htm

  • This tournament also has a money division.

World Archery Festival, Las Vegas:

  • This tournament is a highlight of the year for many Arizona JOADs. Youths practice on Thursday February 8, 2007, compete on Friday and Saturday February 9-10, 2007. Adults continue to compete on Sunday.

  • Registration Info:  http://www.nfaaarchery.org/tournaments/vegas/index.cfm


NAA National Indoor Championship and NAA JOAD National Indoor Championship, Rio Rancho (North Albuquerque), New Mexico:

  • Like the State Indoor Championship, JOADs can compete in two tournaments in one trip. 

  • The JOAD Indoors takes place on Friday Afternoon February 23, 2007 and then take part in the NAA National Indoors by shooting two-600 rounds offered on Friday, Saturday or Sunday February 23-24-25, 2007.

  • Registration Info:  http://www.usarchery.org/files/07_national_indoor_reg_form.pdf


courtesy of

barbara noblet