University of Maryland Extension

4-H Shooting Sports Responsibilities


A 4-H Shooting Sports Leader is.....

  • Interested in youth and their development
  • Interested in some phase of shooting, hunting or wildlife
  • Willing to learn how to teach shooting effectively
  • Willing to be helpful, open, and supportive
  • Interested in challenges with rewards
  • Enthusiastic, positive, and energetic
  • Honest, self-disciplined, and kind

Leader Responsibilities

  • Learn and practice highest standards of safety
  • Learn and practice cooperative coaching techniques
  • Learn and practice 4-H teaching techniques
  • Invest your time, energy and spirit
  • Focus on helping youth develop and learn
  • Be a strong, positive role model

Shooting ability is not essential, but willingness to learn coaching skill is. Training is available for interested people. Program materials provided excellent support.

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