Colorado Clays


For new and experienced shooters, instruction is a great way to get off to a safe and successful start or improve your skills. Below is a list of recommended instructors. Please call directly to inquire about fees and appointment times.

Bob Englund

Bob Englund is an NSSA Nationally Certified Level III Instructor, trained at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio. He has published numerous articles about shotgunning instruction and conducts shooting clinics across the U.S. His wide knowledge and experience led to his early appointment as the NSSA Chief Instructor for the Western United States where he trained and certified other Instructors.

With more than two decades of experience Bob has taught well over 2000 shotgunners at all performance levels. A retired educator, he has a patient, easy-going teaching style.

Bob is an 82nd Airborne veteran, a father and grandfather.

He hunts upland birds and big-game with his family.
phone: 303-678-1941

Terry Findley

I have participated in all kinds of shooting since the age of 12. I have successfully competed in everything from local fund raisers, to state shoots, to the Annual World Championship Trap Shooting Event and I am currently on the Colorado State Trap Shooting team.

I would like an opportunity to share, with you, both my years of experience and my lifelong passion for the sport, which has given me so much enjoyment over the past 46 years. I want to help you, your family, your friends, or anyone else who wants to learn to develop the skills and ability it takes to have a fun, safe experience shooting, whether it’s for just one day or for an entire lifetime.

Let my years of experience, working with all skill levels, help you have a great experience, while you develop your own ability and passion, for shooting!

Please contact Terry Findley at:
303-775-8353 or

Nathan Flanagan

Nathan Flanagan is a full-time shooting instructor in Denver, CO. He offers individual and group lessons for all ages & experience levels. Nathan is a NSCALevel 1 Certified Instructor who managed a large competitive sporting clay facility in Texas for 4 years before making the move to Colorado. While there he honed his skills for instructing, target setting, and shoot management for both NSCA registered and corporate event.

– NSCA Level 1 Certified Instructor
– Private or Group Lessons
– Beginner to Advance Skill Levels
– Insured

Nathan is committed to making you a more successful shooter at the range and in the field
For more information and to book a lesson call or email:

PH: 940-206-4476

Dee Strbiak

Dee Strbiak is a Nationally Certified NSSA and NSCA shooting instructor. She has combined a lifelong love of the shooting sports and 23 years in the field of psychology. With an earned doctorate in psychology she uses a comprehensive approach to shotgunning instruction. She is adept at assessing individual needs and offers customized strategies for integrating the mental and the physical aspects of the sports.

She is also an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and Certified Range Safety Officer, who is qualified to train shooters in basic handgun safety, meeting the Colorado requirements for a concealed carry permit.
phone: 303-279-8081

Jim Jamison – The Gunfitter

Jim Jamison is a Master Gunfitter and Instructor. What makes Jim qualified to teach and fit guns? Experience. Shooting and winning at Trap, Flyers, and Sporting Clays since 1970. Jim was the 1989 NSCA National Champion and Colorado State and Zone Champion. Jim travels all over the country and is a consistent shoot winner. He is an expert at evaluating YOU, the shooting enthusiast, so you can see quick results in your target hitting capability. Jim has worked with men, women, and children. He has worked with beginners and champions in the sport. Shooting without a proper fitting gun is a waste of money. Fitted guns shoot where you look and are more comfortable to shoot. Services include stock alterations, stock refinishing and more.

Methods taught are based upon a student’s specific, individual needs. Jim’s experience is key in diagnosing problems.

He has much experience and success resolving cross-eyed dominance. Also uniquely qualified to teach women and children, who often need special attention to gunfit, gun weight and gun kick.

H: 303-745-3840
C: 303-918-4632

Mark Taylor

Mark has over 40 years of shooting experience. He has won many regional, state, national and international clay target competitions. He is the author of one of the bestselling books on sport psychology techniques for trap, skeet and sporting clays “Clay Target Shooting – The Mental Game” and co-author of the book “Break ‘em All” which is considered as the number one book on helping shooters to resolve shooting problems and improve performance. Mark is a NRA Certified Advance International Shotgun Coach and was an Assistant National Shotgun Coach for USA Shooting. Mark offers new shooters an ‘Introduction to Clay Target Shooting’ lesson for $45/hour (equipment and targets paid-for/provided-by student and not included in introductory price) and provides intermediate instruction and advanced coaching at negotiated rates.

phone: 720-217-3497

Mike Englund

Mike Englund is a Nationally Certified Instructor and has been teaching shooters since completing the NSSA Instructors Course in 1998. He has been a shotgunner for 30 years, shooting Skeet, Trap, and Sporting Clays. He is also a field shooter and hunts upland birds across the Western States.

In addition, Mile is a successful tournament shooter and understands the rigorous demands of formal competition and the skill-sets necessary for high-level shooting performance.

He has worked with over one thousand shooters at all performance levels, teaching the skills and techniques necessary for the development and improvement of a smooth and effective shooting technique on clay targets as well as game birds.

He is a father and a Colorado native.

phone: 720-771-7826

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