COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (September 30, 2019)
Hillsdale, Mich. – USA Shooting and Hillsdale College are proud to announce a new partnership that will designate the College’s John Anthony Halter Shooting Sports Education Center’s world-class facilities as a Certified Eastern Regional Training and Competition Center for the USA Shooting National Team and sanctioned shooting sports development programs.
“We are dedicated to offering the very best in shooting sports training for all ages and Constitutional education, and it is exciting to now partner with some of the nation’s top athletes and coaches to expand that vision to the world stage,” said Rich Péwé, Chief Administrative Officer at Hillsdale College. “We welcome Team USA to campus and look forward to seeing how this partnership enriches our students and furthers the College’s educational mission."
In addition to its comprehensive shooting sports venues, Hillsdale’s Halter Center has plans to build four additional combination international bunker and skeet fields to complete its designation. As a result, Hillsdale College will be able to host World Cup championships, National Olympic and Paralympic team selection matches, championship regional qualifier matches, and International Grand Prix events.
“Hillsdale’s Halter Shooting Sports Center is already an incredible facility that’s not only training outstanding athletes but also introducing so many to the world of shooting sports, an key aim that USA Shooting shares with Hillsdale College ,” said Stacy Weiland, Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships at USA Shooting. “We look forward to utilizing this great venue for our shooters to continue honing their skills so we can raise the American flag atop more competition podiums than ever before.”
In one of the first events of the partnership, members of the USA Shooting men’s and women’s skeet and trap shooting teams, U.S., Olympic and World Cup champions, medalists, and coaches