Archery Instructor Certification Class

The Facts:
Learn safety, methods, teaching techniques, class plans, equipment, activities and games. Certification is valid for three years. Course fee includes all materials, equipment and instruction. Classes are taught rain or shine on our indoor range. Bring your own bow or use ours. Endorsed by National Field Archery Association & USA Archery.  Contact us to schedule a time for your group/camp or attend one of our classes as an independent.

Must be age 15 years or older for a Level 1 Instructor course; must be 18 years or older for a Level 2 Instructor Course. Attend all 8 hours, pass written and practical exam.  See Clients page for names of organizations participating in past Certification Courses.


• National certification recognized by ACA, BSA, GSA, YMCA and others
• Dual certification from NFAA & NAA is valid for 3 years
• Learn how to safely set up, equip, teach and manage youth archery ranges
• Experienced instructor - 20 years of archery instruction for camps and youth

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Certification courses are taught by Coach John Kristoff:

  • USA Archery Level 4 NTS Coach
  • USA Archery Coach Trainer
  • National Field Archery Association Master Coach
  • USA Archery State JOAD Coordinator NC
  • Occoneechee BSA Council - Shooting Sports Director, Wake County Day Camp Program
  • Durham County Wildlife Club - Archery Training Director 

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