The 2015 Coach’s Choice Award Program

The date for the 2015 Coach’s Choice Award is Saturday, December 19th, at 6:30 pm.

About the Coach’s Choice Award

Each year since 1997, we have recognized the athlete or athletes in our Youth program “Elite Archers”, who have demonstrated “An outstanding dedication to the sport of archery”, with the Coach’s Choice award. Again this year, the award will be open to members of our Senior program as well.

To date, 10 gentlemen and 20 ladies have been so honored. Those who have received the Coach’s Choice Award to date are:

  • 1997 – Glen Watkins & David Samet
  • 1998 – Jay Cross & Ethan Taven
  • 1999 – Erin Munchbach & Sandi “Alex” Chase
  • 2000 – Mike Lucibella & Moira Brace
  • 2001 – Dan Gibson & Becky McDougal
  • 2002 – Emma Gillespie & Jennifer Riley
  • 2003 – Dan Yank Lok & Sarah Watsky
  • 2004 – Maggie Clemens & Stephanie Small
  • 2005 – Ivy Dodge
  • 2006 – Alexandar Truebenbach & Maria Muller
  • 2007 – Cameron Klavsen & Alexandre “Lexi” Elliott
  • 2008 – Denali Bennett & Toby Morrish
  • 2009 – Felicia Carlson
  • 2010 – Carina and Ashley Fuller
  • 2011 – Emma Canon and Christophe Hiltbrant-McIntosh
  • 2012 – No award presented
  • 2013 – None Awarded
  • 2014 – Maggie Folwell and Kate Nie

Every Coach’s Choice award winner receives:

  • A special trophy (A really big one!)
  • Their name is entered on our progressive trophy located in the middle of the range for all to see
  • An extra discount on private lessons
  • A free six-month Youth membership easily worth $500
  • and unlimited practice time till the end of June 2016, worth a lot more

As is our tradition, the award for this year will be presented at our Winter Ball on Saturday December 19th at the Norwood Training Center.

Celebrate Sunday with “Family Day!” Discounts

In order to promote archery as a family sport, two or more members of the same family can shoot at a discounted rate of only $12.50 per hour per person, including equipment (a savings of up to 35%!) for the first hour and then only $5.00 per person for each half-hour thereafter. Sorry, NO initial half hour rates.

Be sure to ask for our new “Family Day” punch card for extra savings!

Receive One FREE Visit (for up to 3 family members) for every five Family Day visits.

Family Day can be quite busy, so we thank you in advance for your patience.

Wednesday and Thursdays are now Cheap Date Nights

Don’t know what to do mid-week? Tired of always doing your laundry on Wednesday or watching reruns of Gilligan’s Island on Thursdays?

We have the answer to the mid-week blues….ARCHERY!

So grab (gently) your favorite person and come down to CHEAP DATE NIGHT at BayState Archery starting at 5pm.

This is how it works…

You pay our regular range fee w/equipment, for 90 minutes of shooting ($25), and your date gets in for only … FIVE BUCKS!

Hence… he, she, (whatever) is a Cheap Date! … WHAT A DEAL!!!

— Remember, we close at 9pm – although we have been known to stay open a bit later for cheap daters. (8pm starting in the fall) so plan your date accordingly.

— Sorry, only one “date” per person.

PayPal Now Available for Class Registration

Our PayPal account is now available for class registration. Sign up on line to secure a spot in your class of choice.

If you’re new to training we can do the paperwork the day of the class. If you are renewing, you’re all set.

When PayPal sends you a receipt, it will state “BayState Archery Center”.

Thank you for your interest in BayState Archery and for using PayPal.

Employment – Recreation Program Position Available

BayState Archery needs people to fill the following positions:

Outreach Program Instructor

BayState Archery services over 15 townships through their recreation department after school and early evening program, and is in the process of doubling (or more) the number of towns we service.

Two positions are open at this time. The applicant must be over 18 (over 21 preferred), hold a valid Massachusetts Driver’s License, be a non-smoker, have experience working with children at some level, and be able to successfully pass a (CORI) Criminal Offender Record Information check. A USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Certification is required (USA Archery Level 2 Instructor Certification is preferred); but may not be immediately necessary at application for the right person.

The work entails traveling to a different town(s) each day and run an on-site archery training program for classes of up to 20 kids and/or adults.

Applicants must be available from 2pm on each weekday.

Birthday Party Instructor

This position is specifically for those whose sole responsibility is to run successful birthday parties. Compensation is on a per-party basis only.

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age and hold a valid USA Archery Level 1 Instructor Certification (or equivalent). A Massachusetts Driver’s License is preferred but may not necessary with parental assistance. Successful applicants must also be able to pass a (CORI) Criminal Offender Record Information check.

Opening for Youth Instructor

BayState Archery has an immediate opening for a certified USA Archery Level 2 (or higher) instructor for both current and additional classes at our Norwood Training Center. Pay is $20 per hour ($30 per class). Interested instructors should contact Anthony at (781) 320-3606.