USA Archery is the national governing body for the Olympic sport of archery and is the organization recognized by the US Olympic Committee for the purpose of selecting and training men’s and woman’s teams to proudly represent the United States in Olympic Games, Paralympic Games and Pan American Games. From local parks to the Olympic and Paralympic podium, USA Archery provides a wide variety of resources to help support the development of archery programs across the country. From instructor certification to Explore Archery programming to include introductory curriculum, equipment and grants, USA Archery can help you every step of the way!
USA Archery offers a complete athlete development pipeline and world-class instruction and certification materials to ensure programs are operated in a safe, fun and exciting atmosphere! Once affiliated with USA Archery, JCCs will be connected with certified archery instructors and coaches across the nation, have access to leading introductory and developmental programs including Level 1 and Level 2 Instructor Certification, Explore Archery and Junior Olympic Archery Development (JOAD) programs, and equipment and grant funding. Explore Archery is an innovative education program focused on introducing beginners of all ages and abilities to the lifelong sport of archery. JOAD offers youth archers the opportunity to learn range safety and proper shooting technique in an environment that also fosters focus, increased self-confidence, and team building skills. JOAD is open to any youth archer aged 8 to 20 and is designed to grow with the athlete. Both programs offer achievement award programs designed to help archers grow, progress and stay motivated in the sport. Whether an athlete’s goal is purely for recreational fun, a good workout, or competitive success, partnership with USA Archery unlocks each of those opportunities.