Why Archery in the City Will Help You Be a Better Archer and Shoot More Accurately
Welcome to the Archery in the City, where we demonstrate Archery, hunting and fishing activities for those who have to go beyond their back door to enjoy nature. Growing up in the Ozarks, the opportunity to harvest wildlife for food and increase outdoor skills meant walking past the neighbors house to have that clear shot. My archery range was always setup with markers at 10 and 30 yards… I miss that range!
Mike is an active bow hunter, target archer, USA Archery Judge and Level 2 Coach who enjoys working with all ages of Archers.
- 1st Place Team Round, 13th Individual in the 2016 KSAA Indoor Championship
- 121st in the 2016 Iowa Pro-Am Archery Tournament
- 30th place in the Kansas City Shoot-Out Pro-Am 2015 Indoor Archery Tournament
- 6th place finish in the 2015 Kansas State Field Archery Competition in the Freestyle class
- 12th place finish in the 2015 Kansas State Outdoor Championship in the Freestyle class
- Organized an outdoor Archery League hosted by Prairie Fire Archers
- Range Safety Officer at the Scouting 500 where more than 1000 archers participated in target archery, including Miss Kansas 2013, Theresa Vail
- Archery instructor for 300+ campers over a 4 day period
- Led multiple beginning and intermediate classes for Prairie Fire Archers
- Numerous other Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Archery merit badge instruction
In everyday life as an IT Domain Manager for a top 20 U.S. Bank, Mike writes dozens of defining emails, policies and procedures on a weekly basis. His crowning writing achievement occurred while focusing on literary criticism whiles studying at the Universidad de Salamanca, Spain. A graduate level, twenty page expose on modern authors written entirely in Spanish. After the paper received the highest marks, he quickly determined any writing assignment in his native English to be much easier after the Spanish experience.
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