Don Snyder to Retire from NSSA/NSCA

Don Snyder to Retire from NSSA/NSCA

National Skeet Shooting Association
National Skeet Shooting Association

Warsaw, IN – -( Don Snyder, executive director of the National Skeet Shooting Association and National Sporting Clays Association, has announced his intention to retire during the 2010 shooting year.

“Don has unselfishly worked to improve our homegrounds at the National Shooting Complex, as well as the operation and efficiency of the association staff. His loyalty to the organization and the shooting fraternity has been unquestioned, outstanding and continuous for many years,” NSSA said in a news release.

A committee has been formed to interview potential applicants.

Resumes and inquiries will be accepted before Aug. 31, addressed to NSSA-NSCA Search Committee, P.O. Box 924, Warsaw, IN 46581-0924.


The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for the entire operation of the National Skeet Shooting Association, National Sporting Clays Associations, National Shooting Complex and its associated infrastructure including:

• Full time, part time and contracted personnel; finance/budgeting/reporting, deposits and withdraws of association funds, personnel pay, raises and incentive bonuses, benefits and human relations; grounds and infrastructure maintenance, equipment and equipment maintenance; NSSA and NSCA Programs, two association periodicals, Records Annual, e-newsletter, 3-organizational web-sites, the NSSA/NSCA Hall of Fame and Museum, marketing, public relations and sponsorships, association records, IT systems, support and service to the membership both club and individual.

• Prepare for and host minimum of 3 meetings annually with NSSA Executive Committee and one meeting of the NSSA Directors; two meetings with NSCA Executive Council and Advisory council and one annual meeting of NSCA Delegates reporting on the status of the associations.

• Work closely with and provide support to these Committees and others appointed by the President and Chairman respectively;

• Manage all logistics, equipment, supplies, registration, reporting, awards and saleable merchandise.

• Certify membership rolls of the NSSA/NSCA, announce elections and gather candidates for election as Directors, Executive Committeeman, Officers, Delegates, and Advisory Council. Prepare ballots, conduct the election and announce the winners.

• Ensure publication of Class Cards, Rule Books for both associations and enforce the Rules of both associations.

• Manage leased-permanent vendor facilities, temporary vendor spaces and leased RV spaces.

• Host the annual World Skeet Championships, National Sporting Clays Championships both with Hall of Fame Banquets and the Krieghoff Masters Championship insuring programs are prepared, posted and mailed for each.

• Manage the National Shooting Complex to insure promotion of the Shotgun Shooting Spots and generation of additional revenue for the associations through other registered and non-registered shooting events, corporate shooting and non- shooting outings, fund raising shooting and non-shooting events and training/coaching events;

• Manage community stewardship program and Environmental Stewardship Plan;

• Conduct monthly meetings of the entire staff and a weekly meeting of the management team, and other meetings as necessary for participatory communication, problem-solving and information. The management staff is as follows:

Director of Skeet
Director of Sporting Clays Facilities Manager
Gun Club & Event Personnel Manager Member Services Manager
Finance Director Executive Secretary
IT Manager

About The National Skeet Shooting Association:
Founded in 1928 and headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, the National Skeet Shooting Association is the official governing and sanctioning organization for the sport of skeet shooting. It is a not-for-profit organization owned and operated by its almost 17,000 members. For more information on the sport or the organization, visit

About The National Sporting Clays Association:
Founded in 1989 by the National Skeet Shooting Association in San Antonio, Texas, the National Sporting Clays Association is the official governing and sanctioning organization for sporting clays in the U.S. It has more than 20,000 members and is a not-for-profit organization owned and operated by its members. For more information, visit