National Sporting Clays Association Selects Don Currie as Chief Instructor

Don Currie
Don Currie
National Sporting Clays Association
National Sporting Clays Association

San Antonio, TX. ( NSCA Level III instructor Don Currie has been named Chief Instructor of the NSCA Instructor Certification Program. Currie replaces Gary Greenway who is retiring after serving 10 years as the Chief Instructor.

Currie was selected by the NSCA Executive Committee following a nationwide search. In his new role, he will be responsible for administering the NSCA Instructor Certification Program, including developing curriculum and materials and marketing the program.

A well-recognized professional clay target instructor, Currie is an NSCA Level III Certified Instructor, expert gun fitter, a certified NRA Shotgun, Pistol, and Rifle Instructor, and an NRA Range Safety Officer. He is also an Orvis Wingshooting School and Fly Fishing School Instructor. In addition to competing and coaching professionally, Currie regularly offers NSCA Level I Instructor courses and mentors other instructors throughout the country.

Currie’s instructional ventures also extend to writing and video production. He is a columnist for ClayShooting USA, has a highly-rated instructional DVD, and his first book will be published later this year. He writes a weekly column called “Ask the Instructor” for NSSA-NSCA Target Talk, answering reader questions on sporting clays topics.

Currie previously served as president of the Florida Sporting Clays Association, NSCA Florida State Delegate, and Southeast Regional Delegate. As Chief Instructor, he will continue to be based in Florida.

“As we welcome Don Currie as Chief Instructor and look forward to what his talents will bring to the role, we also wish to thank Gary Greenway for his years of service, both to the Instructor Certification Program and to NSCA,” said Michael Hampton, Jr., NSSA-NSCA Executive Director. “During the time Gary was Chief Instructor, he grew the program substantially and helped make the NSCA Instructor Program a very important part of the association.”

About Don Currie

Currie was most recently the General Manager and Shooting Professional at the Gilchrist Club, an upland bird hunting and shooting resort in Florida. Before committing himself to fulltime coaching, Currie simultaneously served in a variety of senior leadership roles for publicly held companies, including Dixon Ticonderoga, where he held the position of CEO. He served seven years in the U.S. Army with the U.S. Army Rangers and other infantry units, concluding his service in 1990 as a Captain.

About The National Sporting Clays Association

The National Sporting Clays Association is the official governing and sanctioning body of Sporting Clays. Headquartered at the National Shooting Complex in San Antonio, it is the oorld’s largest Sporting Clays organization, with members in 50 statFor more information, see our website at and many foreign countries.

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James B. Towle

Sorry to see you go Gary…we shared a few laughs over the years. I’ll miss “America’s Milkman”…