About Us

The New England Scholastic Clay Target Program (NESCTP) is the six state chapter of the Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP). The SCTP has over 23,000 youth athletes in 43 states who compete in squads in the sports of trap, skeet and sporting clays. NESCTP participation has doubled each year since 2004 and we anticipate record participation again this year.  NESCTP provides students in grades 12 and under with the opportunity to learn and showcase competitive shooting skills while earning state and national recognition. The program is designed to instill safe firearms handling, team commitment, academic accomplishment, responsibility, leadership, community service and teamwork in all its participants. Graduates of the program can go on to NCAA or even Olympic shooting programs. SCTP alumni Vincent Hancock and Corey Cogdell won gold in men’s skeet and bronze in women’s trap, respectively, at the 2008 Olympics. Numerous college scholarships are available, especially for female shooters.

Contact your local team or state advisor today and learn more about the exciting sport of clay target shooting!
State Advisor International Trap
Mary Garvey
State Advisor International Skeet
Hank Garvey
State Advisor American Skeet
Deb Terho
State Advisor American Trap
Eric Wyson

State Advisor Sporting Clays
Bob Butler

State Advisor College Teams
Al DiFlumeri

Mark Bush

Jenn Haehnel