National Development Coach Announcement


Pistol Australia is pleased to announce that Mr Joseph Kapitanof has been appointed as the jointly funded Pistol Australia/Shooting Australia National Development Coach.

Joseph comes to the position with a background in coaching both elite and developing pistol athletes. He has been recognised outside the sport by the Australian Sports Commission where he has been engaged as a guest presenter at their biennial National Coaching Conference for all sports.

Joseph will be responsible for the development and implementation of a successful and sustainable Pistol Australia National Development Program and will work closely with PA’s National Coaching Council (NCC) and SA’s Pistol National Coach to achieve this. The position will be focused on the identification, development and continual improvement of developing ISSF shooters. Joseph will also work closely with PA’s Club, Competition and Advanced level coaches to ensure that targeted ISSF athletes who are members of PA’s National Development Squad are appropriately challenged and supported to continue their development in their home daily training environments