Donald Hughes

Shotgun Instructor

Don joined the Island Lake team in 2003. He started shooting trap and skeet in 1968 and has been actively been shooting sporting clays since 1990. He shoots competitively and earned his way into Master Class at the National Championships in 2007 – now shooting a Caesar Guerini Invictus Ascent. Don has assisted in the coaching of an SCTP team from 2004 thru 2007 where they won medals in their divisions in the Michigan State Championships as well as at Nationals. Since being certified as a NSCA Level 1 instructor, Don has given hundreds of hours of instruction to students from beginners to AA Class shooters. He has also conducted numerous “Introduction to Clay Target Shooting  Clinics” as well as an Introduction to F.I.T.A.S.C clinics.​ Don is available for lessons at both Island Lake and Bald Mountain. You can contact Don for more information and to schedule a lesson via email at You can also contact and follow Don via Facebook.