Interested in shooting for the first time and don't know where to start? Or perhaps you've been shooting and would like to learn how to add a few targets or points to your scorecard?
If this sounds like you, then it is time to schedule a lesson with one of our experienced shooting professionals!
Pat LieskeChief Instructor
Pat Lieske is the founder and president of Michigan Shooting Centers. He has over 30 years of professional shooting and coaching experience. In 2014, Pat won the NSCA National Championship and was inducted into the NSCA hall of fame. Available at both ranges by appointment only. Rate: $150/hr.
Drew LieskeShotgun Instructor
Drew Lieske has over a decade of shooting experience and is one of the nation’s most distinguished young shots. He is a past member of the United States Shooting Team, a 9 time NSCA All-American, and the 2017 Collegiate National Champion. Available at both ranges by appointment only. Rate: $100/hr.
Vince LoriNSCA Level II Shotgun Instructor
Vincent Lori is a NSCA Level 2 certified shotgun shooting instructor and a clay target setter at Michigan Shooting Centers. He has been involved in shotgun shooting since he was a teenager. Vince is available at Bald Mountain. Rate: $50/hr.
Don HughesNSCA Level I 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. Available at Both Ranges. Rate: $50/hr.
Ed PlocekNSCA Level I Shotgun Instructor
A couple decades of shooting experience and five years of instruction at Island Lake Shooting and you will find Ed’s developed his no non-sense instructional style that is not only enjoyable but highly effective for all levels of shooters. Available at Island Lake. Rate: $50/hr.
Joe PaganoNRA Rifle/Pistol Instructor
Joe is a highly skilled practical pistol shooter and long-range rifle shooters. He is available for instruction at Bald Mountain. Rate: $50/hr.
Ron GrayNSCA Level I Shotgun Instructor
Ron has been employed by the shotgun range since its inception in 2002 and earned his NSCA Instructors certification in 2008. Ron’s background with a shotgun includes years of shooting waterfowl in the fresh water marshes fronting the great Salt lake in Utah. Available at Island Lake.
Roger JendrusinaNRA Rifle/Pistol Instructor
Roger holds credentials as an NRA Certified Firearms Instructor and NRA Chief Range Safety Officer. Roger is the NRA Instructor for the Michigan Concealed Pistol License training (CPL/CCW) along with other NRA Basic firearms classes. Available at Island Lake.
Paula JendrusinaNRA Rifle/Pistol Instructor
Paula holds credentials as an NRA Certified Firearms Instructor. She brings a woman’s perspective to firearms training. Specializing in classes tailored for women and private lessons for beginners. Available at Island Lake.