Mark co-founded the Badin Clay Busters team in 2011. He is the head coach of the team. Mark is an NRA L1 Coach and is the AIM State of Ohio Director. Mark pushes his athletes to compete against their own success and scores while constantly reminding them to most importantly, have fun!
Chris started coaching the Clay Busters in 2014. He is a NRA L1 Coach and FFLA Dealer. Chris is the Clay Busters gun smith and gun advisor. He is an expert in firearm repair and mechanisms. Chris assists in teaching firearms safety to new and current shooters.
Ron started coaching the Clay Busters in 2014. He is a NRA L1 Coach. Ron is in charge of the teams fundraising efforts and acquiring our sponsors. He assists with the training of new and current trapshooters while on and off the line.
Chris joined the Clay Busters as an 8th grader. He was a team captain his sophomore junior and senior year. After high school, Chris went on to shoot for Lindenwood University. Chris is always helping team members work on their strategy and narrow down their skills.
In loving memory of Coach Ron Meinzer,
Co-Founder of the Badin Clay Busters
We have many coaches and parents who assist the team in various ways. If interested in coaching contact Coach Mark, NRA training is necessary. Thank you to the parents who coach and help us each season!
Team Captains: Isabelle Helton, Jared Meinzer, Ryan Kraemer, Matthew Keist, Zack Wagner, and Jake Graf
Treasurers: Reed Winner, Jackson D'Imperio, John Ruppert, and James Fuller
Secretary: Lauren Flick
Communications: Haylie Jacobs
Master of Arms: Cody Wilmer, Kylie Spade, and Jackson Ragland
Safety Officers: Joey Tri-Rudolf, Conner Couch, and Logan Ross
Head Coach: Mark Arnold; Certified NRA L1 Coach, Instructor, RSO
Assistant Coach: Chris Kraemer; Certified NRA L1 Coach, Shoot Coordinator, Gunsmith
Assistant Coach: Ron Wagner; Certified NRA L1 Coach, Education, Raffle Coordinator
Assistant Coach: Chris Arnold; NRA Instructor, SCTP Trainer, Skeet and Sporting Clays
Assistant Coach: Kaitlyn Meinzer; NRA Instructor, Skeet and Sporting Clays
Assistant Coach: Kyle Kraemer; Certified NRA Coach, Trap, Safety and Education
Assistant Coach: Joe Spade; Master at Arms
Assistant Coach: Hung Tri-Rudolf; Certified NRA Instructor; Master at Arms, Media Relations
Assistant Coach: Todd Helton; Certified NRA Instructor, Ammo Coordinator, Hotel Coordinator
Assistant Coach: Craig Jacobs; Gunsmith
Assistant Coach: Scott Flick; NRA Coach, Gratitude Coordinator, Sponsorship Coordinator
Assistant Coach: Darren Gibson; NRA Coach
Assistant Coach: Tim Ross; Ammo Coordinator, Travel Coordinator
Assistant Coach: Tony Couch; Raffle Coordinator, Scorer
Assistant Coach: Mike Graf; Safety Officer
Treasurer: Annette Meinzer
Photographer and Fee Collection: Alison Helton
Digital Media Specialist: Taylor Helton
Fundraising Co-Chairs: Annette Meinzer, Alison Helton, Linda Arnold, Ann Kraemer, Cheryl Wagner, Melissa Tri-Rudolf