WHAT WE DO
GYSSF was established to be a single point of contact for fundraising efforts for youth shooting sports programs in Georgia. As such, we are developing relationships with many foundations and sponsors. MidwayUSA Foundation is our current partner. As a state partner, when you donate funds to GYSSF, we in turn match funds and then deposit them to your established MidwayUSA Foundation endowment account. This exponetially maximizes your funds.
To provide funding, education, and leadership to foster lifetime interest in: conservation, competition, and hunting skills, through all shooting sports disciplines. In order to support this mission, GYSSF wishes to instill responsibility, develop skills and improve existing talents and knowledge as well as encourage the involvement of youth and novice shooters. GYSSF will serve as a clearing house for and provide leadership to its constituents.
BOARD of DIRECTORS
ROY MC CLAIN
President Georgia Youth Shooting Sports Foundation, (a MidwayUSA State Partner) 2012 to Present
Prolific Fundraiser (>2.25 Million Dollars)
Spalding Co 4H Shooting Sports Lead Volunteer 1999 – Present
President Georgia Competitive Shooters Inc., 1999 to Present
NRA/USA Shooting/CMP Level 3 Rifle Coach, Level 2 Pistol Coach, Level 2 Shotgun Coach
USA Shooting Advanced Rifle Coach
National Coach Development Staff(NCDS)
NRA Certified Chief Range Safety Officer
JROTC - JMIC Master Instructor
NRA Certified Range Technical Team Adviser (RTTA)
Former Georgia Sport Shooting Association VP Education and Training
NRA Certified Refuse to be a Victim Instructor
American Legion (Life Member) Post 15 Sports Chairman, Manages the Post 15 State American
Legion 3P Air Rifle Championship
Veterans of Foreign Wars (Life Member) Conducts GA VFW State Rifle Championship
Disabled Veterans of America (Life Member)
Coach - Spalding Co. 4 H Rifle 1998 - Present
Coach – Izaak Walton League of Arlington 2014 - 2018
Spalding Co. 4 H Volunteer of the Year "2001"
Georgia Games - 2001 Assistant Director, Shooting Programs 2002 - 2008, Director
Griffin Gun Club - Member 1994 - Present Chair of the Rifle Committee 2018 - Present
Chair of the Central Georgia Friends of the NRA Banquet Committee 2018 – Present
Griffin HS Rifle Team Booster Club 1999 - 2005 President - 2000, 2001, 2002
USA Shooting - Life Member
Former CMP State Director – Georgia
NRA - Benefactor Life Member
Georgia Sport Shooting Association -
Benefactor Life Member
Single Action Shooting Society - Life Member
Seasoned Fundraiser - $123,000 in MidwayUSA Foundation Account
Enthusiasm for Youth and Shooting Sports
Georgia Youth Shooting Sports Foundation Advisor
JROTC – JMIC Certified
Founder and Coach, Ridgeland High School and AFROTC Riflery Teams
USAF Retired – Over 22 years Active Duty
AFJROTC Instructor – 16th Year
Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon
Air Force Recruiter - 12 Years Experience
Former Master Sergeant / Recruiter in Georgia State Defense Force
Treasurer, NW Georgia Friends of the NRA Chapter
NRA Life Member
NRA Benefactor Life Member.
Member of Griffin Gun Club – 25 years; past Treasurer, 10 years; currently
Secretary and member of the Board of Directors.
Member of Central Georgia Friends of the NRA committee, over 10 years.
Member of Georgia State Funding Committee, NRA Foundation, 2016.
Past member of Single Action Shooting Society.
Graduate of Front Sight Four Day Handgun Self-Defense course, 2015.
Recreational skeet, sporting clays, pistol and rifle shooter.
Gun collector, specializing in Civil War carbines, old Colts, old Winchesters,
old military Mausers and old .22 rifles.
Religious and Civic
Elder, First Presbyterian Church, Griffin, GA.
Past-President, Griffin Area Concert Association.
Tenor, Griffin Choral Arts.
Treasurer, Griffin Rotary Club.
David is a life-long Georgia resident, father of two and husband to an incredible teacher. Being involved with programs for the youth since his teenage years as a football and baseball coach, Church youth group leader.
David currently holds NRA certifications for Range Officer and Certified Basic Shotgun instructor and is a Life Member of the NRA, current member of Georgia Carry, the Glock Sport Shooting Foundation and was previously a three year Board Member of the Georgia Sport Shooters Association.
Other fields of expertise lie in marketing, communication, and project management.
NRA Life Member – Benefactor
NRA RSO and Shotgun instructor certification
Past Board Member – GSSA
Current Board Member Georgia Youth Shooting Sports Foundation 2014 to present
Chairman Mississippi State Jaycee/Daisy BB Program, 1978 &1979; Hosted
first State Championship
Chairman Meridian, Mississippi Jaycee BB Program, raised funds for team to
attend and attended International Jaycee/Daisy BB Championship Joplin, MO
1978 & 1979
Attended Daisy BB Program Training 1978 & 1979 Rogers, AR
Board of Directors Forest City Gun Club, Savannah, GA; World Shoot
Organized & Managed Georgia Highway Contractor’s Annual Charity Clay
Target Shoot; 12 years raising in excess of $10,000 annually
Life Member NRA 1977, Endowment, Benefactor, Currently Contributing to
Life Member NSSA
Life Member NSCA
Attained highest shooter classification:
Small Bore Rifle Silhouette (AA)
Small Bore Hunter Rifle Silhouette (AA)
American Skeet (AAA) 4 Gauges
American Trap (AA Singles) (27 Yard Line Handicap) (A Doubles)
Participated in various pistol matches: IDPA, USPCA
Callaway Gardens Gun Club, Pine Mountain, GA (Past)
Forest City Gun Club, Savannah, GA (Past)
Pinetucky Gun Club, Augusta, GA (Past)
South River Gun Club, Covington, GA (Current)
Griffin Gun Club, Griffin, GA (Current)
Camp Binachi Boy Scout Shooting Range, Meridian, MS (Current)
Participated & Competed:
NSSA World, U.S. Open, Zone, State Championships
NSCA World, U.S. Open, Zone, State Championships
ATA Grand American, State Championships
NRA Small Bore Rifle State Championships
NSSA National Director Representing Georgia 4 Years
Georgia Skeet Shooting Assoc. State Director 2 Years, VP 2 Years