Coaches Profiles

Kevin Ikegami has been submersed in the discipline of archery for over 30 years.  His background in competitive archery has allowed him to train with some of the top coaches in the world.  Kevin also has considerable experience working with youth, including serving with the US Peace Corps from 2010-2013 as a Youth Development Volunteer in Ukraine.  Some of his career achievements are:

  • Multiple Time U.S. National Champion
  • Former #1 U.S. Ranked Jr. Male Archer
  • 2x Jr. U.S. Archery Team Member
  • Winner of the Championships of the Americas
  • 20m Jr. World Record Holder

 Kelsey Lard started shooting in 2013 and quickly became one of the top recurve women in the US.  Some of her career achievements are:

  •  World Cup Guatemala 2021 17th place finish
  • World Cup Switzerland 2021
  • Top 16 finalists 2020 Olympic Trials

Waylon Hjerpe started shooting when he was 9.  He went on to dominate the youth archery scene, winning multiple Nationals Championships and setting numbers national records.  Some of his career achievements are:

  • Vegas Shoot Champion 2015, 2016, 2020
  • National Outdoor Champion 2015, 2016, 2018
  • National Indoor Champion 2015, 2016
  • US Open Champion 2015, 2016, 2018
  • National Outdoor 1440 record of 1379
  • National Outdoor 720 record of 704
  • National Indoor 600 record of 559