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BASC Shotgun Coaches – South East

David Allen

Based in Berkshire/Oxfordshire

Mobile: 07786 312805

Evening: 01491 871281

David loves the sport of shooting and has become a coach to pass on his experience and passion to the next generation of shooters and those simply wishing to improve their skills.

Based at Happy Valley Clay Shoot on a farm site near Reading, Berkshire. This is a friendly shoot with a different sporting layout every week.

David has 20+ years experience in shooting, Clay Targets, Rough Shooting, Vermin Control, Full Bore Rifle and Air Rifle

Qualified as a Coach for Clay Targets, Safety Officer and Safe Shot Assessments.

David can regularly be seen on the coaching lines at Game Fairs in the Summer and is available for private lesson all year round.


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Tony Butcher

Based in Berkshire (Reading)
Mobile 07810 248113
Tony has run Happy Valley Clays on a farm site near Reading in Berkshire for almost ten years. The open shoot is very popular with both experienced shots and beginners alike, providing a comprehensive variety of sporting targets and a practice stand. Safe Shot assessments are offered on shoot days and newcomers to the sport are welcome by appointment.
A regular member of the BASC coaching team at Gamefairs, Young Shots and Ladies days, he also coaches at a Private School.
Additional Email.
Additional Contact: Tel: 01189 864662

Address Reading Berkshire
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Robin Dunkley

Based in Oxfordshire M: 07866 893234

Robin runs the popular Greenfield Entertainment Shooting School providing instruction, open shoots, corporate parties and team building.

Robin is a BASC Mentor and an elected Member of the Association of Professional Shooting Instructors. He has been shooting for 50 years and as well as coaching for the BASC and Greenfield Entertainment as Senior coach he also coaches for West London Shooting school and loads/instructs on game days. Additional Contact: 01869 354949


Address Oxfordshire
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Rosie Dyer

Based in Oxfordshire

Address Oxfordshire
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Tom Friar

Based in Kent and the South East.

Mobile: 07789 195082

BASC Accredited Shotgun Coach, and BASC Shotgun Safety Officer.

A regular member of the BASC coaching team at events including: Game Fairs and Young Shots days.

Tom has been shooting for many years. He has experience in many types of shooting including: clay pigeon, game, rough shooting, woodpigeon shooting, wildfowling, and also many different rifle shooting disciplines.

He has a passion for teaching people about the sport he loves and this comes across in his coaching sessions. He enjoys coaching all levels of shooter from the complete novice to a more experienced shot.

Tom regularly coaches at JJs Gun Club in Kent and A1 Shooting Ground North London. He is available for private tuition and will travel to your clay or game shoot, where possible, if required.


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Lee Funnell

Based in East Sussex

Tel: 01580 860039



Lee is a dedicated and enthusiastic coach with a shooting experience in excess of 30 years ranging from rifle through to shotgun.

Lee is a qualified trainer certified by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and a member of the Institute for Leaders and Management.

With over twenty years of teaching and developing adults, Lee believes that lessons should not only be safe, but also fun, informative and progressive, after all the aim is simple – To progress you forward as a successful shot and to ensure that you realise your full potential quickly in this wonderful and enjoyable sport. 


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Colin Gardner

BASC Shotgun Coach and Safety Officer
Based in Kent.
Mob: 07793 820394

Colin has been shooting game and clays for 50+ years. He is a retained coach at the premier plus West Kent Shooting School, giving lessons to novice and experienced game shots. Colin gives lessons at the saddlery/gunroom in Biggin Hill at weekends and also offers tuition on the peg.

Address Kent
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Roger Honey

Based in Oxfordshire

Bicester Country Pursuits

Roger has taken part in clay and game shooting for 30 years. He is a BASC qualified Coach and a BASC Safety Officer.

Owner and lead coach of Bicester Country Pursuits where we offer clays, air rifles, archery and crossbows in any combination the customer would like for corporates or parties of any kind.

Private lessons are also available for shotgun shooters including BASC Safe Shot.

Tel: 07913 242655


Address Oxfordshire
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Andy Jones

Based in West Sussex
M: 07771 903917

Address West Sussex
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Richard Newcombe

Based in Hampshire

Contact Daytime: 07815 783676

Evening: 01256 843390

Clay Shooting, Game Shooting, Air Rifle and HFT

Training and Development Manager with PGCE and Diploma in Training Management. Member of CIPD

Territorial Army Officer for 30 years and qualified Range Manager to stage 3

Address Hampshire
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Michael J Reynolds

Based in London in the South East region.

Mobile: 07730 655287


BASC Coach, Shotgun Safety Officer and Safe Shot Assessor.

Coaches regularly at Happy Valley Clay Shoot and also the A1 shooting ground in London.

Michael has been shooting many years and has experience in all types of shotgun shooting including game and all disciplines in clay shooting.

His passions are the high Exmoor birds and during the season can be found in the west country shooting and coaching in the field. Michael is lucky enough to have been mentored over the years by some of the best shots in the country and can be found regularly practicing on the high towers honing his skills at E J Churchills.

Michael is available for freelance shooting instruction and private tuition and will travel to your shoot if required.



Address London
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Christopher Smith

Based in Surrey
Tel: 01252 703024
Mob: 07984 679204

Address Surrey
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Tony Stringall

Based in Berkshire (Reading)
M: 07904 904569
Tony has coached on BASC Young Shots Days and is a Safe Shot Assessor.
A BASC Shotgun Safety Officer
Member of the Association of Professional Shooting Instructors (APSI)
Tony is happy coaching all age groups and any skill level of client will be undertaken covering Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire and Wiltshire. Other areas would be considered please call at your convenience and an additional telephone contact at home is 01635 866851.

Address Reading Berkshire

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