James Whitaker
James Whitaker
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 712-256-6525
Email: jwhitaker@iwcc.edu
Pat Whitaker joined the Shotgun Sports staff as an assistant in September 2018. He is a retired Army Officer whose career included a five year tour of duty with the Army Shooting Team. During that span he traveled abroad representing both the US Army and the USA Shooting Team. He continues to coach at the high school level, a position held since Omaha Creighton Prep’s program inception seventeen years ago. He is certified by the NSSA as a Level One Coach and by the NRA as a Trap coach.
 
Pat’s major shooting accomplishments include:
NSSA World Champion
USA Olympic Team (Alternate)
Former National Record Holder
USA Shooting Team member
Numerous Regional and State Championships All American Team (two times selected)
 
Pat continues to compete and was inducted into the Nebraska Skeet Shooting Hall of Fame in 2018.