The ISSF Training Academy is proud to provide an e-learning service to the Olympic shooting community. The courses are designed to assist coaches and shooters to develop their career and to provide access to the latest developments in the shooting sports.
ISSF Training Academy Team
The ISSF Academy has built a team of dedicated and experienced international shooting coaches and support staff to develop and deliver the Academy’s courses. Course tutors are themselves, graduates of the ISSF Academy and have worked as international coaches for many years. Course tutors Zeljko Todorovic and Kimmo Yli-Jaskari have worked as Academy tutors since respectively 1997 and 1999 and were joined by clay target tutor Kevin Kilty in 2009.
Details and enquiries on the Academy are always available to member federations and Academy students via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Zeljko TODOROVIC (MNE)
Zeljko is Head Pistol Instructor within the ISSF Training Academy. He completed his A-license in 1996 and since 1997 he is part of the lecturing team of the Academy.
As an active coach, Zeljko has been working with the Danish Pistol Team from 1990 until 2000 in capacity of the National Pistol Coach. During period 2004 – 2008 Zeljko was Director & National Coach of the French Pistol Team. He also consulted several other national teams and continues lecturing at different coaching courses and seminars. Currently Zeljko is senior advisor of the Italian Shooting Team.
Mr. Kimmo YLI-JASKARI (FIN)
Kimmo completed his A-licence in 1996 and has been ISSF Training Academy Head Rifle Instructor since 1999. He works with ISSF in IOC-related development Projects as well.
Kimmo started his career as a professional shooting coach in 1992 when a new training curriculum and system for junior shooters (rifle, pistol) in Kuortane High Performance Training Center, Finland was established. Kimmo worked with the Finnish Sport Shooting Association and as Head Coach of the Finnish Olympic Shooting Team he successfully worked with shooters from all shooting disciplines (rifle, pistol, clay target and running target). Until 2009 Kimmo worked as medal winning Rifle Head Coach for British shooting.
Kimmo took part in three Olympic Games: in Sydney 2000 as the Head Coach of the Finnish Team, in Athens 2004 as a personal coach and in Beijing 2008 as a Head Rifle Coach of the Great Britain Team.
After Kimmo started his own company he worked for the Kuortane High Performance Training Center (www.kuortane.com) which is the official ISSF Accredited Training Centre. He has run several official Professional Coaching Degree courses in Kuortane that were organised for all sports with participants from different disciplines and also worked with National Golf Teams in Finland. At the moment, Kimmo is Sports Director of Kuortane High Performance Training Center.
Mr. Kevin KILTY (IRL)
Kevin is the Head Clay Target Instructor with the Training Academy. He completed his A-licence in 2008 and subsequently joined the lecturing team in 2009.
As an active coach, Kevin has worked with the Irish Trap team and has been Performance Director for Irish shooting since 2006. He was the team manager for shooting at the Beijing 2008 Olympics and he continues to work closely with the Olympic Council of Ireland and the Irish Sports Council in preparation for the London 2012 Olympics. Kevin has an active interest in coach education and is a qualified coach tutor with Coaching Ireland. He is also active as an international coach tutor assisting countries in setting up High Performance programmes in shooting sports.