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Elevation Pro Staff Profiles

dan mccarthy | Pro

Hometown: Wauzeka, WI

Current Bow: Mathews TRX 40

Favorite Elevation Product: USA Nerve Field Quiver & Rectrix Release Pouch

Accomplishment: 8x Consecutive ASA Pro/Am Champion


emily mccarthy | Pro

Hometown: Wauzeka, WI

Current Bow: Mathews TRX 36

Favorite Elevation Product: Nerve Field Quiver & Hunt Jetstream Travel Bow Case

Accomplishment: 2021 ASA Classic Champion

 


cara kelly | Pro

Hometown: Lapeer, MI

Current Bow: Mathews TRX 34

Favorite Elevation Product: Nerve Field Quiver & Rectrix Release Pouch

Accomplishment: 2021 ASA Shooter of the Year


Brady Hempen | Pro

Hometown: Clarksville, TN

Current Bow: Hoyt Invicta

Favorite Elevation Product: Jetstream XL

Favorite Accomplishment: Making 4 ASA Known Pro shoot-offs in a row

Passions Outside of Archery: Bowhunting, Martial Arts, Sporting Clays

Advice For a New Shooter:

Don’t get discouraged if you aren’t seeing fast results, just trust the process.

 

 

 


robert householder | Pro

Hometown: Slapout, AL

Current Bow: Mathews TRX

Favorite Elevation Product: Mettle Field Quiver

Favorite Accomplishment: Rushmore Rumble 2021

Advice For a New Shooter:

If you are determined and you work hard, it will be a lot of fun.

 


tim gillingham | senior pro

Hometown: Provo, UT

Current Bow: Bowtech Reckoning 38

Favorite Elevation Product: Mettle Field Quiver & Nest Shooter Stool

Started Shooting: 1984 | Started Competing: Right away

Favorite Accomplishment: Seeing shooters take my methods and advice and be successful with it

Passions Outside of Archery: Air Rifle, NRLX Competition, Rifle Competition, Bowhunting

Advice For a New Shooter:

Surround yourself with good shooters and push yourself to compete at the highest level. It will make you improve faster.

 

 


Garrett ayersman | Pro

Hometown: Morgantown, WV

Current Bow: Mathews TRX 40

Favorite Elevation Product: Jetstream Bow Case

Favorite Accomplishment: 2018 ASA Classic Known Pro Win

Advice For a New Shooter:

Start small and learn how to win with your equipment. Don’t change constantly, have an understanding of what makes you perform the best with your equipment.


HANNAH MOOSE | WOMENS KNOWN 50

Hometown: York, PA

Current Bow: Mathews TRX 36

Favorite Elevation Product: Nest Shooter Stool

Favorite Accomplishment: ASA Classic Champion and Shooter of the Year

Passions Outside of Archery: Hunting and fishing

Advice For a New Shooter:

Have fun and enjoy your time on the range, as well as the process of constantly growing and improving.

 

 

 


jon scott | pro

Hometown: Amsterdam, NY

Current Bow: Hoyt Invicta 40

Favorite Elevation Product: Mettle Field Quiver

Favorite Place to Compete: Las Vegas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Andy callaway | open pro

Hometown: Weyauwega, WI

Current Bow: Mathews TRX36

Favorite Elevation Product: Rectrix Release Pouch

Favorite Accomplishment: 2014 Open Pro Rookie of the Year

Passions Outside of Archery: Frisbee Golf, Trip out West every Fall

 

 

 

 

 

 


Richard bowen | pro

Hometown: Rogers, AR

Current Bow: Elite Rezult 36

Favorite Elevation Product: Mettle Field Quiver & Rectrix Release Pouch

Started Shooting: 1992 (12 years old) | Started Competing: 2014

Favorite Accomplishment: First ever 690 to be shot in competition

Passions Outside of Archery: Bowhunting, Camping, Long Range Rifles

Advice For a New Shooter:

Learn to be ok with movement in your scope and learn to shoot many styles of releases (hinges button, tension, etc.) to find what you like the most.

 

 


tony tazza | pro

Hometown: Boswell, PA

Current Bow: Hoyt Invict

Favorite Elevation Product: Nest Shooter Stool

Started Shooting: 1985 | Started Competing: 1995

Favorite Accomplishment: IBO World Champion

Passions Outside of Archery: Old Cars, Trucks

Advice For a New Shooter:

Always believe in your training/ability.


kailey johnston | women’s pro

Hometown: Dublin, GA

Current Bow: Mathews TRX 36

Favorite Elevation Product: Mettle Field Quiver & Rectrix Release Pouch

Started Shooting: 8 years old | Started Competing: 8 years old

Favorite Accomplishment: Several gold, silver, and bronze metals from shooting on world teams

Advice For a New Shooter:

Never give up and always give 100%.

 

 

 

 


lindsay christensen | women’s pro

Hometown: Weston, ID

Current Bow: Prime Nexus 4

Favorite Elevation Product: Rectrix Release Pouch

Started Shooting: 1993 (4 years old) | Started Competing: 1997

Favorite Accomplishment: Being able to harvest three of the four species of Spanish Ibex with my bow. I am hoping to finish the slam eventually.

Advice For a New Shooter:

Set goals!

 

 

 


remington boyer | known pro

Hometown: Sullivan, IN

Current Bow: Mathews TRX 40

Favorite Elevation Product: Mathews Edition Nerve Field Quiver

Favorite Accomplishment: Paris Texas Known Pro Champion

Advice For a New Shooter:

Find a group of local guys to compete and push one another to become better shooters.

 

 

 

 


renee hornbuckle | women’s pro

Hometown: Hayden, AZ

Current Bow: Mathews TRX 34

Favorite Elevation Product: Nerve Field Quiver & Rectrix Release Pouch

Favorite Accomplishment: 3rd Place @ Classic 2020

Advice For a New Shooter:

Stay motivated and believe in yourself always!

 

 

 

 

 


jase boils | pro

Hometown: Albany, KY

Current Bow: Elite Rezult

Favorite Elevation Product: Nerve Field Quiver

Favorite Accomplishment: 2nd Place @ Indoor Nationals

Advice For a New Shooter:

Don’t get down on yourself.

 

 

 

 

 


ella gibson | compound women

Hometown: Cirencester, United Kingdom

Current Bow: Hoyt Invicta 40 SVX

Favorite Elevation Product: Core Release Pouch

Favorite Accomplishment: WA18m World Record in 2019 of 596 or European Indoor Championships Gold Medal

Passions Outside of Archery: Art – painting and drawing – and baking. I almost always bring some baked goods to a competition. My favorite art subject is big cats, especially tigers, but I love drawing or painting anything living.

Advice For a New Shooter:

Work as hard as you can, there are no shortcuts so spend as much time behind the bow as possible and always shoot with a real purpose.

 

 

 


riku van tonder | pro

Hometown: Hamilton New Zealand

Current Bow: Bowtech Reckoning 38

Favorite Elevation Product: Mettle Field Quiver

Favorite Accomplishment: 3rd in the Open Pro at Vegas

Advice For a New Shooter:

Take it easy don’t rush focus on your groupings and how to make them tighter. Learn how your bow works and what makes it perform.

 

 

 

 


shawnn vincent | pro

Hometown: Darrington, WA

Current Bow: Prime Nexus 36

Favorite Elevation Product: Jetstream XL

Favorite Accomplishment: National Outdoor Champion – USA Archery 2021

Passions Outside of Archery: Elk Hunting in Backcountry of Idaho.

Advice For a New Shooter:

Embrace failure, learn from it, succeed.

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