EAST ALTON, Ill. (April 8, 2019) — Zach Kienbaum, one of the most decorated sporting clay target shooters in the world is now a member of Team Winchester. Kienbaum will represent The American Legend, competing exclusively with the famous Winchester AA® shotgun shells.
“I have a history with Winchester dating back to when I first started shooting; it is tremendous to continue my shooting career with such a legendary brand,” said Kienbaum. “The opportunity to represent Winchester in competition and when instructing others has always been a lifetime goal.”
For decades, some of the most dominant, competitive target shooters in the world have relied on Winchester ammunition products. Kienbaum competes at more than 25 events around the globe, including the National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) ‘Championship Tour’.
“Zach is a tremendous shooter and ambassador for the shooting sports and we are very proud that he will now be a part of Team Winchester,” said Matt Campbell, vice president sales and marketing for Winchester Ammunition.
About Zach Kienbaum—Zach started shooting sporting clays competitively in California with his dad in 1990. He grew up shooting at his local club, River Road Sporting Clays, which hosted some of earliest sporting clay and FITASC competitions in America. He competed heavily throughout his junior years and into the Open class until 2001, winning countless accolades along the way. From 2002-2004, Zach worked in the vegetable industry in his hometown of Salinas, California, putting his shooting career on hold. In 2007, Zach moved to Southern California and began coaching and shooting full time at Triple B Clays Shotgun Sports Park. Triple B Clays, being one of the busiest gun clubs in the country, allowed Zach to learn to become a great “teacher” and hone his craft before starting to coach on a National scale.
In 2012, Zach moved to Houston, Texas, and began traveling extensively to competitions around the world. Zach has been shooting on an international level since 1995 and has accumulated countless championships as an individual and for the USA.
- 6x NSCA All-American Open Team Captain
- 24x NSCA All-American
- 19x NSCA Team USA member
- Former World, National, and US Open Junior Champion
- Multiple National Championship & US Open Main Event HOA podium finishes
- 4x top five World FITASC finishes
- 2014 & 2018 World FITASC Silver Medal
- First California State Hall of Fame inductee
- 6x California State HOA Champion
- 5x Time Zone 7 (Western Regional) HOA Champion
- 4x US Western Open HOA Champion
- North American FITASC HOA Champion
- 2x Seminole Cup HOA Champion
- Diamond Classic HOA Champion
- Texas State HOA Champion
- 2x Delaware River Classic HOA Champion
- North Central Regional Champion
- 2018 National Sporting Clays Champion
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