Minnesota Trapshooting Association
MTA Hall Of Fame
MINNESOTA TRAPSHOOTING ASSOCIATION
Minnesota Trapshooting Hall of Fame
Since 1969, Denny has shot at 100,000+ singles, 75,000+ handicap and 47,000+ doubles targets. During that time, Denny has won trophies at the State Shoot, Spring Grand, Golden West Grand, and many other shoots.
He has been on the All-State team eight times, He was a member of the MTA Board of Directors from 1981-91 and served as MTA President in 1989-90.
In addition to his many individual accomplishments, Denny has been instrumental in guiding many kids in the sport of trapshooting. He began with his own three daughters during the 70’s and most recently with his grandson during the 90’s. In 1981, he helped to get the Youth League started at the Central Minnesota Gun Club.
In 1989 he took the Monticello Youth League Senior High Team to the Grand. In the past six years, 1992-1997, he has taken several youth teams from Annandale Conservation Club to the State Shoot and to the National Championships at the Grand.
During these years, his teams have earned four first places and one second place at the State Shoot and two first places and five second places at the Grand.
Denny enjoys sharing his sportsmanship and techniques of trapshooting with the kids just as he has enjoyed learning from all the friends and acquaintances he has met during the past 29 summers.