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Magpul to Sponsor the Scholastic Action Shooting Program for 2019

The Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) is pleased to announce that Magpul Industries Corp. will be a Silver Sponsor for 2019.

Kelvin Walton, SASP Director of Development made the following statement; “we are thrilled to have Magpul Industries as a new Silver Sponsor of the SASP Program. “

Magpul was founded in 1999 with the intent of developing a simple device to aid in the manipulation of rifle magazines while reloading under stress. The company’s name comes from this original product called the Magpul®. Over the last twenty years Magpul has continued to grow and develop using much the same mission and process with a focus on innovation, simplicity, and efficiency.

Scott Reed, Director of Marketing for Magpul Industries Corp. added the following, “Magpul is proud to be part of the team supporting the Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation. The SSSF’s commitment to youth development through shooting sports programs and its emphasis on building character make it more than just a firearms training organization for young shooting enthusiasts. Its focus on shooting skills and responsibility with firearms, combined with its emphasis on citizenship, are a great match with the Magpul Team’s values.”

For more information on Magpul visit their website at www.magpul.com

Walton Added as New SASP Director of Development

The Scholastic Shooting Sports Foundation is pleased to announce Mr. Kelvin Walton is joining the Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) staff as Director of Development. Walton will report to Rick Leach, SASP National Director.

“SASP is excited to have Kelvin join our staff and help grow SASP,” said Leach. “Kelvin’s past business experience as well as serving as both a SASP and a SCTP coach gives him the knowledge to explain both our youth development programs to schools, future athletes, and coaches as he works with them to get more athletes participating in our safe and enjoyable sport.”

After 20 years of full time military and law enforcement service, Kelvin spent the last 8 years as a manager with a global private security company.  He will be able to utilize his strong management, leadership and organizational skill to help grow SASP.  Kelvin is pursuing his master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in non-profits.

Kelvin was a longtime youth baseball coach and started out as a parent volunteer with SCTP and SASP. He is an assistant trap and pistol coach with Ozaukee Scholastic Shooting Sports (WI) and holds current  NRA Level 1 Pistol coach, Level 1 Trap coach, and Range Safety Officer certifications.  Kelvin has assisted with SASP and Pheasants Forever banquets.  He also works with local veterans groups and helped coordinate a fundraising trap shoot for Healing Patriots.

“I am excited to be part of SASP and promoting youth shooting sports,” said Walton. “I look forward to working with existing teams and helping new teams start up. ”

Walton’s first day with the SASP will be April 9th and he will be working primarily from his home office in Grafton, WI.

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