Background of the Coachwell


Coachwell is established by the former Finnish Shooting Association Head Coach Kimmo Yli-Jaskari in the beginning of the year 2001. It is specializing in the coaching, training and educational services among the Shooting Sports.

Yli-Jaskari as a Head Coach was the responsible person of the international top level shooting in Finland. He was in charge of all the major disciplines: rifle, pistol, running target and clay target. In his supervision Finland raised to number 6. in the World Championships medal chart in Barcelona 1998. During his period Finland achieved also an Olympic medal in the Sydney 2000 Olympics after 16 years of pause not to mention the numerous medals from the European and World Championships won by the Finnish Shooting Team.

Earlier he was taking care of the Coach education and Junior shooting in the Finnish Shooting Association. He worked in the Association during the years 1988-2000.

Kimmo Yli-Jaskari is one of the 10 persons in the World who have achieved the ISSF Coaches A -license. He is also an ISSF Training Academy Instructor.

Yli-Jaskari has been a personal coach to a large number of shooters and recently worked as the Head Coach of the Finnish Olympic Shooting Team in the Sydney 2000 Olympics.

He is a Master of Science (Physical Education) from the Jyväskylä University and he has a Professional Coaches Degree from the Finnish Sports Institute. His own special area is rifle shooting.