Shannon Kay

STATE

REGION

PRS ID

PART OF

Tennessee

Southeast

#117

2019 PRO Series , 2019 Regional Series

FAVORITE GEAR

Scope Kahles K525i 5-25x56
Cartridge 6mm Dasher
Action Curtis Custom
Stock Manners
Trigger Trigger Tech
Brass Alpha
Brake American Precision Arms (APA)
Bipod Harris
Tripod Really Right Stuff
Bag Armageddon Gear (or Reasor Precision)
Rangefinder Vectronix
Gunsmith GA Precision
Mount Badger

SHOOTER BIO

Captain Shannon Kay is the owner, primary instructor and administers all precision rifle courses taught by K&M Shooting Complex. Shannon is still serving on active duty in the U.S. Army. Over the past 20 years he has operated in both conventional and Special Operation units, with multiple deployments in support of the Global War on Terror. Shannon has served as an Infantryman, Team Leader, Sniper, Sniper Team Leader, Squad Leader, Scout Team Leader, Sniper Section Leader, Sniper Instructor, Platoon Sergeant, Platoon Leader, Scout Platoon Leader, Ranger Instructor and Company Commander. Shannon is a graduate of both US Army Sniper School and Special Operations Target Interdiction Course. Throughout his career Shannon has expertly trained hundreds of students while instructing at the US Army Sniper School and has traveled the country conducting mobile training courses for snipers, designated marksman and close quarters marksmanship. Shannon assisted with revising the US Army FM 23-10 (Sniper Training) to what is now FM 3-22.10 (Sniper Training and Operations). He was also involved in the development of the provisional US Army Sniper Advanced Course MTT and the Sniper Employment Course. Shannon participated in the initial testing and fielding of the M110 SASS. Subsequently he facilitated the addition of the M110 curriculum into the US Army Sniper Course. In 2005 Shannon expanded his training and started instructing local law enforcement and civilians privately using their own facilities and by word of mouth. In 2011 he opened K&M Precision Rifle Training and was the chief designer of the now Core Shooting Center. In 2015 Shannon designed, built and relocated his operations to his expanded flagship facility, the K&M Shooting Complex in Finger, Tennessee. Throughout the years Shannon has worked in research and development with the industries top manufacturers. He has designed reticles for US Optics and Kahles Optics. He has also assisted in numerous other projects across the entire spectrum of the precision rifle discipline. Shannon is an avid competitive shooter when his military schedule allows time. He as had numerous 1st place finishes in the nation’s major PRS precision rifle matches and has led the PRS professional season points standings. Shannon served on the Precision Rifle Series Committee promoting and assisting with the growth and development of the precision rifle discipline through local and national level competitions from 2012-15. In 2016, he founded the Southeastern Precision Rifle Club Association to continue to increase opportunities for the long range shooting community. Shannon has been shooting for GA Precision since 2005 and is also sponsored by Kahles Optics, OTM, JLK Bullets, Bushnell Tactical, Badger Ordinance, Bartlein Barrels, Manners Stocks, SureFire, Defiance Action and Shooters World Powder.


BOLT GUN MATCHES (17)

RESULT MATCH SCORE PRS RESULTS
#3 Dec. 8, 2017 2017 PRS Finale Camargo, Oklahoma 164.000 98.204
#5 Sept. 29, 2017 Alabama Precision Charity Challenge Carbon Hill, Alabama 129.000 94.161
#2 Sept. 2, 2017 The CORE Fall Classic Baker, Florida 166.000 98.225
#3 Aug. 12, 2017 MPA Summer Shootout Presented by Leupold 141.000 95.270
#7 July 14, 2017 Heatstroke Open Camargo, Oklahoma 198.000 93.839
#2 April 28, 2017 Alabama Precision Rifle Challenge Carbon Hill, Alabama 137.000 98.561
#2 April 8, 2017 Masterpiece Arms Precision Rifle Shootout 135.000 99.265
#2 March 11, 2017 2017 Accuracy International Long Range Classic hosted by CORE Baker, Florida 151.000 96.178
#7 Jan. 27, 2017 2016 PRS Finale Presented by Bushnell Barksdale, Texas 134.000 182.313
#4 June 10, 2016 Alabama Precision Rifle Challenge presented by Remington 287.000 89.130
#9 April 9, 2016 Woody's Spring PRS Match presented by Bergara New Hill, North Carolina 560.100 82.368
#8 March 18, 2016 Long Range Shooters Experience LRSE presented by Defiance Actions 140.000 93.750
WON March 5, 2016 2016 Accuracy International Long Range Classic hosted by CORE Baker, Florida 143.000 100.000
#11 Sept. 29, 2012 Surefire TBRC Invitational 1367.600 89.370
WON Aug. 11, 2012 Precision Tactical Solutions Cookeville, Tennessee 236.200 100.000
WON June 2, 2012 Louisiana Tactical Precision Rifle Challenge 161.654 100.000
WON May 13, 2012 Kentucky Precision Rifle Challenge Park City, Kentucky 550.000 100.000

REGIONAL SERIES / ONE DAY MATCHES (1)

RESULT MATCH SCORE PRS RESULTS
#5 Feb. 20, 2016 Alabama Precision Shooters Birmingham, Alabama 111.000 47.034