Paul Phillips is the Adjutant of the US Rifle Team. He served in the United States Marine Corp as an Infantryman and earned his Combat Action Ribbon. After the service, Paul earned a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University while also winning the 1996 NRA Long Range Collegiate Championship. Later, he graduated top of his class in FBI sniper school. Since then, he has won Gold Medals as a shooting member of both the 2009 and 2013 World Championship teams, four America Match teams and Ten National Championship teams. Paul has set, tied or broken over 45 NRA National Shooting Records and earned his International Distinguished Shooting Badge #19 in 2016. Paul started shooting ELR in 2016, and won the King of 2 Miles as the wind coach. His contagious interest, and success, in pushing the boundaries of ELR has helped generate growing interest in the sport!