Daniel Cannard
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    Daniel Cannard

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hampton, Va.

    High School:
    Bethel

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Air/Smallbore

    Birthdate:
    02/11/1987

    2006-07: Started his sophmore season off with a personal record of 570 in October ... went on to top that PR with 576 in Reno, UTEP and Wyoming round robin Nov. 11 ... finished season with a 579 in smallbore Pan American Games tryouts, Dec. 1 ... attended the 2007 Junior Olympic Championships. 2006-07: Started his sophomore season off with an air rifle personal record of 570 in October ... went on to top that PR with a 580 vs. Reno, Nov. 12 ... finished season with a 579 in air rifle at the Pan American Games tryouts, Dec. 1 ... attended the 2007 Junior Olympic Championships. 2005-06: Had a freshman PR of 563 ... set PR at UTEP match, Jan. 21 ... scored 560 in air rifle at the 2006 NCAA Qualifiers.

    Before Air Force: Bethel High School team won every event in the Old Dominion Junior Rifle League ... Bethel High School JROTC rifle team captain 2003-04 ... Bethel rifle coach was First Sergeant Billy Martin ... earned three letters in tennis and was coached by Dee Fertita ... member of the National Honor Society ... graduated #2 of 500 ... served Army JROTC. Shot and coached for the Lafayette Gun Club Junior Rifle Team at the same time, competing in Smallbore, Air, and High Power rifle, as well as bullseye pistol and trap (shotgun)...coaches were Don Rumbler, Jim Crawford, Patty and Collie Harris, LCDR Matthew Bartel, Don Ridenhour, Don Blackwell, and LtC Chris Walker. Academy: Major is political science with a minor in philosophy ... made the dean's list his freshman year and Commandant's list his sophomore year ... served as Guidon Bearer during his sophomore year as well as major training events clerk and flight clerk ... is currently his CS28's standards and evaluation NCO ... wants to become a fighter pilot and enter politics after his military career ... member of the 2007 Sports Camps cadre, and received one of 4 honorable recommendations for exceptional work ethic at its completion ... participated in Operation Air Force at Ramstein, Germany.

    Personal: Parents are Steven Cannard and Marie Weatherman ... has two sisters, Rebekah and Rachel ... uncle Col. Kevin Cannard is an Army neurosurgeon.

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