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Joe Fanchin

Archery

Name: Joe Fanchin
Sport: Archery 
Discipline: Recurve
Height: 6’2”
Current Residence: San Diego, California

Education: University of Southern California - Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering

Career Highlights:

Collegiate Events
  • California State Indoor - Gold Medal 2007
  • West Region Collegiate - Gold Medal 2007
  • Collegiate All-American - 2007
  • Collegiate National Championships - Team Bronze Medalist (USIAC) 2007
  • West Region Collegiate - Silver Medal 2009
  • World University Archery Championships - 5th place 2010
  • World University Games - 9th place 2011
National Events
  • Gator Cup - Bronze Medal 2011
  • U.S. National Target Championships - Bronze Medal 2011
  • Noreaster - Silver Medal 2012
  • So Cal Showdown - Gold Medal 2012
  • Gator Cup - Silver Medal 2013
  • U.S. Open - Bronze Medal 2013
World Cup Series:
  • Porec, Croatia Stage 1 - Team Gold Medalist 2011
  • Antalya, Turkey Stage 2 - Team Bronze Medalist 2011
  • Ogden, Utah Stage 3 - Team Gold Medalist 2011
  • Ogden, Utah Stage 3 - Individual Bronze Medal 2011
  • Shanghai, China Stage 4 - Team Gold Medalist 2011
  • Shanghai, China Stage 4 - Individual Gold Medal 2011
  • World Cup Final - 5th place 2011
  • Shanghai, China Stage 1 - Team Gold Medalist 2012
  • Wroclaw, Poland Stage 4 - Team Silver Medalist 2013
Other International:
  • 3rd Asian Grand Prix - Team Silver Medalist, Taipei, Taiwan 2010
  • London Test Event - Team Gold Medalist 2011
  • Pan-American Games - Team Gold Medalist Guadalajara, Mexico 2011
  • World Championships - Team Gold Medalist Antalya-Belek, Turkey 2013
Teams:
  • USC Archery Team 2006-2009
  • World University Archery Championship Team 2010
  • US Archery Team (USAT) 2011
  • World Championship Team 2011
  • World University Games Team 2011
  • Pan-American Games Team 2011
  • US Archery Team (USAT) 2012
  • US Olympic Team Alternate 2012
  • US Archery Team (USAT) 2013
  • World Championship Team 2013
  • US Archery Team (USAT) 2014
  • Highest National Rank - 2nd
  • Highest International Rank - 6th

Fun Facts: Joe started shooting National Field Archery Association (NFAA) field archery tournaments when he was in grade school (compound fingers class) with his uncle, who was a bowhunter. Continued through high school with the San Diego Archers until he got to college, where he switched to the Olympic Recurve class and began competing with the USC Archery Club. Joe is the co-owner of SoCal Custom Bows - a painting company for the customization of archery products. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering, and continues to pursue this career while shooting professionally. Joe loves all sports and maintaining fitness and athletic skill in general. 


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