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James Pauley

Coach James Pauley is a renowned shooting coach and Master Shooter who is currently the world’s top ranked free throw shooter.  He is a four time NBSA National Masters Invitational (over 25 years of age) Free Throw Champion as well as a four time Huntsman/NBSA World Senior Free Throw Champion (over 50 years of age).

Coach Pauley has made 1000+ free throws in a row 28 times with a personal best 3,623. His shooting accomplishments aren’t limited to free throw shooting. He has also made 100+ consecutive three pointers 30 times with a best of 283 in a row!  He won the “Coaches Challenge” at the 2013 Final Four which included both free throws and three pointers; he set the World Hot Shot record in 2014; and he recorded the only perfect score in the history of the Huntsman World Senior Games making every shot in the Free Throw/3 Point Challenge in 2018.