Meet the Owners of Hit or Miss Archery
Neil Overbay – Owner
Neil has been shooting a bow for 24 years and hunting for two decades. He loves the physical and mental challenge of bowhunting, and the adrenaline that you get running through your veins is like nothing else. One of his favorite aspects of owning Hit or Miss Archery is being able to help someone get set up with a new bow that has never shot before. Seeing them smile from ear to ear the first time the arrow hits the mark is an amazing feeling!
Fun Fact: Neil has to have a bowl of kids’ cereal and a bowl of ice cream before he goes to sleep every night.
Julee Overbay – Owner
Julee has been shooting a bow for 18 years. Her favorite part about bow hunting is the challenge of the sport, as well as the community of archers who are willing to support each other.
Fun Fact: Julee loves to help other women get involved in the sport of archery.
Uriah Overbay – Professional Target Mover
Justice Overbay – Professional Target Mover
Meet the Staff of Hit or Miss Archery
Miss Deb – Bookkeeper
Deb is not only a bookkeeper at Hit or Miss; she’s also Neil’s mom! She has been shooting for five years, and really loves how many people she’s met in the sport.
Fun Fact: She’s the best cook EVER!
Mike Tafoya – Shop Manager
Mike has 10 years of archery experience. His favorite thing about archery is seeing the arrow fly and hit its mark — proof of all the practice and hard work you’ve put into shooting. Mike enjoys long freezing walks to harvest an animal with his bow.
Fun Fact: I am a secret gangster rapper.
Jesse Griego – Archery Technician
For 12 years, Jesse has been bowhunting, not only for the sport, but to provide food for himself, his family, and his friends. He enjoys the challenge of trying to harvest an animal and having success with a compound bow. Jesse’s favorite part of working at Hit or Miss Archery is setting up kids and adults to shoot their first big game animal and learning about their success.
Fun Fact: Jesse is an avid snowboarder and is known in some circles as “Rico Suave”.
Cody Mexicano – Archery Technician
Cody has been shooting since he was eight years old and has been an archery technician for 15 years. He loves that archery is a way to get away from the stresses of life and let his mind be free. He also loves teaching people how to shoot a bow for the first time and showing them how much fun the sport can be.
Fun Fact: Chasing coyotes in the winter is Cody’s passion.
Cassidy Cox – Professional Archery Coach
Cassidy started shooting when she was 6. Her dad and brother bow hunted; so when they were practicing for hunting season, they would take her to the shop with them. After lots of practice made the USA Archery Team and has been on the team for 6 years.
Fun Fact: My favorite food is my mom’s beef enchiladas with red chile and potatoes.
Ethan Romero – Archery Technician
Ethan started shooting when he was 6. He loves archery because it is very calming and therapeutic.
Fun Fact: Ethan does not wear short sleeves.
Josiah Wiggins – Archery Technician
Josiah has been shooting a bow for 3 1/2 years. He loves archery because it brings people together from all walks of life to compete to be the best shooter you can possibly be.
Fun Fact: Tacos are his favorite food.
Zane Rakes – Archery Technician
I started shooting a bow in 1986. I have experience hunting with compound and recurve bows and I really enjoy shooting with both. My hunting background comprises several elk and a bison. The thing I love most about archery is the mental aspect; discipline, focus, and accuracy.
Fun Fact: I used to do a lot of running including several trail marathons. I ran the Pikes Peak ascent 7 times, including a double (13.1 1/2 Marathon on a Saturday and full marathon 26.2 miles on a Sunday).
Favorite Food: I love to cook, particularly French food. My favorite is paella with chicken, shrimp, and chorizo.
Marcos Montano – Archery Technician
I have been shooting a bow for 15 years. The feeling you get when an arrow hits the target perfectly is unmatched. I love helping people with their equipment set up and achieving the feeling of the perfect shot. Archery is my absolute passion and I want to share that with everyone I come in fact with.
Favorite Food: Ramen noodles. I like the package to be not too hot and not too cold. I like the noodles to be lukewarm with a side of pretzels and gatorade.