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 Arrow Pen Maker
Justice Overbay – Professional Vending Machine Stocker
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.
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.
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 the 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.
Jenifer Jameson – Online Sales/Event Director
Jenifer is new to archery but was hooked from the moment she picked up a bow. She likes the challenge of shooting and enjoys the competitive nature of tournaments and events.
Casey Anderson- Bow Technician
Casey began archery at age 15 through the local 4H program. He has experienced the adrenaline rush that accompanies competitive shooting and hunting. He strives to share that same feeling with others interested in the sport. Archery is Casey’s escape from the stresses of school.
Fun Fact: Shed hunting is Casey’s favorite outdoor activity.
Dylan Jameson- Bow Technician-Level 1 Coach
Dylan started shooting a bow at 10 years old. He especially loves competing in target archery events. He enjoys all aspects of the sport and is a Level 1 Certified Instructor so he can share his knowledge with new archers. Dylan’s favorite thing about archery is getting to meet amazing people that share a love of the sport.
Fun Fact: Dylan holds a retired record for the NM Explorer cub male archery division.