Robert Vogel (marksman)
Robert Vogel is a professional marksman, competition shooter, and national/world champion.
Vogel was born and raised in rural Ohio. He started shooting and hunting when he was young. After graduating from high school, he entered the police academy, and graduated as valedictorian of his class after two years. During his time in the academy, Vogel started shooting competitively in IDPA. In September 2001, Vogel finished first out of 19 shooters at his first pistol match. In 2002, he graduated from Rhodes State College with an associate Degree in Applied Science/Criminal Justice.
Vogel won the USPSA National Championship in the Production Division two years in a row (2008 and 2009). In 2011, he won the Limited-10 Division. He has also won two world championships in Production and Stock-Pistol Division. He is currently ranked as a Grand Master in four USPSA Divisions, and as a Distinguished Master in four IDPA Divisions.
- IPSC World Champion (Production)
- IDPA World Champion (Stock Pistol)
- 3x USPSA National Champion (Production & Limited 10)
- 4x IDPA National Champion (Stock, Enhanced, Custom)
- 5x IDPA Indoor National Champion (Stock & Enhanced)
- IPSC National Champion (Production)
- Pro-Am Professional Champion (Limited & Open)
- IDPA Carolina Cup Champion
- 6x USPSA Area Champion (Areas 5,6,8)
- 10x Indiana State Champion (USPSA & IDPA)
- 6x Ohio State Champion (USPSA & IDPA)
- 7x Michigan State Champion (USPSA & IDPA)
- 6x IDPA Great Lakes Regional Champion