Diane Sorantino

PRO STATS

  • DOB: 04/26/1963
  • Height: 5'7"
  • Hometown: Cape May, NJ
  • Residence: Cape May, NJ
  • Gun: Beretta A400
  • Ammunition: Fiocchi 1 oz Crusher
  • Glasses: Randolph Ranger Falcon Pro
  • Ear Plugs: ESP
  • Dominant Hand: R
  • Dominant Eye: R
  • Coach: Anthony Matarese
  • Years Shooting: 19
  • Profession: Law Enforcement (RETIRED), Pro Shooter/Instructor
  • Company: City of Cape May Police Department
  • Title: Chief of Police (RETIRED)

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Qualified for 2014, 2015, and 2016 PSCA Pro Tour
  • Ladies World FITASC Champion
  • 2 time Ladies World English Champion (most recently in 2014)
  • Member of the National Sporting Clays HALL OF FAME, San Antonio, TX
  • Member of the South Jersey All Sports Hall of Fame, Bridgeton, NJ
  • 16 times New Jersey State Ladies Champion
  • **2012 High Overall NJ State Champion (including the men)
  • 15 time member NSCA Ladies 1st TEAM ALL-AMERICAN
  • 16 time member of NSCA United States Shooting Team (TEAM USA)
  • 28 International Medals:
  • 7 Gold - 4 Silver – 3 Bronze medals in International Competition (Individual)
  • 12 Gold – 1 Silver – 1 Bronze medals in International Competition (TEAM USA)
  • 3 times NSCA National Championships – Ladies Champion
  • 5 times US OPEN Championships – Ladies Champion
  • **Recently featured on the Brotherhood Outdoors Sportsman’s Show: Texas Hogs and Quail Hunting

SPONSORS

  • Beretta USA
  • Fiocchi Ammunition
  • Randolph Ranger
  • Briley Chokes
  • ESP Hearing Protection

Diane has been the Chief of Police of Cape May City, NJ for the last 12 years with her retirement as of January 1, 2014. This is on top of 26 years of total service as a police officer.

Diane has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration and also is a Graduate of FBI National Academy – Session #226 and a Graduate of West Point Command and Leadership. She is a life member of the New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association (PBA Local #59) along with membership in the Mid-Atlantic Association of Women in Law Enforcement, South Jersey Chiefs of Police Association (Past President), Cape May County Chiefs of Police Association and New Jersey State Chiefs of Police Association. Awards outside of shooting have included the 2002 Mid Atlantic Assoc. of Women in Law Enforcement – Leadership Award and 2011 International Assoc. of Women in Law Enforcement -Officer of the Year Award.

Diane has seventeen years in the National Sporting Clays Association shooting Sporting Clays and FITASC with over 40 years overall in shooting and hunting. Diane has been a Beretta sponsored shooter since 2000. With retirement, Diane will utilize some of her extra time as an Association Shooting Instructor for the AIM Shooting School.