Philadelphia Youth Coach to Receive David Dahms Award

March 18th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Barbara Council-Armstead of Philadelphia, a United States Bowling Congress Silver coach who has been involved with youth bowling for more than two decades, has been selected to receive the 2015 David Dahms Coach of the Year Award. The award is named in honor of the coach who was instrumental in the creation of the Junior […]

Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo Adds Sponsors

February 20th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The 5th annual Turbo Tech Collegiate Expo is set for July 8-10 at Town & Country Lanes in Joliet, Ill. This year, more sponsors than ever before are getting involved in this college-recruiting event. Sponsors returning for 2015 include: • 900 Global • Bowlers Journal International magazine • Brunswick • Columbia 300 • Dexter • […]

2015 Bowler’s Ed Grants Awarded

February 13th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

As part of the International Bowling Campus’s (IBC) continuing effort to help enhance the lives of others through the sport of bowling, the Bowler’s Ed program awards six grants in the form of mobile bowling equipment to schools and organizations across the country. The Mobile Bowling Equipment program annually helps schools, parks and recreation departments, […]

Check out the Feb. 2015 Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

February 12th, 2015 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Check out the Feb. 2015 Issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive!

The first issue of Bowlers Journal Interactive of 2015 is here, and we’re celebrating! Celebrating the PBA Tournament of Champions, that is, which is enjoying its 50th anniversary this month with the PBA Barbasol Tournament of Champions at Woodland Bowl in Indianapolis. Be sure to check out PBA Xtra, where we provide video and insight […]

Jayhawk’s Russ Wilson Elected President of IBPSIA

January 30th, 2015 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Russ Wilson of Jayhawk Bowling Supply in Lawrence, Kan., has been elected President of the International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association.  Wilson, as well as other new officers and board members, will begin serving immediately. “I feel that being elected as President is a tremendous honor,” Wilson said. “I will do whatever I can […]

Remembering David Jennings

October 26th, 2014 by GIANMARC MANZIONE | Comments Off

Remembering David Jennings

David Jennings, who had worked with the Kegel company since its founding in 1981, passed away on Oct. 17 after a brief battle with cancer. He was 59. The loss comes less than two years after Kegel’s founder and visionary leader, John Davis, died of a heart attack on January 25, 2013. If Davis was […]

5th Grade Paper on Lane Oil

September 26th, 2014 by admin | Comments Off

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USBC Introduces Subscription-Based Online Coaching Through Bowling Academy

September 24th, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The United States Bowling Congress is now in the online instruction business. The initiative has been introduced under the USBC Bowling Academy banner, and offers bowlers online access to top coaches. According to a news release on, the academy “is an online collection of instructional videos featuring Team USA, USBC-certified Gold coaches and top […]

Shockley on Board as BowlersMart Expands

August 28th, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

The BowlersMart pro shop chain has announced the addition of USBC Gold level coach Richard Shockley to its staff. Shockley, a former Team USA National Team Assistant Coach and former Team USA Junior National Team Head Coach, was a part of the inaugural USA Bowling Gold Coach class of 1999. “While BowlersMart’s core business is […]

Collegiate Coach Dorion Dies

July 30th, 2014 by bobjohnson | Comments Off

Dan Dorion, who coached Saginaw Valley State University to four national collegiate championships, died last night of an apparent heart attack. He was 70. Dorion-led teams captured national titles in 1991, 1997, 2006 and 2007, and his teams produced 23 collegiate All-Americans, including PBA champion Bill O’Neill. “Dan is an extremely passionate man, and with […]