Entries by Ryan Ross


There were several topics/questions of discussion during this seminar. One topic was “What successes has your association had recently?”. Our association had success with the 700-800 tournament with several items raffled. Another success we had was the increase in numbers for the Mixed Doubles Tournament where we saw an overall increase in bowlers. Some of […]

Coaching Clinics

Why are bowlers leaving the sport? Many reasons come to mind. Maybe it is the cost of bowling per season. Maybe the season is just too long. In my opinion, the reason that people leave has to do with the fact that they just don’t get any better. The seminar I chose to report about […]

Planning for Success

Local associations around the county have been a staple in supporting organized bowling for over 100 years. The volunteer structure that has powered associations for all these years go through changes as new people recognize their ability to help the sport through their association. To help associations become more equipped for change and to expand […]

USBC Annual Meeting Reports

We heard several excellent reports from our attendees to the USBC Annual Meeting.  Here they are again if you would like to read them. Fran Reus  – Planning for Success Fran Reus – Networking Matt Jelsma – Coaching Clinics

Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Elections

The Annual Meeting was held on May 14 at Westgate Bowl at 7:00pm. Thank you to all those who attended last nights Annual Meeting. We had about 50 in attendance. We heard several excellent reports from the USBC Annual Meeting in Nebraska (which will be posted online soon), elected 1 president, elected 5 officers, and […]

A Future for the Sport

Youth Programs provide a future for the Sport Over the next two months we will focus on promoting Youth bowling through our A Future for the Sport campaign. When you think about it, isn’t that the core of what A Future for the Sport says? Learn more here