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Experience and success is why you should consider me to be your bowling coach. I've received numerous national coaching awards with regards to my helping countless bowlers improve -- including some who have gone on to make Team USA and Junior Team USA!
My coaching style is designed to adapt to all types of bowling styles and skill levels. Whether your average is high or low, right or left handed... or two handed, my coaching techniques have proven successful with bowlers all over the world.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has selected me as their 2010 & 2012 National Developmental Coach of the Year. This is the first time anyone from the bowling industry has been selected for a national award from the USOC. Since the USOCs Development Coach of the Year award is open to all coaches, and that it covers every sport (47 in total) in the U.S. Olympic system, it is arguably one of the most significant coaching awards in all of sports.
U.S. High School Bowling Foundation - www.ushsbf.org
The U.S. High School Bowling
Foundation (USHSBF), an IRS 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, was
formally founded in 2012. Like it's name suggests, the USHSBF was created
to promote and grow high school bowling throughout the country. The
USHSBF has established high school bowling scoring records for 32 differents
States (so far) and also established the National
300/800 Honor Roll featuring 1,138 - 300 games and 146
- 800 series from 30 different States..
In 2016, the USHSBF hosted the first-ever 2016 U.S. High
School Bowling National ChampionshipTM
in Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This was the first of what is an
annual summertime event closing out the high school bowling season.
U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM
will be hosted in Smyrna, Tennessee. Next year, St. Clair Bowl in Fairview
Heights, Illinois will host the 2018 U.S. High School Bowling National
ChampionshipTM. As for 2019 and 2020 U.S.
High School Bowling National ChampionshipsTM
venues from Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh), Ohio (Dayton & Columbus)
and Indiana (Indianapolis) are being considered.
Gianmarc Manzione, Senior
Editor for the Bowlers Journal International (BJI) magazine,
wrote a very nice article titled "Dream Deferred No Longer"
about the creation of the 2016 U.S. High School Bowling National ChampionshipTM
in the July '16 issue of BJI..
In 2010, I founded high school bowling in Broward County. Working with the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA), together we created a high school bowling program that is a varsity sport at the state level, yet is only intramural (non-varsity) in the county. Numerous Broward County high schools have registered for bowling with the FHSAA; and there are many more to come. The 2015-16 school year not only marks the 6th season of Broward County High School Bowling, but it is also FHSAA District 15 for the third year.
Broward County high school bowling has produced the 2013 FHSAA Girls State "Singles" Champion and two girls selections to the 2013-14 USBC/Dexter All-American High School team. Click here to learn more about this innovative high school bowling program, Broward County High School Bowling.
I am also the former Head Coach of Gulliver Preparatory School's boys and girls varsity bowling teams. From 2006-07 through 2009-10 (2 years as a volunteer coach and 2 years as head coach) Gulliver Prep bowlers enjoyed numerous successes. These included: 2 State Singles Titles, 1 State Academic Championship, 1 District Team Championship, and 3 District Team Runner-ups.
With my coaching, bowlers have gone on to win numerous medals and tournament titles. The ultimate coaching success came when the Thailand National Bowling Team won its country's first-ever world championship GOLD medal during the 1995 FIQ World Championships in Reno!
From individual lessons to group seminars, I'm available for all types of coaching. I can travel to any city in the United States, or any country around the world. My clinics and seminars can be customized to target any caliber of bowler. My specialty, however, is individualized one-on-one instruction. Whether you are new to bowling or are training for professional tournaments and/or trying to qualify for a national team, I am the best at helping you get the most out of you!
Clinics, WorkShops and Super Seminars
Since 1997, I've hosted WorldMike WorkShops and Super Seminars throughout South Florida as well as other States across the country. My workshops and seminars are designed to be a focused learning platform targeting various topics and skill levels.
WorldMike WorkShops are single topic coaching events that typically include one presentation lasting approximately 1 hour along with 1 or more hours of bowling.
Super Seminars can be either 1-day or 2-day events that cover up to 6 different topics. Each presentation lasts up to1 hour along with providing up to 4 hours of bowling. Depending on the price package, each bowler may also receive a premium bowling ball..
Last update on April 29, 2017