||Director through July 31, 2012
Elected by Youth Committee
Tommy Gann’s 40-plus-year involvement with the sport of bowling is marked by his service as a volunteer administrator at the local, state and national levels. A member of the Sapulpa (Okla.) Bowling Association Hall of Fame, Gann has served as Sapulpa BA president since 1986. He was an American Bowling Congress director for six years and a member of the Young American Bowling Alliance Board of Directors for five years. Gann serves as the commissioner of high school bowling in Oklahoma and was chairman of the ABC/WIBC Collegiate Committee. He was awarded the Gordon Teigen Meritorious Service Award in 2010 by the Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association. He was selected as the 2004 Jim Thorpe Man of the Year for bowling for the state of Oklahoma. The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant impact or has attained an exceptional degree of accomplishment in a sport as a major contributor, administrator, leader, path maker or competitor in the state of Oklahoma. Away from bowling, Gann is a retired teacher, coach and assistant principal at Sand Springs Schools and currently is employed as a loan officer at Great Plains Mortgage in Tulsa, Okla. He is a member of the National Education Association and the Oklahoma Education Association, in addition to being a member of the Oklahoma Coaches Association. He and wife Leah have two children. He enjoys family time, travel and coaching youth bowlers.