||Director through July 31, 2012
Elected by Athletes Advisory Council
Vernon Peterson, of Lake Wales, Fla., has been the manager of the Kegel Connection Pro Shop in Winter Haven, Fla., since 2004 and has been a top-tier bowler for two decades. A three-time member of Team USA (1997-1999), Peterson was the 1996 U.S. Amateur champion. He helped Team USA to the team silver medal at the 1999 World Tenpin Bowling Association World Championships in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. At the 1997 Pan American Bowling Confederation Championships in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, he helped Team USA to gold medals in the trios and team events. A USBC Silver level coach, Peterson has been in the pro shop business for more than 17 years. He has more than 40 career 300 games and more than 20 career 800 series.