Chad Murphy was named USBC Executive Director in June 2014. Murphy spent nearly two years as Director of Youth for the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America before taking over as International Bowling Campus Managing Director of Youth Development in January 2012. Prior to joining the IBC, Murphy worked for Columbia Industries from 1998 to 2007, and moved to Ebonite International as brand manager for Columbia 300 in 2007. Murphy started in the bowling industry as a Technical Tour Representative on the Professional Bowlers Association and Professional Women's Bowling Association tours for Columbia 300 before moving to roles in sales, marketing and lead product manager for Columbia's research and development team. In 1998, Murphy earned a place on Team USA and won a silver medal at the 1998 World Tenpin Team Cup in Amsterdam. Murphy also was part of the Ebonite Nitro/r's team that won two Grand Championships at the Brunswick World Team Challenge Series in 1994 and 1996.