To take the USBC Coaching Bronze course, individuals first must successfully complete Level I certification.

A Bronze class is intermediate level training designed to increase coaching skills and professionalism. This certification is recommended for high school coaches.

The Bronze certification conference focuses on coaching fundamentals and covers:

  • Philosophy of coaching
  • Fine tuning the physical game
  • Lane conditions and adjustments
  • The mental game
  • Components of the bowling ball
  • Dynamics of ball motion
  • Video recording
  • Video analysis
  • Giving a lesson

Prerequisites: Must be at least 16 years of age and a USBC Level I coach. United States citizens 18 or older will not receive access to tests until they have been approved through the Registered Volunteer Program (RVP). RVP is a background check to help ensure a safe environment for USBC youth members and everyone involved. For more information on RVP, click here.

Fees: $295 (includes all materials).


Date City, State
Entry Deadline
Entry Form
July 12-13 Grand Prairie, Texas
Forum Bowl 
June 12, 2018 (deadline for reduced fee)
June 28, 2018
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July 28-29 Columbus, Ohio
Palace Lanes 
July 2, 2018 (deadline for reduced fee)
July 16, 2018
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July 28-29 Parkersburg, W.Va.
Emerson Lanes 
June 18, 2018 (deadline for reduced fee)
July 16, 2018
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Aug. 11-12 14 locations
National Bronze Coaching
Certification Weekend 
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Aug. 18-19 Hannibal, Mo.
Ten Pin Alleys 
July 2, 2018 (deadline for reduced fee)
Aug. 6, 2018
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Aug. 25-26 Francis E. Warren AFB, Wyo. - 82005
Warren Lanes 
July 16, 2018 (deadline for reduced fee)
Aug. 13, 2018
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If you submit a registration for a class and do not receive a confirmation email within 48 hours, please contact