Collegiate Awards

Gordon Teigen Service Award

The Gordon Teigen Service Award is named for its first recipient. Mr. Teigen served as bowling coach at North Dakota State University and the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. He also served as a field representative for the American Bowling Congress,and is considered one of the founders of the ABC/WIBC Collegiate Division (now United States Bowling Congress Collegiate). The Teigen Award is presented annually by the NCBCA to an individual in recognition of outstanding service to collegiate bowling.

2021    Ron Damron, NAIA
2020    Jeff Fleck, Raider Classic Club Championships 
2019    David Jones, American Heartland Intercollegiate Bowling Conference
2018    Gary Sparks
2017    Fred Polash, Keystone Quaker Classic
2016    Shawn Wochner, Club Championships/Leatherneck Classic
2015    Nick Hoagland, Hoosier Classic/H2M Management
2014    Pat Polash, USBC Collegiate Sectional Coordinator
2013    Gary Brown, Director Collegiate/Youth Tournaments, IBC Youth Development
2012    Gloria Behr, Midwest Collegiate
2011    Mark Jones, AHIBC Founder/Director
2010    Tommy Gann, USBC Collegiate Advisory Chair
2009    Robert Burks, the former Indiana coach and founder of the Hoosier Classic
2008    Larry Wilson, tournament director for Eagle Classic, Ten Pin Classic and Millennium Classic
2007    Andy VanRemortel, former USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships tournament director
2006    Gordon Vadakin, Wichita State head coach
2005    Dan Ottman, NCBCA/BWAA Past President
2004    Brian Graham, College Bowling USA
2003    Judy Dye, Association of College Unions International
2002    Diane Olson, College Bowling USA
2001    Glenn Carlson, Association of College Unions International
2000    Kerm Helmer, ABC/WIBC Collegiate Committee
1999    Karl Nickolai,
1998    Remo Picchietti, DBA Products
1997    Bob Ruskovitz, Brunswick Corporation
1996    Steve Lawson, National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association
1995    Don Hillman, Bowling Proprietors' Association of America
1994    Jack Thomas, Bowling Proprietors' Association of America
1993    No award given
1992    No award given
1991    Barb Peltz, YABA Collegiate Division
1990    Roger Tessman, American Bowling Congress
1989    Frank Graziano, AMF
1988    Frank Barnhart, National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association
1987    Elaine Hagin, Women's International Bowling Congress
1986    Bob Ernest, Eastern Intercollegiate Bowling Conference
1985    Chris Stoehr, ABC/WIBC Collegiate Division
1984    Roger Dalkin, ABC/WIBC Collegiate Division
1983    Frank Baker, American Bowling Congress
1982    Philip Waterson, Eastern Intercollegiate Bowling Conference
1981    Gordon Teigen, ABC/Association of College Unions International


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