New ETBF Level 1 / BTBA Foundation Coaches from England

ETBF Instructor Mark Heathorn delivered a ETBF Level 1 / BTBA Foundation Coach course at Go Bowling, Shipley Lanes, Yorkshire, England, across the weekends of 30th March, and 7th and 8th April 2019. Thanks go the BTBA for supporting the course and for all the team at Shipley Lanes for their assistance.

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The 10 successful coaching candidates are;

  • Sian Craven

  • John Lawless

  • Chris Swain

  • Adrian Alderson

  • Toya Bales

  • Jason Bales

  • Dennis Duffy

  • Sam Duffy

  • Luke Johnstone

  • Terry Gledhill

New ETBF Level I Coaches from Croatia

Croatian Bowling Federation hosted an ETBF Level I Coaching clinic with ETBF Level III Coach and Level I Instructor Robert Blom between 24-27 March 2019.

We thank Croatian Bowling Federation for their continuous cooperation with ETBF programs.

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The 7 coaching delegates were;
Igor Habljak
Mario Stanec
Zoran Banjac
Mirko Slavica Klarić
Mladen Vujnović
David Tresk
Ivica Dobrenić.

International Coaches attend ETBF Level 2 Course in Shipley, England

ETBF Instructor Mark Heathorn presented a Level II Coaching Clinic with the cooperation of the British Tenpin Bowling Association. The clinic was hosted by Go Bowling at Shipley Lanes, Yorkshire, England from 5th to 8th March 2019. Thanks go to owner Jeff Taylor and his team for his continued support of the sport of tenpin bowling, including the purchase of a Kegel Flex machine and Specto.

The 7 coaching delegates were;

from England;

  • Dean Walker

  • Russell Semple

  • Lee Metcalfe

from Iceland;

  • Jonina Magnusdottir

  • Gudmundur Sigurdsson

  • Johann Agust Johansson

  • Thorarinn Mar Thorbjornsson

New ETBF Level 1 / BTBA Foundation Coaches from England

ETBF Instructor Mark Heathorn presented a Level I Coaching Clinic with the cooperation of the British Tenpin Bowling Association. The clinic was held in Nuneaton, England between 23 – 25 February 2019.

ETBF Level 1 Coaching candidates - Nuneaton, February, 2019

ETBF Level 1 Coaching candidates - Nuneaton, February, 2019

The coaching candidates who become BTBA Foundation Coaches are;

  • Phil Long

  • James Parrott

  • Jason Corcoran

  • Steve Wilson

  • Phil Waddington

  • Kara Zucca

  • Clare Shave

  • James Roberts

New ETBF Level I Coaches from Israel

ETBF Instructor Costas Mitsingas presented a Level I Coaching Clinic with the cooperation of Israel Bowling Federation. The clinic was hels in Gan Shmuel bowling center in Hadera Israel between 22 – 25 November 2018.

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The coach candidates who completed the program are:

  • Reuven Ovadia

  • Miki Reis

  • Benny Mandel

  • Lior Hoch

  • Uzi Rapoport

  • Nir Shmuel

  • Ron Reuven

  • Yossi Nipravsky

  • Sigal Amitay

  • Gabi Levin

  • Pinchas Elbaz

  • Meir Assouline

  • Vlad Alcaz

  • Amit Meirson

  • Shimon Levy

IBF President Arie Fisher and ETBF Instructor Costas Mitsingas

IBF President Arie Fisher and ETBF Instructor Costas Mitsingas

We thank IBF for their cooperation with ETBF Educational programs.

New BTBA Foundation / ETBF Level I Coaches from England

10 more students participated in the ETBF Level 1 Course in Shipley, Yorkshire, England over the weekend of 17th to 19th November 2018.

This latest group of coaches takes the number of ETBF Level 1 trained coaches in England by ETBF Level III Coach and ETBF Level I & II Instructor Mark Heathorn to 154 with 50 in 2018.

The coaches in Shipley were;

Sue Latham

Chris Latham

Callum Simons

Jeff Taylor

David Loughenbury

David Nutt

Sean Finke

Peter Lovegrove

Lewis Graham

Stuart England

New ETBF Level I Coaches from Russia

Eleven new coaches completed the ETBF Level I Coaching program in Saint-Petersburg, Russia between 22-24 October with Maksim Tereshchenko in coordination with Russian Federation. We thank Maksim and Russian Federation to support ETBF programs.

The coaching candidates are:

  • Volobueva Irina - Kursk

  • Sergeev Alexandr - Saint-Petersburg

  • Sergeeva Aleksandra - Saint - Petersburg

  • Anipko Alexandr - Volgograd

  • Kuznetsov Konstantin - Omsk

  • Mitrofanov Vladimir - Nizhny Novgorod

  • Vologin Gennadiy - Kazakhstan

  • Adrianov Alexey - Saint - Petersburg

  • Ruzankin Yuriy - Irkutsk

  • Kim Vadim - Uzbekistan

  • Kirienko Andrei - Chelyabinsk

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ETBF Instructors' Technical Seminars took place in Czech Republic

ETBF Instructors Marios Nicolaides and Costas Mitsingas presented a special Technical Seminar Lane Maintenance and Ball Motion in Charles University - Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Center in Prague with 108 participants. We thank  Czech Bowling Association for hosting such a great event and thank participants for their attention and interest.

ETBF has completed an ETBF Level II Clinic in Rijssen with NBF with visits from our President Addie Ophelders and NBF President Bob Schut

ETBF Educational Committee has completed an Level II Coaching Clinic in Rijssen, Holland with instructors Juha Maja and Onder Gurkan  between 5-8 January 2018. The clinic is also assisted by two ETBF Level III Coaches Ben van Spronsen and Wendy Haak - who were also certified to become Level II Instructors. At the end of the clinic, ETBF President Addie Ophelders and NBF Presiden Bob Schut joined us and presented the certificates to the students.

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We thank NBF for a great organization and their support to ETBF programs. We also thank 't Witte Hoes - the host center, and Elco Gorter for one of the best amazing hosting in ETBF history.

Here are the Level II Candidates who completed the 4 day program:

  • Bep Klaassen
  • Bert Breems
  • Edwin ten Brink
  • Gustaaf Kamphorst
  • John Luijendijk
  • Mayk de Haan
  • Monica Koudstaal
  • Peter van Zijp
  • Ramon van der Horst
  • Stenny Zwartjens
  • Tiannne Vogelezang
  • Tony van Wijland
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