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John Hood


John is a USBC Silver Certified Coach as welll as a IBPSIA Certified Level 1 Member.  He has been in the bowling scene around Texas for the past 30 plus years. He is current member of the SASBA Tournament Series and is former PBA member.

John finished second at the Firecracker 1000 bowled at Sam's Town in Las Vegas, Nevada where he bested Derwin Pitre in the semifinal match before succumbing to John Fine in the championship match when Fine managed to convert 2 difficult splits for the title.

He was also a winning team member of 1994 ABC Team Challenge tournament in San Antonio, Texas with teammate Robert Lawrence. Went on to compete at the International Event in Reno, Nevada finishing in 12th place.

Hood twice was the high qualifying score in Texas Scratch tournaments at Astro Bowl in San Antonio, Texas.  High finish was 3rd losing to Brad Angelo in semi-final match.  In 2006, he averaged 240 with a 3rd place finish in his first SASBA Tournament where he has made numerous finals since joining but without any wins yet because "those guys are good!"

John is also the winner of numerous Austin areas scratch tournament and has enjoyed multiple first-place awards in the Austin and San Marcos City Association Tournaments.

He is the Owner/Operator of Learn About Bowling Coaching Center & Pro Shop better known as "The LAB" in Georgetown, Texas.


  • 1st   2014 Mel's Eliminator Georgetown, Texas
  • 2nd  1993 Firecracker 10000 Sam’s Town Las Vegas, Nevada 
  • 1995 Austin Bowler of the Year Austin, Texas
  • 1st   2010 Mel's Eliminator Georgetown, Texas
  • 2nd  2010 Mel's Eliminator Georgetown, Texas 
  • 5 career 800 series


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