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    Wichita, KS
  • Birth Date
    6/1/1964
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Rick Steelsmith

Biography

Rick is currently the head teaching professional for Joma Bowling Company. He is USBC Silver certified and a YES Bowling National level coach.

Other hobbies: Golf

Favorite restaurant: PF Changs

Favorite music: Classic Rock

Accomplishments

Amateur Highlights

  • Bowlers Journal Amateur All American Team - 1986
  • Bowlers Journal Amateur Bowler of the Year - 1987
  • Bowling Digest Bowler of the Year - 1987
  • Bowling Magazine 1st Team All American – 1987
  • World Bowling Writers Bowler of the Year - 1987

 ABC/USBC Highlights

  • Team USA Member - 1987
  • FIQ World Championships - 1987 Helsinki, Finland
  • ABC/USBC Open Championships – 1988 Jacksonville, FL
    • 2 Gold, 1 Silver, 2 Bronze       Medals
    • 1st 300 game in FIQ World Tournament History
    • Champion – All Events Individual
    • Champion – All Events Team
    • 2nd Place – Singles Event

 PBA Highlights

  • PBA Rookie of the Year – 1988
  • 1st in 1987 USBC Masters
  • 1st in PBA Touring Players/Sr. Doubles – 1991
  • 1st in PBA World Championships – 1997
  • PBA Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Award – 1998
  • Participated in the Japan Cup – 1997 & 2000 Tokyo, Japan
  • 20 Years on the PBA National Tour – 1988-2007

 Hall of Fame Inductions

  • NJCAA Bowling Hall of Fame – 1998
  • Greater Wichita Bowling Association Hall of Fame – 1998
  • Kansas State Men’s Bowling Association Hall of Fame – 2001
  • Wichita Sports Hall of Fame - 2001