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It's True!

My mother went into labor while watching my father bowl

league...I was almost born in a bowling center.


Ric Hamlin



• 1978-1980 Greater L.A. Junior All-Stars - most prestigious junior travel league in the nation. 

• 15yr P.B.A. member (1986 – 2001)                       

• 1999 Brunswick World Team Challenge Champion (Dublin Cal) 

• 300 games -20  

• 800 series -5 (820) (retired in 2001)

• A.B.C./U.S.B.C. Lifetime National tournament

• Average 207.9 (10yrs/90 games)


• 35 plus years drilling experience             

• 35 plus years coaching experience    

• Co-author – Head Game (2013), (r)eVolve (2014)  and second book END GAMES (2021) 



1995  -  A.B.C. National Tournament, National Bowling Stadium, Reno (inaugural year-92,000 competitors).

Storm Booth Asst Manager (Storm Bowling products, K.R. Bowling bags & Dexter Shoes). 

Storm technical rep for A.B.C. Sr Masters & F.I.Q. International competition (26 countries). 

1996-2000  Owner/Operator R&D Professional Bowling Services, San Jose (2 shops – over $1million in sales).

2000-2003  Coast Properties Director of Pro Shop Operations-the Orleans, Las Vegas (the Orleans, GoldCoast &SunCoast). 

Set (un)official world’s record for most bowling balls drilled in one day – 216 at 2002 Mini Eliminator Competition (GoldCoast).

2003-2008  Brunswick P.N.W. Consumer Div. Product Specialist (managed all pro shop accts & bowling centers in the Pacific NorthWest, regional professional & amateur staffs, numerous clinics, Pro-Ams & tradeshows), 

Worked with Brunswick R&D dept in many releases during that time (Absolute & Ultimate Inferno, Vapor Zone and Wizard).  

Technical consultant for TV show House; taught Jesse Spencer/Dr. Chase how to bowl. 

Worked with members of Team USA & Team Canada.

2004-current  C.S.U. Fresno Bulldogs Bowling Team Asst. Coach (2011 USBC Intercollegiate Team Champion).

2008-2020  Steve Cook’s Bowling Supply Outside Sales/Technical Advisor.

2021-Current BowlTec Founder. 


I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.

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