The deadline to submit a nomination or application for the Jim Jaryszak Laneman Award is March 31.
award, named in honor of the former USBC Research Manager who passed
away in late 2010, recognizes a person for their behind-the-scenes work
as a laneman. Jaryszak was instrumental in setting up the USBC Sport
Bowling program and was the point person as USBC worked with the PBA on
updating their five “animal” patterns.
To submit a nomination or application, go to BOWL.com/equipandspecs or click here. Last year’s nominees/applicants remain in consideration for this year’s award.
Jim Jaryszak Laneman Award is presented each year at Bowl Expo. Len
Nicholson, the former director of lane maintenance for the Professional
Bowlers Association, was the first recipient of the award in 2011. Sam
Baca, the first Director of Lane Maintenance for the PBA, received the
honor in 2012.