A5PBA Life Members

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The members shown below have made outstanding contributions over many years to our sport whether as skilled athletes, innovators, program builders, sage advisors or distinguished dedicated leadership of the Alberta 5 Pin.

GEORGE HOYES

C.C. BALDWIN

BILL PORTERFIELD

1902 – 1979

Harry Young

1916 – 2006

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • W.W. II navy veteran
  • Long time 5 Pin Builder

MARG SMITH

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Edmonton based bowler, coach & manager

DON SIM

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • 2 Perfect games.

DIANNE VIOLINI

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Charter member of the Canadian 5 Pin Hall of Fame 2019
  • 2010 Canadian Open Singles Champion
  • Master Bowlers Canadian Singles Champion in 1988, 1991, 1993, 1998, 2006 and 2013
  • 40+ years as a competitive bowler
  • First provincial mixed team championship in 1974
  • First provincial ladies team championship in 1975

FRAN CLARKE

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Canadian 5 Pin Life Member 2012
  • Technical Director in Alberta for multiple years
  • Co-wrote multiple coaching courses in conjunction with other provincial leaders.

JULIE KIND

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Alberta & B.C. Provincial Open singles competitor
  • Teaching Master and YBC coach
  • Life Membership to the Lethbridge 5 Pin Bowlers’ Association in 2009.
  • Secretary for the Alberta 5 Pin Bowlers Association since 2006.
  • Treasurer of Lethbridge from 2008 onward.