USBC Bronze Certification Course

The USBC Coaching Certification and Development Department’s main focus is to provide coaches of all levels with the materials necessary to give them the best opportunities for coaching.

USBC is the only coaching program for bowling recognized by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and we are continuously working to build a stronger relationship with proprietors, pro shop operators and bowlers.

To take the USBC Coaching Bronze course, individuals first must successfully complete Level I certification.

A Bronze class is intermediate level training designed to increase coaching skills and professionalism. This certification is recommended for high school coaches.

The Bronze certification conference focuses on coaching fundamentals and covers:

  • Philosophy of coaching
  • Fine tuning the physical game
  • Lane conditions and adjustments
  • The mental game
  • Components of the bowling ball
  • Dynamics of ball motion
  • Video recording
  • Video analysis
  • Giving a lesson

Prerequisites: Must be at least 16 years of age and a USBC Level I coach. United States citizens 18 or older will not receive access to tests until they have been approved through the Registered Volunteer Program (RVP). RVP is a background check to help ensure a safe environment for USBC youth members and everyone involved. For more information on RVP, go to

Fees: $295 (includes all materials).  Register at