John P. Sorensen

John grew up in the bowling center. He has worked at Skylane Bowling Center for 35 years and he has owned it for 26 of those years. He assisted in all phases of the bowling operation. He ran the business; organized teams and leagues; cleaning and maintaining the lanes and machines; organizing tournaments; setting pins; etc. He has been a certified coach for 26 years. He was involved in all areas in the bantam, junior and senior YABA leagues. He has been involved in many segments of the Bowling Proprietors Association. He has been a member for over 35 years, a Director and officer for 26 years. John has been instrumental in running the South Metro Traveling League for 20 years and he started and operated the South Metro Traveling League for Seniors for the last 12 years. John has been very involved in the Midwest Bowlfest serving as a Director for 10 years and he has been a member of the Minnesota Bowling Council for 15 years. He has been a member of the Metro Advertising for 26 years and he has served as Secretary for 22 of those years. John was Director of the Coor's Draft League for 4 years and a Director of the Budweiser Traveling League for 6 years. If this wasn't enough, John has faithfully served the leagues at Skylane Bowling Center for over 12 years acting as secretary of all the leagues.

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Induction Category: 
Meritorious Service
Hall of Fame Category: 
Mens' ABC Hall of Fame