Joe Hoenig

About Joe Hoenig

Joe Hoenig is a USBC Silver coach and a graduate of the Dick Ritger Bowling Camps. A Licensed Master Social Worker by profession, Joe works full-time as a Clinical Trainer and Educator for a health insurance plan and takes his love of teaching and bowling onto the lanes, coaching both youth and adult students of all ages and skill levels. Additionally, Joe is a volunteer coach for the Suffolk County, NY Bowlympics youth travel league, which calls South Levittown Lanes its home.

Pin Perspectives: Improving Your Focus

Pin Perspectives: Improving Your Focus

Greetings, BTM readers! If you are reading these words, you already know that our sport demands skill and that those skills require time and effort to develop. But let's consider the following scenario: One bowler possesses a great deal of... [Read More]

Pin Perspectives: Know Thyself

It's that time of year again!


Greetings, BTM readers and bowlers! I hope you have enjoyed your summer and that you were able to relax your body, mind, and spirit. Here in the USA, bowling leagues have already begun. Over the years, my fellow coaches and... [Read More]

No “I” in Team, Revisited

Seven steps for helping a teammate

No "I" In Team, Revisited

What feels like eons ago, in 2020, I penned an article titled No "I" in Team. That article focused on individual expectations of a bowler who is part of a team, and how that bowler could better manage their team contributions.... [Read More]

Pin Perspectives: How Slow Can You Go?


As leagues approach the halfway point of the season, I hope everyone has acclimated to all the new things they encountered to start the season: new bowling balls or shoes, new approaches or lanes, new teammates, or new leagues. Or... [Read More]

Pin Perspectives: Bowling With Anger

Pin Perspectives: Bowling With Anger

A while back, I wrote an article entitled Bowling Angry, which discussed anger’s negative impact on bowling outcomes. Last week, during league, feeling fed up with my lackluster performance during games one and two, I found myself channeling my anger... [Read More]