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.

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]

Pin Perspectives: Rule or Duel


Bowling, like any sport, has its unique set of playing rules, without which we wouldn’t know what we’re supposed to do, where we are supposed to do it, and how. Rules provide more than mere structure to an activity or... [Read More]