The Kilgore Bowling Center Management Team

Jeff Lawrence - Manager

Jeff has 40 years of experience as a bowler (youth-adult-senior), 12 years as a control desk operator and 11 years as a Pro Shop Operator and eventually Owner (leased space). He was Certified as a Level II USA Junior Olympic Bowling Coach in 2001 and was USBC trained in Lane Certification inspections at Bowl Expo in 2003. He then worked as an independent bowling industry marketing consultant for a time. Jeff became a Brunswick Certified - A/A2 Pinsetter Mechanic in 2009 and brought along 12 years experience in lane conditioning with both pad and sanction technology lane machines including the Kegel Lanewalker and now the new Brunswick Envoy. Prior to moving to Longview, Jeff simultaneously worked as a duty Manager at the U.S. Air Force Academy Bowling Center in Colorado Springs, CO and as the Operations Manager and Head Mechanic at Pinz Bowling Center in Palmer Lake, CO.


As a bonus, Jeff is an experienced short order cook, and is now our Certified Texas Food Safety Manager and a Certified TABC Seller/Server.

Austin Pool - Assistant Manager

Austin Pool has assumed the duties of Assistant Manager for Operations. Austin is an experienced counter person and has worked a short order cook at the Kilgore Bowling for the past year.