Lessons, Tune-Ups, IAB Sessions & Rates
A Bowlers Journal Magazine's "Top 100 Coach" since 2006, Bill has taught professionally since 1980, is a Gold Level USBC Coach (one of the first 20), and also has served on the Gold Level Review Committee since 2001. He was a Head Teaching Pro for Professional Bowling Camps for 10 years from 1980-1990 and taught at Bowling This Month's Super School in 1997. He wrote “Bill Spigner's Pro's Corner” for the Chicago Bowler for 6 years from 1985-1990; “Bill Spigner's Pro's Corner” instructional articles for Bowling Digest magazine for 22 years from 1983-2004, and “The Pro Approach” for Bowlers Journal magazine since May, 2008. Since 2003 he has been the coach of the Vernon Hills High School Boy's Bowling Team and every year since 2003 individuals or the entire team has qualified for the IHSA State Tournament including the team finishing in 2nd place in 2011 and 3rd place in 2006 in only it's third year of competition. Bill has worked with many PBA and PWBA touring professional bowlers including Kim Adler; PBA Hall-of-Famer's Mark Williams, Johnny Petraglia and Dave Soutar; 10-time PBA Champion Steve Neff and PBA Champion Dennis Lane; bowling legend Carmen Salvino; and PBA Champion, Chris Loschetter. Bill also helped coach the Indiana University Boy's Bowling Team when his older son Robby was a student there and the University of Illinois Boy's Bowling Team when his youngest son Jimmy was a student there. CLICK HERE to download Bill's Instruction Rate Flyer.
Bill utilizes video-taping and form analysis software in all his lessons and all lessons are tailored to the bowler's level of expertise, whether they are a beginner or very advanced player. Adult (age 19 or older) private lessons cost $80 per hour, or a pre-paid lesson package of 4 – 45 minute or 3 hour lessons for $210. Youth (age 18 and younger) and seniors (age 62 and older) private lessons cost $70 per hour, or a pre-paid lesson package of 4 – 45 minute or 3 hour lessons for $180. Pre-paid lesson packages also include a CD or e-mail of videos shot during lessons. Bowling game fees are not included in the lesson cost – games cost $2 for each game bowled before, during, or after a lesson. Bill also offers ball fitting, grip analysis, and equipment recommendations for an additional fee. To schedule a private lesson, CLICK HERE to send him an e-mail or call or text him at 1-847-828-1712.
Newly added to Bill's lesson options is the Monday Tune-Up. Held on the 2nd & 4th Mondays of the month from 6:30-7:30pm, the Monday Tune-Up is limited to 6 people and pre-registration is required. Cost is $20 a person and includes bowling game fees. Special practice rates afterwards for Monday Tune-Up attendees are available. As with his private lessons, the Monday Tune-Up is tailored to each attendee's level of expertise. To sign up for a Monday Tune-Up, CLICK HERE to send him an e-mail or call or text him at 1-847-828-1712.
Added in 2013, Bill’s Junior Gold Lane Play Tune-Up in 2014 will be held on 4 successive Tuesdays – June 10, June 17, June 24, and July 1 – from 6:30-8:30pm. The Jr. Gold Lane Play Tune-Up is limited to 12 youth bowlers and costs $125 which includes bowling game fees. Designed to help youth bowlers prepare for the Jr. Gold Championships, Bill will explain how to play the different oil patterns, spare shooting and equipment selection. Special practice rates afterwards for Jr. Gold Tune-Up attendees are available. Call or text Bill at 1-847-828-1712, or CLICK HERE for sign-up and payment instructions. ADVANCED PAYMENT IN FULL ($125) IS REQUIRED TO HOLD SPOT.
New to Bill's lesson choices is The IAB Sessions: Fundamentals which he and Silver Level Coach Diandra Asbaty will hold Saturday, April 26, 2014, 9:00am-1:00pm at Diversey River Bowl, 2211 W. Diversey Parkway, Chicago, IL 60047. For $130 you'll get four hours of instruction focusing on the fundamentals that will help you get your game where you want it. ADVANCED PAYMENT IN FULL ($130) REQUIRED TO HOLD SPOT. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com with any questions. CLICK HERE to sign-up.
Bill gives his lessons at Brunswick Zone Hawthorn, 316 Center Drive, Vernon Hills, IL by appointment only, but arrangements can be made if you are interested in having Bill come to your home bowling center for instructions whether it's for lessons for a group of people, private party, or corporate event. CLICK HERE for directions to Brunswick Zone Hawthorn.
To contact Bill for lessons, sign up for the Monday Tune-Up, Jr. Gold Lane Play Tune-Up, questions, or purchasing gift certificates CLICK HERE to send him an e-mail or call or text him at 1-847-828-1712.