Get to Know Mike Corona – BowlersMart Apopka Manager

Birthplace: Daytona Beach, FL
What age did you start bowling: Nine years old
Who or what got you into bowling: My younger cousin joined a Saturday morning youth league and I thought it sounded fun, so I gave it a whirl. Alas, here we are.
Biggest bowling mentor/coach: Brian Nofal and Mike Popp

High Game: 300
High Series: 833
How many 300s: Not entirely sure, but I’d approximate around 50 sanctioned.
How old were you when you bowled your first 300? 16 years of age.
What Ball: Track Heat. One of my early favorites!
How old were you when you bowled your first 800: 20 years old.
What Ball: Ebonite Matrix TPS 3
Collegiate experience: Went to college for a bit, but I never finished up with my degree.
Degree: N/A
Favorite balls of all-time: Ebonite SR300, Storm Hyroad Pearl, Storm Triple X Factor.
Best bowling related memory: Shooting 300 & 800 at Bellair Lanes about 5 years ago with my mom and both of my grandparents there.
Biggest accomplishment in bowling to date: Winning the UBA Classic at old Satellite Beach before it was destroyed by the hurricanes.
Future goals in bowling: Continue to help others improve their game and enjoy the sport.
Pro shop experience: 15 years.
Hobbies and interests outside of bowling: Watching the NFL (Miami Dolphins), Golf, Darts, and traveling.
Words to live by: #scoooop

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