2016 – Superior Performance Professional
Little did Kevin know, when he started bowling at age 7, how much the sport of bowling would mean in his life. He made the transition from youth bowler to adult very smoothly and has been honored by both the Toledo YABA Hall of Fame and the GTBA Hall of Fame. He has been a member of the local associa-tion and the PBA for over 25 years.
A PBA member since 1982, Kevin has registered a total of 10 regional titles, including the National Resident Pro Championship in 1998 in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was the leader not only in points, but the money leader in the Central Region in 1995-96. His wins were in Farmington, Toledo, Belleville, Lansing, Port Clin-ton, Cincinnati and Monroe.
His local titles are many including the GTBA Masters twice. In 2012 he won the Ohio State USBC Bowling Association Singles.
The ABC National tournament has provided Kevin with another platform to showcase his skills. During his 24 years of participation, averaging 210.6. He shot 2 perfect games, the first in Toledo in 1991 and the second coming in 2002 in Billings, Montana. His team Reeb Funeral Home, captured the coveted Team All-Events title in 1992.
His career best series was rolled just last year with games of 279-300-289 for an outstanding 868 series. Kevin has over 80 300 games to his credit and 26 800 series. His highest average came in the 1997-98 season with a 248.
Kevin serves as Head Coach for the Bowling Green State University bowling program and in three years has built the program into a National Championship contender on the women’s side.
Kevin has served on the Storm Bowling Products Staff of Champions and Advi-sory staff for the past 22 years.
Kevin Taber’s illustrious performances and his devotion to the sport have earned him inclusion into the Ohio Bowling Hall of Fame and tonight we honor his ac-complishments.