PBIA: 2020 Call for Jerry Briesath Instructor of the Year Nominees
Superior, Colo. – Sept., 30, 2020 – The Billiard Congress of America (BCA) along with the Professional Billiard Instructors Association (PBIA) announce a call for nominations for this year’s PBIA’s Jerry Briesath Instructor of the Year.
The PBIA’s Jerry Briesath Instructor of the Year award is given to a PBIA instructor who has made exceptional contributions to the goals of the organization. In your nominations, please describe why you feel your nominee should be considered. Some of the qualities and activities you may want to include are providing extensive individual or group lessons; using new media, social media or other on-line tools to promote billiard instruction; developing new teaching techniques; working with junior players; volunteering in instruction-related activities; authoring instructional books, videos, or periodical articles; and improving PBIA programs, especially to improve the benefits it offers to members.
The first recipient of the award was Jerry Briesath himself in recognition of his many years of innovative instruction and his role in founding the PBIA.
To nominate a PBIA instructor, please fill out the nomination form in this link.
Past recipients of the PBIA’s Jerry Briesath Instructor of Year award include:
2017 – Jerry Briesath
2018 – Randy Goettlicher
2019 – Scott Lee
The nomination form for the PBIA’s Jerry Briesath Instructor of the Year must be completed by 5:00 p.m. MDT, Friday, October 23, 2020, in order for your nominee to be considered by the PBIA Honors Committee.
Any questions about the completed forms should be returned to Shane Tyree, BCA membership manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or via fax at 303-243-5075
The PBIA (formerly the BCA Instructor Program, established in 1992) is the largest international organization of professional billiard instructors. Since it’s founding, the PBIA has improved it leadership position by growing cue sports through professional instruction, development of training products, contributing instructional articles to industry publications, participating in educational workshops and seminars, acting as certified referees or league officials, and directing some of the most notable billiard tournaments throughout the country. The PBIA’s mission is to provide quality billiard instruction to the general public, as well as offer training and certification programs for individuals wishing to become qualified billiard instructors. For more information, visit PlayBetterBilliards.com or call 303.243.5070.