Becky Kregling
Becky Kregling
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (203) 396-8352
Year: 25th Season

Becky Kregling, a USBC Silver Certified Coach, has been at the helm of the Sacred Heart women's bowling team since its inception in 1993.

Coaching Accolades:

  • With a 14-6 league record, clinched a share of the 2016 NEC Regular Season Championship, entering the tournament as the No. 2 seed 
  • After earning the 2016 NEC Coach of the Year Award, and landing three players on All-NEC teams (Sarah Rhodes - All-NEC First Team, Lauren Hoffman - All-NEC Second Team, Casey Smith - NEC All-Rookie Team), led SHU to the program's third NEC Championship
  • Led the Pioneers to their first-ever Northeast Conference Championship in 2009-10, capturing the crown in just the event's second season of existence
  • SHU made it two titles in three years under Kregling, as Sacred Heart hoisted the NEC Championship trophy at the end of the 2011-12 campaign 
  • Kregling has helped the Pioneers to five NCAA Tournament appearances (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012) since the event's conception in 2004
  • Has led the Pioneers to 12 USBC National Championship Tournaments, including 10 straight years before the start of the NCAA Tournament
  • Has produced four All-American and a National Rookie of the Year
  • Named Eastern Intercollegiate Bowling Conference (EIBC) Coach of the Year twice (2001-02, 2002-03)

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Member of the NCAA National Women's Bowlng Committe from 2003-2006, serving as chair for the 2005-06 season
  • Elected Vice President of the National Tenpin Coaches' Association in March 2006, serving as the VP until 2009 when she was elected the NTCA's President serving in the top seat from 2010-2014
  • Has served as the Secretary/Treasurer for the New England Bowlers Association (NEBA) since 1998
  • Continued to compete regularly until 2000 with a high average of 232 with 15 perfect 300 games and five 800+ series
  • In 1985, she was named the Albera E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow, and award given annually by the NGB to the best youth bowler
  • In 1986, she won the Women's Sports Foundation Up and Coming Award, marking the first and only time that award has been given to a bowler
  • In 2007, Kregling became the second woman in the 44-year history of NEBA to win a tournament. Ironically, the first woman to do so is a former SHU student-athlete and professional tour champion Jennifer Swanson
  • A member of Team USA in 1996 and 1997