of Philadelphia, a United States Bowling Congress
Silver coach who has been involved with youth bowling for more than two decades, has been selected to receive the 2015 David Dahms Coach of the Year Award.
"Gaining national recognition for a passion that has driven me for over 20 years acts to fuel my commitment for as long as there are youth bowlers to serve," Council-Armstead
"I am honored that because of coaching, I am helping to strengthen a program which provides a playing field for elite and developing youth bowlers."
started and has coordinated a youth bowling league at Erie Lanes for the last 20 years along with her
husband, Donald, who received the Dahms Award in 2010.
She has been the youth director and first vice president for the Southeast Pennsylvania USBC and has worked with the Philadelphia High School Bowling Program as the program's assistant and as a coach.
On the national level, Council-Armstead was The National Bowling Association's youth program director for five years and started the annual TNBA Youth Weekend, in which eight youth bowlers are invited to the International Training and Research Center in Arlington to go through the Team USA training program.
served on the USBC National Youth Committee
for four years and is a volunteer at the Junior Gold national tournaments.
"I am humbled that because of receiving this award, my name will always be associated with David Dahms' vision," Council-Armstead
receives an expenses-paid trip to the USBC Convention
, set for April 27-30 in Omaha, Nebraska, where she
will receive the David Dahms Coach of the Year Award.