Dustin Zehner's passion for bowling began at a young age. He began bowling at age 5. He is a 5 time Junior Gold Qualifier who finished 2nd place in the U20 Division in 2016. This finish landed him on Jr Team USA for 2017. Dustin also became the Masters & Queens Champion in 2016. As a 7 time Northwest Indiana Junior Tournament Players Association Champion, he was also awarded NWIJTPA Player of the year. He was twice awarded St Joe Valley USBC Bowler of the Year and Star of Tomorrow.
Dustin joined #TeamCtD in 2016 and began working with our leadership team in 2017. He has been assisting with product testing and product development. Dustin has also been assisting at Staff Events to include speaking at our Junior Gold Cookout. In 2018, Dustin graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership. When asked about his thoughts on the new position, Dustin said, “After joining as a staffer in 2016, I’ve seen CtD grow very fast. I’m blessed to have the opportunity to help them continue growing as a company as well as helping them grow bowling.”
Creating the Difference is excited to have Dustin on board as Staff Coordinator. Creating the Difference CEO, Ronald Hickland Jr, “see[s] a lot of potential in Dustin and [has] no doubt he will be key in helping us get to the next level in growing the sport we love.” In his new position, Dustin's primary responsibility will be processing staff applications, fielding staff questions and assisting in customer service. In addition, Dustin will bring a fresh, young face to our social media platforms. Our staff is already welcoming Dustin into his new role. Dustin is contributing great ideas and offers a younger perspective to help us continue Creating the Difference in bowling.