Jeff McCorvey has announced that Alex Handback and Ryan McCorvey have both
been promoted to new positions at McCorvey’s Bowling World, which operates pro shops in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee and Virginia.

Each has been named a Senior Vice President of the company, which will expand their roles and

Handback joined the company in June 2002 at the age of 16, working and
learning the trade at its second location inside Madison Bowling Center in Madison, Ala.

“He was integral to our initial growth as he eagerly agreed to relocate
to New Orleans and manage our busiest pro shop — at AMF All Star Lanes in Kenner — while becoming my
youngest store manager at age 21,” McCorvey said. “He thrived in that busy store, setting multiple
company sales records.”

When the opportunity arose for McCorvey’s company to operate
a booth at the Women’s Championship in Las Vegas, Handback again proved up to
the challenge. Since then, he has moved back to the Huntsville area and
taken on many roles. The majority of his work involves traveling to
stores and providing assistance as needed.

“Basically, he is doing much of
what I did,” McCorvey said. “His work ethic and outgoing personality, combined with his
exceptional technical skills, make him ideally suited for this position.”

Handback is a USBC-certified coach and a graduate of IBPSIA’s
Advanced Technical course.

“Ryan, of course, was literally born into the business,” McCorvey said of his son. “With both parents
and grandfathers [being] members of bowling halls of fame, he had little
choice. He officially started working for the company in June of 2003 at
the age of 12, assisting with various chores in the pro shop.

“When Ryan
enrolled at Auburn, we opened a pro shop there for him to expand his
real-world management skills,” McCorvey added. “During the summer months of high school
and college, he worked on building and opening new stores, learning basic
construction skills.”

After graduating from Auburn with a degree in
management, Ryan moved to Birmingham and took on a new role with the
company: inventory management. He then became the company’s demo
coordinator, and most recently became Bowling World’s social media director, tasked with
building brand awareness.

Ryan also is a USBC-certified coach and IBPSIA-certified technician.

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