ADRIAN, Mich. — The Adrian College Bowling Team has announced the restructuring of their coaching staff ahead of the 2023-2024 season. Mike McKitterick, who previously served as the Voluntary Assistant Coach, will now take over the Head Coaching duties, while Darrin Griewahn will transfer from Head Coach to Voluntary Assistant Coach. Abigail Bird, who played four years for Adrian’s Women’s Bowling team from 2019-2023, was named as the full-time Assistant Coach going forward.
McKitterick studied Business Management and Computer Science at Kellogg Community College in Coldwater, Michigan. His bowling experience as a player and a coach includes being a USBC Coach with multiple tournament wins, participated in multiple PBA competitions, competed nine straight years at the USBC national open championships, with 26 perfect games, and was the Lenawee County Bowler of the Year in 2017. The 2023-2024 season will be his second with Adrian College.
Bird played her entire college career with Adrian College, earning All-American honors in 2022. She studies Exercise Science and Psychology at Adrian and plans to graduate in December of 2023. She brings fifteen years of experience and knowledge of the sport, as well as coaching experience at the High School level. Bird will join the staff for her first year as a Bowling coach with Adrian.
The Men’s and Women’s Bowling teams open their season starting in October.