Kirk von Krueger became PBA Deputy Commissioner on Nov. 1, 2011 after 16 years of experience with the organization in several tournament administration positions.
A former PBA member and Tour player, von Krueger joined the organization in 1982 and was a regular on the regional circuit where he won six titles and was a former Western Region Player of the Year. He competed on the PBA Tour from 1992-95 where had a best finish of third.
In 1995, he joined PBA as Assistant Tournament Director and a year later became Tournament Director. In 2002, he became Director of the PBA Tour and was later promoted to the position of Vice President and Director of PBA Tours in 2009.
Von Krueger served in the Navy from 1971-92 as an air traffic controller. In 1975 he was the all-Navy Bowling Champion.
He and wife Mary have four grown children. They reside in the Pensacola, Fla., area.