Ken “The Wizard” Klosterman – President and Co-Founder
Ken has more than 15-years experience in both the Billiards, and telecommunications industries – holding positions of leadership in: operations management, project/process management, and service marketing.
Serving as President of the Sports and Billiards Association, Ken is responsible for establishing and managing the strategic plan and oversees day-to-day operations that directly support future development and growth.
Ken believes strongly in the servant-leadership model, with a dedicated focus on customer service and satisfaction. With a belief that knowledge should be shared for the greater good, Ken provides free quality-focused process consultation and has been a silent partner for various start-up ventures in the Colorado Springs area.
Prior to founding the Sports and Billiards Association, Ken was an active member of the: American Poolplayers Association (APA), Billiard Congress of America (BCA), and The Association of P.O.O.L (TAP). Ken has coordinated / managed a variety of local Billiard Tournaments, and participates in the annual Rocky Mountain State Games.
Ken earned an A.A.S. degree in E-Business Management from Denver Technical College, a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration from Regis University, and is currently pursuing a Masters of Science degree in Organizational Leadership from Regis University.
Ken is also an active member of both the Project Management Institute (PMI) and the American Marketing Association (AMA).
Eddie Willis – Chief Operations Officer and Co-Founder
Eddie has been in the technical field for over 6 years and the billiard world for over 10 years. He has been a Systems Administrator for over 4 years and a part-time Web Developer for over 2.
As Chief Technical Officer of the Sports and Billiards Association, Eddie is responsible for maintaining the databases for memberships, handicap system “the simplifier”, web development and maintenance, scheduling, rulebook, score sheets, and all aspects of league development on the operations side.
Not only is Eddie a member of the Sports and Billiards Association, he is active in the BCA (Billiard Congress of America). He has also played in APA (American Poolplayers Association), as well as the VNEA (Valley League). Eddie has been tournament director for BCA open 9-Ball qualifiers and for The Rocky Mountain State Games, to include numerous other tournaments.