Hall of Fame

Dan Louie

Dan Louie was inducted in the 2020 class.  Dan was the 1976 World 9 Ball Champion defeating Mike Sigel in Finals.  1973 & 1974 Collegiate (ACUI) Champion while attending Washington State University.  He is a 7 time Western BCA plaque winner.  He has been a mainstay in the northwest pool scene for five decades and has won numerous regional and national titles.  Dan was born in the Seattle area and began playing at the age of 12 years old on his own personal family pool table. 

WBCA Plaques:

  • Men’s Masters 8 Ball Singles – 2007. 
  • Men’s Masters 9 Ball Singles – 2016. 
  • Men’s Master 8 Ball Teams – 2008. 
  • Men’s Grandmaster 8 Ball Singles – 2011, 2013.
  • Men’s Grandmaster 9 Ball Singles – 2012, 2014.
  • Seven runner up place finishes in Lincoln City. 

Ford Rice

Ford Rice was inducted in the 2020 class.  Ford was born in North Carolina and has been a huge promoter of pool in the pacific northwest.  In the 80’s & 90’s, he was Head Official and CoDirector the pro tournament at The Sands in Reno, Nevada.  Worked directly with Pat Fleming and AccuStats, tracking results, scorekeeping and statistics.  Ford refereed matches for many of the all time greats.  Ford is the cofounder of Players Club Limited (BCA League North of Seattle) and tournament director for many years for the Northwest Women’s Pool Association (NWPA).  Ford has been involved with Western BCA and helped out the organization for many years. He has run most of the top tournaments in the greater Seattle area since the 90’s. Ford’s promotion of the game is impressive. He may very be the most well known pool personality in the Northwest. 

Darcy Williams

Darcy Williams was inducted in the 2020 class.  Darcy has had a tremendous influence in the growth of Western BCA.  She served as President for eight years, two consecutive terms as Vice President, League Administrator and Tournament Registrar.  Darcy has brought many volunteers into WBCA and was the Emerald Valley League Operator for six years.  Darcy started playing pool in 1992 and started volunteering with the WBCA in the early 2000’s.  

Cindy Doty

Cindy Doty was inducted in the inaugural class of 2018.  Cindy is a 17 time Western BCA plaque winner, having a very long and successful run in Lincoln City and all over the northwest.  She is one of the very few that have competed in every WBCA regional tournament since inception.  She has also had a tremendous influence in the growth of Western BCA and was the League Operator for the largest WBCA league (Northwest Players) for many years.  

WBCA Plaques:

  • Women’s Masters 9 Ball Singles – 1996, 1998.
  • Women’s Masters 8 Ball Singles – 1997, 1998, 2001, 2007.
  • Mixed Masters Scotch 9 Ball – 2005, 2010.
  • Mixed Masters Scotch 8 Ball – 2009, 2011, 2017.
  • Women’s Masters 8 Ball Teams – 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011.
  • Women’s Masters 9 Ball Teams – 2017.
  • Quinault Beach 8 Ball Women’s Teams – 2012. 

Glen Atwell

Glen Atwell was inducted in the inaugural class of 2018.  Glen is a 19 time Western BCA plaque winner.  He was won numerous titles throughout the northwest and nationally.   He was the 2009 US Bar Table 9 Ball Champion and only person ever in the 24 year history of the tournament to finish 1st/2nd in all three events in one year, winning master of the table. 

WBCA Plaques:

  • Masters Scotch Doubles 8 Ball – 2000, 2007.
  • Masters Scotch Doubles 9 Ball – 2003, 2006.
  • Men’s Masters 8 Ball Singles – 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2008, 2009.
  • Men’s Grandmasters 8 Ball Singles – 2010. 
  • Masters 9 Ball Singles – 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2010.
  • Men’s Grandmasters 9 Ball Singles – 2011. 
  • Masters 9 Ball Teams – 2006.
  • Masters 8 Ball Teams – 2010.

Bill Henderson

Bill Henderson was inducted in the inaugural class of 2018.  Bill has had a tremendous influence in the growth of Western BCA.  Served as President for four years from 2006 to 2010.  He was instrumental in setting up the casino tour events for WBCA throughout Oregon and Washington.  Bill started out as a player rep in Port Angeles, then became League Operator.  Other achievements he is proud to create or start were the payout system being used in the WBCA Championships and being influential in creating the GrandMaster Challenge.  As a player, he is one of a very few members of WBCA that have competed in every championship from the inception.  

Jean Bartholomew

Jean Bartholomew was inducted in 2020 class.  Jean is a 5 time Western BCA plaque winner.  Has been part of the northwest pool scene since she started playing in the 1960’s.  Ran tournaments for many years in Oregon City, Oregon and was a regular competitor at the Nighthawk in Portland.  She was a two time Women’s Senior Singles winner at BCA Nationals in 1996 and 1997 and won Mixed Scotch Doubles and Women’s teams in 2004 ACS Nationals.  Jean also has volunteered her time for many years for WBCA and was instrumental in creating the printed programs for the championships for many years. 

WBCA Plaques:

  • Mixed Masters Scotch – 1997, 1998, 2000.
  • Women’s Open/Master Teams – 1998. 
  • Women’s Senior Singles – 2004.