Seventeen Outstanding Players Named to Team USA 2016

June 25, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – The AMOA-National Dart Association (NDA) would like to congratulate the following individuals for their exemplary performance at Team Dart 2015.

Team USA 2016 will represent the USA in the International Challenge, an event that highlights the best players from around the world, on April 27 during Team Dart 2016 at Bally’s Las Vegas. 

Amy Borland                      Effingham, Illinois

Carolyn Nessmann           Kenosha, Wisconsin

Julie Weger                        Peoria, Illinois

Cathy Yardley                    Effingham, Illinois

Wendy Espinoza               Rochester, Minnesota

Stacey Pace                       Denver, Colorado

Tricia Pluff                          Bloomington, Minnesota

Heidi Raines                       Spirit Lake, Iowa

Kari Stevenson                  Effingham, Illinois

Eric Blackledge                  Valley Park, Missouri

Leonard Gates                   Houston, Texas

Sheldon Ramcharan         Houston, Texas

Randy Van Deursen          Lindenhurst, Illinois         


Williard Bruguier               Rapid City, South Dakota

Ben Dersch                         Kenosha, Wisconsin

Scott Ferrian                      Golden Valley, Minnesota

Scott Kirchner                    Kenosha, Wisconsin


Team USA was selected based on the highest performance from Team Dart 2015 among players from the United States who participated in Masters events. The top four were ranked based on their PPD and MPR.

Team USA 2016 has big shoes to fill, as both Men’s and Women’s teams were crowned International Champions at Team Dart 2015.

For more information contact the NDA at 800.808.9884 or

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The NDA is an international trade association of coin-operated vending companies representing approximately 250 members and 45,000 players worldwide. The NDA was formed by and for coin machine operators to promote the sport of electronic darting exclusively on operator-owned equipment. The Association offers a variety of programs, materials and supplies to support its members in increasing the profitability of their dart operations. The NDA is sponsored by the Amusement and Music Operators Association (AMOA), Arachnid, Inc., Cyberdine d.o.o., Gaelco Darts S.L. and NSM-Löwen Entertainment.

For more information about membership in the NDA, its annual international Team Dart competition, regional tournaments or biennial League SMART educational conference, contact Kim Paugh, CAE, Associate Executive Director at 800.808.9884, or visit the NDA website at