John Topper resides in Camilla, GA. He is a member of the Albany USBC. He is a current director of his local association. He has been inducted into the Local Hall of Fame as well as the Youth Hall of Fame. He served as President of the Georgia Youth Bowling Association as well as Director and Vice President. He served on the Georgia State USBC as director and has been recognized with the State Meritorious Award, the State Hall of Fame. He served on the Transition (Merger) Committee. He has served for many years as the chairman of the Youth Scholarship for the very deserving Youth Bowler from Georgia. His true love is for the upcoming bowlers that is the future of the sport of bowling.