Star Snooker Academy wishes snooker players from all over the globe a warm welcome to their coaching facility.

    The Star Snooker Academy isn’t just for snooker professionals — the facilities are available to players of all standards and levels with Coaching, Gift days and an Exclusive Membership Club available.

    Fully qualified snooker coaches provide full snooker coaching for all abilities in our practice facilities that are state of the art and a world apart from anywhere else!

    Housed at Sheffield United FC’s first class training facilities near the heart of the city, we boast the very best that snooker has to offer — 10 Star Tables maintained to the same conditions as used in World Professional ranking events, with steel block cushions, TV style lighting, Strachan cloths, Aramith Tournament Champion Balls and professional pocket templates.

    Keith and Garry, formerly based at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield have moved across town from the English Institute of Sport to Sheffield United Football Club's Training Academy which is now the main practice base of China's number one and current Masters Champion Ding Junhui.

    Also based at Star Snooker Academy are Thai No.1 James Wattana, 2011 Asian Champion Passakorn Suwannawat, 2010 IBSF World Champion Dechawat Poomjang from Thailand. China's No2 Liang Wenbo, 2011 Asian u 21 Champion Cao Yupeng along with other Chinese players Tian Pengfei, Li Yan, Liu Chuang and Xiao Guodong.

    India's No.1 & 2 Professionals Aditya Mehta & Lucky Vatnani are resident here and the Star Academy is a regular practice base for former World professional champions Ronnie O'Sullivan, Peter Ebdon and Ken Doherty.  

    We are also proud to be recognised by the EASB and venue for the English snooker finals weekend as well as home to all the English amateur snooker & billiards trophies in our dedicated display cabinet.


    SPECIAL OFFER - Full Day Gift Experience £99

    John Parrott Coaching Day

    After the first sucessful coaching clinic- John will be returning again soon. watch this space for dates to be announced

    Players who attended received a full day of coaching from former World Champion John Parrott in the very best snooker conditions anywhere.

    They played on the the very same Star tables where top players such as Ding Junhui prepare for major tournaments.

    Star Junior Schools

    The Junior Schools at the Star Snooker Academy offer a unique experience for young aspiring snooker players of all standards. From technical coaching on the table to nutritional advice and a psychological insight off it, the 5 day long course covers every aspect of Snooker.

    Players receive daily coaching from a top World Snooker accredited coach to aid their improvement in their technical ability and match play. The coaching involves group coaching with all the students as well as individual coaching to offer more personal advice to every player.
    There is a tournament held at the end of the week to give the students the opportunity to apply new techniques they have learned over the week. The tournament is handicapped by the coach to give all standards a fair chance with a prize going to the winner.

    All students receive a certificate for completing the course.

    Nutritious lunch is provided within the Academy building at approx 12 noon. Breakfast is taken before practise at 9.30am before returning to the accommodation around 7-8pm

    Students are housed approx 3 miles from the Academy with daily transport to and from the Academy provided. Alternatively students who do not require accommodation can arrive at the Academy daily at 10am.

    Junior School - Student Fees

    Student with accommodation   £500

    Student without accommodation  £400

    Transport to and from an airport can be arranged for a small additional fee

    Price includes daily transport to and from Academy, and also includes 3 course lunch

    The courses are from Monday to Friday of each week and are open to anyone aged 17 and under.

    Tailor-Made Courses
    As well as Junior School courses, the Academy also offers courses to suit any age or playing standard. Courses can be designed to suit any specific requirements.

    Contact the Academy for more information and dates available for these courses.

    Where are we?

    Star Snooker Academy
    Sheffield United Football Club Academy
    Firshill Crescent
    S4 7DJ


    email - academyofsnooker@aol.com

    Tel +44 (0) 114 2420596
    Mob: +44(0)7770 222147


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