Established in 2003.

Star Snooker Academy wishes snooker players from all over the globe a warm welcome to our coaching and elite practice facility.

Our expert fully qualified snooker coaches provide full snooker coaching for all abilities in our state of the art practice facilities! Keith and Garry, formerly based at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield have moved across town from the English Institute of Sport and Sheffield United Football Club's Training Academy and are now based at Steelers Sports Club, which is now the main practice base of China's number one and multiple ranking tournament winner Ding Junhui.

Also based at Star Snooker Academy are; Thai legend James Wattana, WSF 2018 winner Luo Honghao, Tian Pengfei, 2013 Asian U21 Champion Noppon Saengkham and former world runner up Nigel Bond.

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Star Academy is a regular practice base for former World Champions Ronnie O'Sullivan, Peter Ebdon, Ken Doherty, John Higgins and 2015 Shanghai Masters Champion Kyren Wilson.

Junior Summer Schools 2019

Star Snooker Academy is pleased to announce bookings for Junior Summer Schools 2019 are now available, these include practice and accommodation.

Week 1: July 8th-12th. Week 2: July 15th-19th. Week 3: 22rd-26th July. Week 4: 29th July- 2nd August. Week 5: 5th-9th August.

Academy featured on the 'The Ronnie O'Sullivan Show'

We are proud to be recognised by the EASB as a Centre of Excellence and former venue for the English Snooker Finals weekend and currently stage a number of events in the English Ranking Series. 



  • Packages available all year round
  • Accommodation included
  • Advice and one-to-one coaching available
  • Packages for any length of time

Please email to enquire or click here for more info.

Current Event

Championship League - Group 6
23/01/2019 - 25/01/2019

Upcoming Events

Challenge Tour 9
26/01/2019 - 28/01/2019

German Masters
30/01/2019 - 04/02/2019

China v UK Challenge
01/02/2019 - 23/01/2019

World Grand Prix
04/02/2019 - 11/02/2019

Welsh Open
11/02/2019 - 18/02/2019

China Open Qualifiers
18/02/2019 - 22/02/2019

Snooker Shoot-Out
21/02/2019 - 25/02/2019