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Bookings now being taken for the 2016 Junior Schools

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

See following link: Junior Schools

Packages for all ages and abilities.

Play in the best conditions around.

Advice and one-to-one coaching available.

Live in our academy houses.

Packages for any length of time.

Nutritious 3 course lunch available daily.

Please email to enquire.

More info


Star Snooker Academy

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 practice facilities that are state of the art and a world apart from anywhere else! 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 2011 Masters Champion Ding Junhui.

Also based at Star Snooker Academy are; Thai legend James Wattana, Xiao Guodong, Tian Pengfei,  Zhou Yuelong  IBSF World Champion of 2013, 2009 IBSF World Champion Thepchaiya Un-Nooh and 2013 Asian U21 Champion Noppon Saengkham. China's 2012 World U21 champion Lyu Haotian, IBSF U21 World Champion Lu Ning.

Email Keith:

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

Junior Summer Schools 2016 

Star Snooker Academy has limited places available for Junior Summer Schools 2016 which includes practice and accommodation. Week 1 July 11th - 15, Week 2 July 18th-22nd, Week 3 July 25th-29th, Week 4 August 1st- 5th, Week 5 August 8th-12th, Week 6 August 15th-19th, Week 7 August 22nd-26th.

'Academy now'

Who’s in (as of 20/07/16):      

Ding Junhui  Tian Pengfei  Thor Chuan Leong

Noppon Saengkham    Thepchaiya Un-Nooh

Dechawat Poomjaeng    James Wattana   

 Rory Thor    Oliver Brown    Ashley Hugill

Patrick Whelan    Chris Keogan    Nico Elton    Ali Owios      

Sam Thistlewhite    Kevin Killmorgan    Hatem Yassen    

Hossein Vafaei Ayouri    Igor Figueiredo    Rodion Judens 

Lukas Kleckers    Felix Frede    Paul Schopf  

Adam Stefanow    Shachar Ruberg

A number of British players and Saturday Junior School 

Nationalities;  China, Thailand, England,

 Malaysia, Iran, Egypt, USA, Brazil, Latvia,

Germany, Austria, Poland and Israel.

Current Events: 

Upcoming events: World Open, China

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


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







Latest news

Check out the new look entrance to the Star Snooker Academy at the Sheffield United Football Academy!Hamza Akbar Kyren Wilson wins his first Ranking event in Shanghai.EASB Ranking series Event 1 The FinalZhou Yuelong & Yan Bingtao win the Nongfu Spring World Cup in ChinaAdam Stefanow wins the Poland National Championship 2015'2015 World Grand Prix'Practice ahead of the German MastersA busy start to the New Year...Season's greetingsIgor Figueiredo's academy visitAnother top amateur joins