We are re-opening on Sat 11th July 

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, Garry Baldrey  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, 

Also based at Star Snooker Academy are; Thai legend James Wattana, WSF 2018 winner Luo Honghao, and former world runner up Nigel Bond.

Email : academyofsnooker@aol.com

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

Junior Summer Schools 2020 

Star Snooker Academy is pleased to announce bookings for Junior Summer Schools 2020 are now available, these include coaching, practice and accommodation (subject to availability) Under review due to coronavirus! please email for further details

Week 1: July 13th-17th. Week 2: July 20th-24th. Week 3: July 27th-31st. Week 4: August 3rd-7th. Week 5: August 10th-14th.

Academy featured on the 'The Ronnie O'Sullivan Show'  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D601NgYZ1lU

We are proud to be recognised by the EASB as a Centre of Excellence and current venue for the 2019 English Snooker Finals weekend and currently stage a number of events in the English Amateur Tour Ranking Series along with World Snooker Challenge Tour. Gold Member of the EPSB 147 club scheme.



  • Packages available all year round
  • Accommodation Options
  • Advice and one-to-one coaching available
  • Packages for any length of time
  • Q School Preperation packages 

Current Event

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Upcoming Events

Challenge Tour Play Off
20/07/2020 - 15/07/2020

World Championship Qualifiers
21/07/2020 - 28/07/2020

World Championship
31/07/2020 - 16/08/2020

British Seniors Open (Dates TBD)
01/08/2020 - 15/07/2020

Seniors 6 Red Championship (Dates TBD)
01/08/2020 - 15/07/2020

Seniors Masters (Dates TBD)
01/08/2020 - 15/07/2020

Women's World 10 Red Championship
01/08/2020 - 15/07/2020

Women's World 6 Red Championship
01/08/2020 - 15/07/2020

Women's World Championship (Dates TBD)
01/08/2020 - 15/07/2020

Qualifying School - Event One
03/08/2020 - 07/08/2020

Qualifying School - Event Two
08/08/2020 - 12/08/2020

Qualifying School - Event Three
13/08/2020 - 17/08/2020