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.

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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 & Jimmy White

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 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 included
  • Advice and one-to-one coaching available
  • Packages for any length of time
  • Q School Preperation packages 

Current Event

20/02/2020 - 24/02/2020

Upcoming Events

Players Championship
24/02/2020 - 02/03/2020

Challenge Tour 5
28/02/2020 - 01/03/2020

Challenge Tour 10
01/03/2020 - 03/03/2020

Championship League - Group 7
02/03/2020 - 04/03/2020

Championship League - Winners' Group
04/03/2020 - 06/03/2020

China Open Qualifiers
08/03/2020 - 12/03/2020

Gibraltar Open
11/03/2020 - 16/03/2020

Tour Championship
17/03/2020 - 23/03/2020