We are currently closed due to Covid restrictions, enquiries will only be answered through email at this time!

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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, Sheffield United Football Club's Training Academy and Steelers Sports Club and are now based in the city centre, 

Many players have based themselves at the academy over the years including Ding Junhui, James Wattana, Nigel Bond, Mark Allen to name a few!

The academy specialises in coaching for all ages and is known worldwide for their elite junior programs.

Email : [email protected]

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 

Postponed due to coronavirus 2021 dates coming soon!

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) 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

World Championship Qualifiers
05/04/2021 - 14/04/2021

Upcoming Events

World Championship
17/04/2021 - 03/05/2021

World Seniors Championship
06/05/2021 - 09/05/2021