Snooker & Billiards Ireland have a full time National Snooker Coach in PJ Nolan who also serves as our development officer when not coaching. PJ is an official W.P.B.S.A. World Snooker Coach and is one of the world’s most respected coaches in the world.
PJ works with our members, our International teams and various International and professionals from other countries who travel over to Ireland and train our Coaches.
Our main aim is to make snooker coaching as accessible as possible to all our members all over the country and we also have a network of local coaches who contribute to this vision.
We have listed all our Intro and Level 1 coaches on our web site under coaching in the top menu.
Coaching Ireland governs coaching through Sports Ireland. SBI run a one day Intro level course with our approved syllabus to train coaches since 2000 and in 2011 we held our first Level 1 pilot coaching Course.
As mentioned PJ is our main full time coach and we encourage anyone looking for coaching to contact PJ should they want to book a session with him either in his base club in the Ivy Rooms or in your own club or house.
The price of Coaching in Ireland is set at €20.00 per hour coaching ( Minimum Booking 2 Hours ) + €20.00 per hour travel time from Carlow Town. The prices does not include the light charge in your club or Tolls & Parking fees.
( Example in Dublin for a lesson : 2 hrs Coaching + 2 hrs Travel with no Tolls or no Parking fees = €80.00 plus you pay the lights charge in the club )
If you travel to Carlow to The Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, You can have a 2 hour lesson Including Lights. Coaching, Dvd of Lesson, Training Book, Psychology Booklet for Total of €55.00
It is advisable to book a lesson at least 3-4 weeks in advance as PJ is sometimes on International Duty or abroad coaching other international players.
Should you want to find out more about PJ then visit his personal website www.147academy.com
PJ Nolan becomes a W.P.B.S.A.World Snooker Coach from Terry Griffiths, Jason Ferguson and Steve Davis