Please find various links to officially recognised Associations, Federations, Confederations and Organisations for both Amateur and Professional Snooker and Billiards worldwide, plus links to Anti-Doping, Sports Authorities and Coaching.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is an international independent agency composed and funded equally by the sport movement and governments of the world. Its key activities include scientific research, education, development and monitoring anti-doping policies in all sports and all countries.
The Sport Ireland (SI) is the authority tasked with the development of sport in Ireland. This includes participation, high performance in sport and the development of the Sport Ireland Sports Campus. Sport Ireland also funds all official NGB's in the Republic of Ireland including RIBSA each year with a grant.
Coaching Ireland role is the development of coaching in the Republic of Ireland, highlighting the importance of quality coaching in developing athletes and providing opportunities for participants. Sport Ireland Coaching works in partnership with all National Governing Bodies (NGB's) to achieve these objectives
PJ Nolan is the National Coach of Snooker & Billiards Ireland. PJ was the first Professional Snooker Coach in Ireland. PJ is the Head of European Billiards & Snooker Association Coaching. PJ received a World Snooker Scholarship to become a World Snooker WPBSA Coach and is a qualified Coaching Ireland Tutor.