Why Choose A Professional Snooker Coach?

Jamie BurnettAlan McManus


Why choose a professional snooker coach?

Jim is considered one of the top coaches in snooker as his list of past successes, including world ranked stars, demonstrate what he is cabable of. His list of successful players, both amateur and professional, continues to grow as can be seen in both the News section and Testimonial section of the website. Jim also has a very successful Junior Academy with champions and International players in every age group.

Another reason to choose Jim is, as a player at the top professional level he was able to reach 29th in the World Rankings and was the first Scottish player to play at the Crucible, winning matches against many of the top professional players.

Having 30 years experience as a player and a coach, Jim can spot the smallest of things in players, that other coaches can't, and by correcting these little faults he can help you make the difference between winning and loosing.

That is why you should choose Jim Donnelly as your professional coach.

Champion Quid



Congratulations to improve your snookers student Manasawin Quid on winning his first title at a recent under 21 tour event. The talented 14 year old, known as Quid beat two highly rated opponents - John Morrell in the semi's and Josh Thomond in the final at the Scotties snooker club, Liverpool event on the way to winning the tournament. 

This is a superb achievement for the up and coming pupil from Darlington who has a great future ahead of him. Quid is another of the phenomenal batch of juniors currently within the improve your snooker academy.




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Welcome back Christian

After a superb win in the under 14's snooker championship last year, Christian has taken a well earned break to focus on his studies. Christian is now back in the academy working hard, in preparation for the upcoming under 16's tournaments this year. Welcome back Christian.

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Snooker Coaching by Jim Donnelly

Snooker Coaching by Jim Donnelly

Love Snooker?

Then let me improve your snooker.

If you are interested in improving any aspect of your game, snooker coaching available to all age groups.

All levels of experience undertaken, whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced player the coaching sessions will be adapted to your ability and learning pace giving everyone a unique and individual experience.

Snooker coaching is offered on an individual, pair or group basis with club coaching seminars offered for larger numbers.

Coaching is divided into sessions and covers every aspect of the game from simple cueing and timing techniques through to advanced competitive play.

Whatever you are looking for you should find it here.

Contact Jim for more information.