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.

Upcoming Player, Paul Ingram

Paul Ingram

Paul is a late starter to top class competitive snooker but is the best natural potter of a ball I have seen in a long time. I have been working with Paul for the last 3 months focusing on cue ball control, break building and tactical play and we are seeing a big improvement in his game. Paul intends playing in the P.T.C. and Cue School events next year with a view to getting a place on the main tour. Combining his potting ability with what we are working on he has every chance of achieving his goal.

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Darion Cockrill

Darion Cockrill, Hartlepoole, England. 12 year old Darion has just won the Under 16’s Teeside Individual title without loosing a match. Darion joined Jim’s academy in May last year and is a great prospect with a lot of talent. He has now been promoted to the Under 18 Premier League.


Rhys Clarke, 17, Stonehouse, Scotland. Rhys is dominating Scottish snooker. He has just win his first 4 ranking tournaments, the Under 21’s, and three Under 19’s tournaments and is also in the final of another 2. He recently had a good match against Judd Trump in the P.C.T. event. Pro status will not be long in coming. We are also pleased to announce that Rhys has just won the first Men’s Ranking event of 2013, winning 4 – 0.

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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.