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23 Oct 2017

New UK Coaching Course

We are delighted to announce a new WPBSA World Billiards Coaching Course in the UK. This will take place over the weekend of 9th & 10th December 2017 at the Winchester Club in Leicester.

The course is aimed at people who wish to become WPBSA World Billiards Coaches and promote the game of English Billiards via coaching in their region. Following feedback from the first UK course we have now increased the duration to two full days.

Peter Gilchrist


We are pleased to announce that multiple World Champion Peter Gilchrist will be in Leicester helping to deliver this latest course.

Peter’s playing record is well known to most, but his coaching credentials are equally as impressive; his most recent coaching appointment was national coach for the cue-sports association in his adoptive country of Singapore.

We are delighted to welcome Peter to the coaching team and look forward to adding his knowledge of the art of coaching to the course.



The course includes:WPBSA Coach

  • DBS check
  • Child protection/safeguarding training
  • Billiards coaching techniques
  • How to market yourself & set up coaching programmes
  • Practical & written examinations
  • Refreshments
  • WPBSA Rules of Billiards & Snooker handbook
  • World Billiards Coach polo shirt*
  • Coaching certificate*
  • WPBSA/World Billiards coaching ID card*
  • Free access to future WPBSA coaching seminars*

* Successful candidates only.


For more details please contact Martin Goodwill via the Contact Us page.

The fee for this course is £199; click here to submit your application.

See here to see course applicants.

The recommended hotel for this course is the Ramada Leicester Stage Hotel which is 5 minutes drive from the club. See www.stagehotel.co.uk for details.



See links below for further information:

Introduction to the WPBSA World Billiards Coaching Scheme

List of current WPBSA World Billiards Coaches

September 2016 course (UK)

September 2017 course (Australia)

Find a coach (map)