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Become a Coach


Introducing the WPBSA World Billiards Coaching Scheme

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The World Billiards Coaching Scheme is approved and supported by theĀ WPBSA and led by our head of coachingĀ Martin Goodwill.


Our long term goal is to create a network of qualified coaches around the world to grow participation in the sport and mentor the next generation of billiards champions.




Also part of the coaching team are head coachĀ Phillip Welham, our President Roxton Chapman, board member Jason Colebrook, multiple World Champion Peter Gilchrist, multiple New Zealand Champion Gary Oliver and multiple English Champion Rob Hall.Ā 

Alan Chamberlain, Phil Welham, Martin Goodwill and Roxton Chapman

Courses are designed to equip candidates with theĀ requisite skills to deliver effective, responsive and rewarding coaching and includes full child protection and safeguarding training delivered by WPBSA representative Chris Motley.



Courses includes:

  • 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.



If you wish to reserve a place on a forthcoming course please contact Martin Goodwill via theĀ Contact UsĀ page.

See links below for further information:

List of current WPBSA World Billiards Coaches

September 2016 course (UK)

September 2017 course (Australia)

December 2017 course (UK)

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