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Photo Name and
Pool Biography Website with Contact Information
Dr. Dave Alciatore Dr. Dave Alciatore

Fort Collins, CO
- Author of the book: "The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards"
- Co-author of the "Video Encyclopedia of Pool" instructional video series
- Instructional columnist for Billiards Digest magazine
- Dean of the Billiard University
Dr. Dave Billiards

Instructional products and private lessons
Jerry Briesath Jerry Briesath

Madison, WI
Phoenix, AZ
- PBIA Master Instructor
- Author of "A Pool Lesson with Jerry Briesath"
- Widely considered one of the best pool instructors
- Head of long-running and successful pool school

The Pool School

Jerry Briesath's Famous Pool School

Randy Goettlicher Randy Goettlicher

Dallas, TX
- Original P.B.I.A Master Instructor
- Proud Father of the SPF Family
- Co-author of World/BCA Rules
- Co-author of Texas Express Rules and originator of Scotch Doubles

Master’s Pool School

Home of Randyg

Mark Wilson Mark Wilson

St. Louis, MO
- Professional pool player and instructor a
- Author of "Play Great Pool"
- Billiards commentator

Mark Wilson

Play Great Pool

Bob Jewett Bob Jewett

San Francisco, CA
- National Collegiate Champion 1975
- Certified instructor for over 20 years
- Columnist for Billiards Digest and several other magazines
- Library of over 2000 books on billiards

SF Billiard Academy

Courses and various instructional items

Mike Page Mike Page

Fargo, ND
- Instructor at Fargo Billiard Academy
- Creator of fargobilliards youtube instructional videos
- Proprietor at Fargo Billiards & Gastropub

Fargo Billiards

You gotta see this place

Mark Finkelstein Mark Finkelstein

New York, NY
- Author of the book: "Pool Ramblings"
- Instructional columnist for Inside Pool and NYCGrind.com
- Instructor, National Billiard Academy
- House Pro, Slate and Eastside Billiards, NYC

Mark Finkelstein

Private lessons, corporate events and parties

Randy Russell Randy Russell

New Brunswick
- Co-founder and Registrar of the Billiard University
- BU Summer School Boot Camp instructor
- Co-author of the Billiard University Instructional Video Series

Randy Russell

private lessons,
BU Exam administration

Senior Instructors

Name and Location Website or E-mail
Samm Diep

Samm Diep

Denver, CO

Samm Diep
Scott Lee

Scott Lee

Battle Creek, MI
(but travels a lot)

Carl Oswald

Carl Oswald

Dallas, TX

Joe Tucker

Joe Tucker

Rhode Island
(but travels a lot)

Lee Brett

Lee Brett

Las Vegas, NV

Nic Barrow

Nic Barrow

Milton Keynes, England

Colin Colenso

Colin Colenso

Melbourne, Australia


Tommy Jones

Fayetteville, GA

jeremiah gage

Jeremiah Gage

Denver, CO

stephen brown

Steven T. Brown Sr.

Largo, MD

James Hester

James Hester

Atlanta, GA

Mark Powell

Mark Powell

New Market, MD


Affiliate Instructors

Name and Location Website or E-mail
Patrick Johnson - Chicago, IL sphereologist@gmail.com
Allan P. Sand - Santa Clara, CA www.billiardgods.com/pbiaacs-instructor
Ken Tewksbury - Concord, NH www.billiardinstructor.org
Matt Sherman - Gainesville, FL Billiards.Guide@About.com
Roger Long - Phoenix, AZ roglong@cox.net
Scott Rohleder - Jacksonville, FL
Conrad Ruybal - Albuquerque, NM www.radicalpool.com
KJ Williams - Peoria, IL www.CueSportBilliardAcademy.com
Ekkhard Schneider-Lombard - Lappersdorf, Germany ekkibaer@web.de
Robin E. Kelly - Yadkinville, NC aimisthegameinpool.com
Richard L. Anderson - North Charleston, SC thebilliardacademy@comcast.net
Stefano Fiumi - Bologna, Italy www.apaitalia.weebly.com
Andy Walker - Fenton, MI demondrew@comcast.net
Adam Henson - Cartersville, GA adamh0180@aol.com
Mansour Al Khanfari - Qatar mkhanfari@hotmail.com
Jason E. Merry - Tacoma, WA longline2007@gmail.com
Nigel Webb -
Leicester, United Kingdom
Dan Figueroa - Denver, CO holly4pool@gmail.com
Holly Figueroa - Elizabeth, CO holly4pool@gmail.com
Robin Dreyer - Beaverton, OR www.robindreyer.com
Dan Mueller - Madison, WI poollessonsbydan@gmail.com
Steve M Strange - Fallbrook, CA YouthBilliardAcademy@gmail.com
Vincent Gomez - Vienna, Austria vincent.gomez@udm.at


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