Coach Background Information
Surname, first name: Kejla, Tomas
Date of birth: 10.12.1974
Martial status: married, two kids (15 and 10 years old boys)
Language: English, Czech
I was one of the Czech snooker best players – participated on ECH 2007 and 2008. I stopped playing to give all to coaching and improving Czech and Slovak snooker players.
Since 2003 – now Eurosport snooker commentator
2003/2013 and 2016/now Member of the board CMBS (Czech and Moravian billiard association)
Since 2008 – now Snooker coach
2010 EBSA snooker coach certificate
2010 – now Czech national snooker coach
2013 Best personality of the year award CMBS
2014 Eurosport head snooker commentator
2015 – now Slovak national snooker coach
2015 – now Head of National youth commission CMBS (Czech and Moravian billiard association)
I coached players on all levels. My best students are national snooker champions and number ones in ranking.
I invented program “puzzle snooker” which is system of routines for improving players step by step.
Aleš Herout, which I started coaching from his 10 years old, win first tournament at age 12. Now he is 18years old, 2 times Czech snooker champion and for 4 years Czech no.1 in ranking. He was
only 15year old player which goes through to L32 on ECH men in Wroclaw.
I has snooker Academy in Prague.
I invented tournament series “SIXRED”, which was played in two countries (sixred.cz)
I organize Snooker camp, where we have about 50 players, during summer for more than 10 years
My main aim is to help young players improves their skills and teach them all about snooker.