Jim lives in the West End of Glasgow and has his own Billiards room, ideal for coaching.
Jim created and maintains both World Billiards websites.
Gary qualified as a WPBSA World Billiards Coach and Examiner in September 2017.
He took up billiards at the age of 18 but had periods away from the sport of 6 & 7 years and has only played seriously since 1998. Gary has won multiple New Zealand Billiard Championships, well over 70 ranking titles within NZ and has over 500 century+ breaks in competition...
I did not pick up a cue till I was in my forties, and then, I only played snooker. At the insistence of my dad, I started playing billiards and immediately fell in love with the game. I started collecting videos and DVD's to learn more about the game. I also had a couple of lessons with Robbie Foldvari.
After a few years I started refereeing billiards ...
Having a great passion and a love for the game of Billiards, along with the gentleman’s ethos that comes with the Billiard fraternity and practising the game, I wanted to try and give back and enthuse others to take up and grow the game for the next generation.
An area of my working life has been training apprentices, although soon to be retired, I ...