View Full Version : Any instructors in the Austin (Pflugerville) area
I just returned to pool after a 16 year layoff due to marriage and kids coming first. i picked up a cue again around 6 months ago and either I was never as good as I thought I was or you really do loose it if you don't use it. Any suggestions on a good instructor or good ways to get back in stoke.
That is "stroke". Anyone know any instructors(Austin,TX). I know I am new here but any help would be greatly appreciated.
08-30-2002, 05:05 AM
You might wish to check with Sharon Hawley or Michelle at Hawley's Billiards. I am certain they can provide you with an excellent referral.
However, if you would like to take lessons from one of the best, make a regular trip to NYC and sign up with our very own Fran Crimi...
08-30-2002, 07:14 AM
Here is a list of all of the BCA Certified instructors listed at <a target="_blank" href=http://www.bca-pool.com>www.bca-pool.com</a> :
HOUSTON TX 281-448-1807
CARROLLTON TX 972-416-7333
CARROLLTON TX 800-707-0158 (<font color=red>I've heard good things about this guy but he isn't in Austin!</font color=red>)
EL PASO TX 915-842-8697
IRVING TX 972-438-5599
FT WORTH TX 817-237-8014
DALLAS TX 972-788-2989
BRIDGE CITY TX 409-735-5685
HOUSTON TX 713-468-5044
DALLAS TX 972-380-1300
HOUSTON TX 281-681-3577
SUGARLAND TX 281-242-9147
POWERS, JERRY DAN
CLYDE TX 915-893-2393
ROWLETT TX 972-412-9619
DALLAS TX 214-801-9335
PLANO TX 972-517-0622
ROWLETT TX 972-412-7426
HOUSTON TX 281-855-4046
HOUSTON TX 281-556-1809
IRVING TX 214-923-7259
KILLEEN TX 254-501-9657
PASADENA TX 713-946-1667
Hope this gives you the info you seek.
08-30-2002, 07:19 AM
<blockquote><font class="small">Quote: fatsam:</font><hr> That is "stroke". <hr></blockquote>Hi fatsam,
BTW - since you're new here, you might not know about the "edit" feature. After you create a post, if you find a spelling error you can go back and edit the original, thus not having to put up another post just to correct the spelling.
As for instructions: RandyG is in Dallas, ( http://www.poolschool.com ) and Scott Lee is currently traveling. You can find Scott Lee in the User List here and you can send him a personal message and see if he's coming through Austin soon. You may also want to contact AustinFilAm via the User List and see what he thinks. He has received instruction from Mr. Lee.
Thanks for the info
08-30-2002, 02:18 PM
I took a couple of hours lesson from Scott Lee and it was well worth it. A few of my teammates also took advantage of the opportunity. We were lucky that Austin was not out of the way when he made his trek to the New Orleans BCA show.
Another BCA instructor is Kevin Welling. He manages G-Cue Billiards at 300 Hesters Crossing. I don't know of his reputation as an instructor so you might want to call him at 310-8925. G-Cue is just a couple of miles from Pflugerville. As a matter of fact, I play on their Thursday night 9 ball league. I'll be at G-Cues this weekend watching the Texas Express 9 ball State Tournament. Finals will be on Sunday afternoon. Email me when you have a chance.
08-30-2002, 04:49 PM
Belinda Campos does offer lessons for reasonable rates.I highly recommend her.she could be reached at Eric`s billiards some where on Airway Blvd ( I am not from Texas) cheers
Hi FATSAM: Check in with randyg at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
I have a nice idea for you.......thank you
09-04-2002, 07:14 AM
You might want to call Kevin Welling from GCue Billiards. (You know, the place where the Texas State Open was held this past weekend. He was the guy running the tournament in the suit all weekend.) I've taken his class and I thought it was pretty good. Reasonably priced and its about once a week for about 5-6 weeks. Gives you enough time to practice what you learned that week instead of giving you all that instruction in a weekend.
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