Andrew Yaworski
Influencer

Andrew’s YouTube channel is titled: “Yaworski Pool Practice”. Andrew has been passionate about cue sports since first picking up a cue at sixteen years old.

 

He has worked in multiple pool rooms (as in-house staff and as a tournament director); he built his consumer and product knowledge base by working in his family’s billiard store. Andrew’s public appearances include: film, live television, radio, product expos, and charitable events.

 

Andrew is often asked to lend his voice to live match commentary. He also coaches/teaches pool fundamentals to a number of local students.

 

Andrew started his YouTube channel as a platform to share his views and experience—with the goal of helping to grow the sport!

Joe 'Rackem' Watson
Influencer

Joe “Rackem” Watson is a professional Streamer and PRO/AM Player. He started playing pool at the age of 18 at a new local pool room in his hometown. He did not start taking it seriously until he hit 21.

 

He got a chance to work with Tor Lowry in 2013 where Tor came and gave lessons for 14 days. This amped up his love for the game. His biggest achievement in pool so far is winning a trip to Las Vegas in 2013 in both the 8 Ball and 9 Ball teams through the Indy APA pool league.

 

Joe has won many local tournaments as well. He started the RackemJoe Livestream about 5 ago. He has streamed the Indiana APA State Invitational for the last 4 or 5 years. He´s also streamed the Hoosier Open 9 Ball Tour for 5 years and, he is also the creator and tournament director for these events as well.

 

 

The biggest and most interesting event would be when he was asked to stream the 2018 Masters Artistic Pool Championships at Jamaica Joe’s in Oklahoma.

 

Brad Swain
Influencer & Instructor

Brad Swain is a triple certified/PBIA/SPF instructor and a lifelong student of the game. After taking a few years away from the game Brad came back into a much different pool scene than the one he remembered.

 

The pool scene had grown considerably and there were more newcomers to the game than he had ever seen! Brad is now on a mission to spread his knowledge and passion for the game with his website and blog “Railbirds of a feather”.

 

The blog will be focused around teaching all levels of students of the game and restoring the long lost unwritten rules of “The Gentleman’s Game.” Brad’s home base is at Cue & Shisha in Orange Park, FL where he teaches lessons and eventually clinics.

 

He has a passion to help others and a desire to teach the game to others like the railbirds in his local pool room taught him when he was a teen.

 

Christopher 'Lil'Chris' Sharier
Influencer

“Lil’Chris” is a popular influencer and pool coach. He is a software developer who picked up his first pool cue at the age of 17.

 

He’s always had a passion in teaching, which influenced him to start his YouTube channel 2 years ago where he shares his knowledge to assist amateur pool players in improving their game.

 

Lil’Chris is closing in on 70,000 subscribers and 7 million views on YouTube.

Aivhan Maluto
Pro Player

Aivhan is a filipinho pro player who lives in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

 

He was born in 1987. His pool idols are Lee vann and Corteza and, of course Efren Reyes.

 

Aivhan is a 3-times Abu Dhabi Open champion and he has also won the 10-ball Abu Dhabi Open championship. In addition he is one of the dominating players in the biggest online pool events.

 

He started playing pool when he was 15 years.

 

Currently he is playing out of Power Break Billiard Hall in Abu Dhabi.

 

Aivhan’s favorite games are 9 and 10-ball.

Allen Ellison
Influencer

Allen Is Founder Of “Billiard Livestream (BLS)”. He is a professional live streamer, and an avid player.

 

Allen has immense IT knowledge along with craftsmanship abilities. A while back “BLS” created “Taking Shots” housing a 9’ Diamond table and a 7’ Diamond table within a private area with state-of-the-art features and heavily controlled lighting, temperature and humidity for optimal playing conditions. Touch screen scoring directly connected to the live stream feed.

 

With top quality players such as Justin Hall and Donny Mills providing feedback- Billiard Live Stream “The Taking Shots” location is noted as one of the best places to set up thrilling competitive matches. Billiard Live Stream also travel from time to time to offer services for events!

Michael Presley
Influencer

Born in 1992, Michael picked up a cue early in age. Learning a great fundamental base, but not without a lot of errors of learning from his coach and mentor John Wright . In 2011 Michael received the first of what would become 18 MVP awards across the next 10 years!

 

Several trips to Vegas from 2017-2018 to compete on the felt. Michael has competed across the amatuer and open tournaments across the south from Texas to Oklahoma to Louisiana and everywhere in between! Michael owes all of his success to the people who would beat him over the last 10 years.

 

He would learn the mind set of train until your idols become your rivals and Michael still believes in that today. He has given countless amounts of knowledge and help to friends and students of the game.

 

Believing in the best pool game starts with the right fundamentals. Michael’s idols are GW Butler, Roy Payton, Carlyle Stanek, Cecil Rhea Jr, Austin Neenan and Charlie Bryant

Calvin Post - CJP Billiards
Influencer

Calvin Post is the owner and operator of CJP Billiards. A small shop that specializes in creating unique 3D printed accessories for pool.

 

CJP Billiards started in 2020, and is located in Michigan. CJP Billiards offers lifetime warranties on all of the shop’s 3D printed products, and a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee.

 

Calvin’s love for pool began when he was ten years old and his grandfather introduced him to the game on the family pool table. He inherited the table from his grandparents and it is the table he still regularly plays on today!

 

The family table is now forty years old and spans over four generations of the Post family. Since his inheritance he has spent countless hours practicing and improving his skill of the game, which has been the inspiration behind CJP Billiards and the items he offers.

Miha 'Zaytsev' Zajc
pro player

Miha “Zaytsev” Zajc  is a pool and snooker player from Slovenia, born in 1981.
 
He started to play pool at age 30 (almost 10 years ago) after ending his basketball career.
 
After a few years he reached the national first league and he soon became a national team member for European championships in 2016 and 2018. In 2018 he signed up for the National snooker championship for the first time and the won the competition. He decided to try again 2 years later in 2020 and became National snooker champion one more time. Second title was won with J.Flowers snooker equipment including carbon snooker cue.
 
His idols are Ronnie O’Sullivan, Nick Van Den Berg and Tony Drago.
Miha is very active in the billiard world.
 
He is known as a pool instructor, club leader, event organiser and player who regularly plays big events including European championships, Eurotours, Chinese pool tournaments

Kyle Key
Influencer

He’s been playing pool over two years at a competitive level. Kyle is involved with tournaments from helping running them too playing in them.

 

He is striving to be great and to be respected in the sport.

 

Born in 1998 Key is young and has the will to win on a daily basis.

 

This kid will be great and is always gonna be honest in playing.

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