Jean-Marie Hustin – EBSA Coach

EBSA assistant head Coach Bratislav Krastev travelled to Czech to conduct a three day EBSA coaching course on behalf of the European Billiards & Snooker Association to train Jean-marie Hustin in becoming Official EBSA Snooker Coach.

Coaching Course

This EBSA Coaching Course is only open to recognized coaches who are approved by their own National Governing Body.

Brando said ” It was such a great pleasure to train and qualify Jean-marie to become an EBSA coach. He is very passionate about the game as he has years of years of experience. I hope the knowledge we shared will help him promote the game in his country and his club.”


The EBSA Snooker Coaching syllabus includes a practical exam as well as verbal and written exams covering all the techniques and skills of coaching the game of snooker. This Coaching course in Bulgaria covered all aspects of the game from Planning Sessions, Designing Routines, Role of a Coach, Sports Psychology, Rules of the Game, Practice Exercises, Written Records, Safety Play, Shot Selection, Oral Assessment, Preparation for Match- Play, Physical and Mental Etiquette and on the final day they completed the EBSA coaching written exam.

Homework Assignments

The coach will now begin his probation period where he will complete all the necessary assignments in his own country to graduate in becoming a fully accredited EBSA Coach later in the year. The EBSA will soon now have 16 countries consisting of coaches with full EBSA accreditation promoting the game all around Europe which goes well for the future of the game.

Become A EBSA Coach

If you would like to become an Official EBSA Coach you need to contact your own National Governing Body in writing and request them to officially contact Maxime Cassis in the EBSA nominating you to do the course as only nominated NGB coaches can do the EBSA course.

Full details are on web site.