Manon first watched snooker on a black and white screen. She played several ball sports but got addicted in 1992 to snooker. In 1995, 2000 and 2014 she has won the Dutch Ladies Championships and she has won the Dutch Ladies Ranking several times. Her best achievement is when she came in 5th at the European Championships in 1999 in Enschede (Holland).
She regularly participates in European and World Championships. She already coached volleyball youth players for a couple of years. Furthermore she is a member of the Federal Council of the KNBB (Royal Dutch Billiards Association). As a coach she wants to enlarge interest in Dutch snooker in general and bring Dutch snooker to a higher level, especially with the youth.