About the Instructor

Chris is native New Yorker and a retired trial lawyer who has been playing pool since the age of 10, and competing since he was 15.  After serving in the U.S. Army, he spent some time traveling America's highways playing pool with his mentor, an experienced east coast player.

While attending college and law school, Chris was two-time ACU-I (intercollegiate) Southwest Regional champion, advancing to the national finals in 1980 and 1982.

Chris is a graduate of two separate PBIA/BCA master academies, qualifying as a Recognized Instructor in 2003 and a Certified Instructor in 2006.  He has been House Professional at Slate Street Billiards in Rio Rancho, NM since 2005.


Extreme outside or "running" english to make a thin cut.