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Anthony BEELER

Anthony Beeler-McDermott Cue Ambassador

"Unstoppable Anthony"

8-Ball, 9-Ball, Bank Pool & One Pocket

      2014-15 Bluegrass BCAPL–Kentucky Player of the Year
      (#1 Ranked Player)

Playing Cue: G1303 with a G-Core shaft & Kamui Black Soft Clear Tip

Breaking Cue: McDermott Sledgehammer Break Cue with Samsara Tip

McDermott Ambassador Since: 2012

Competes: Nationally in the USA

Home Club: Silver Cue Billiards — Lexington, Kentucky

Favorite Venues: BCAPL National Championships & Derby City Classic

Tips/advice for aspiring players:
Seek out a qualified coach. A great instructor can take years off the learning curve.

Best advice he received from someone:
Keep good records relating to your practice sessions. If you aren’t improving you probably need to change the way you are practicing.



Major Accomplishments

  • 20 Time Rack and Cue 9-Ball Champion Campbellsville, Kentucky
  • 13 Time JR’s Pool Room Champion (8-Ball and 9-Ball) — Lancaster, Kentucky
  • 12 Time Ace Billiards Champion (8-Ball and 9-Ball) — Danville, Kentucky
  • 2015 BCAPL National 9-Ball Championships — 13th Place (Mixed Open Teams) — Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2014-15 Bluegrass BCAPL — Kentucky Player of the Year (#1 Ranked Player)
  • 2014 BCAPL National 8-Ball Championships — 13th PlaceLas Vegas, Nevada
  • 2013-14 Bluegrass BCAPL — Kentucky Player of the Year (#1 Ranked Player)
  • 2013 BCAPL National 9-Ball Championships — 1st Place (Mixed Open Teams) — Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2013 BCAPL National 8-Ball Championships — 9th Place (out of 1086 players) — Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2013 BCAPL National 8-Ball Championships — 17th Place (out of 550 teams) — Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2007 CSI Qlimpics 8-Ball Mini-Tournament Champion
  • 2007 CSI Qlimpics 9-Ball Mini-Tournament Champion
  • 1999 Legends — Kentucky State 9-Ball ChampionElizabethtown, Kentucky


Anthony Beeler is an instructional columnist for Pool and Billiard Magazine and On the Break News. He is the owner and founder of Virtual Billiard Academy and the Angles as a Second Language course.

Beeler is a player representative for McDermott Custom Cues and is a two time BCAPL Kentucky Player of the Year. In addition, he also won the 2013 BCAPL National 9-Ball Championship (Mixed Open Teams) and has a total of five top 25 national finishes to his credit.

He is a certified instructor for the American CueSports Association (ACS) and is the primary author of the ACS National Billiard Instructor’s Manual. Recently, he released a new book entitled, Unstoppable! Positive Thinking for Pool Players.

Beeler finished the Bluegrass BCAPL 2013-14 and 2014-15 seasons as the #1 ranked player in Kentucky, and is also known for establishing the record for most amateur pool tournament victories in one year (62), which was set in 1999.

Anthony is also a fully licensed Kentucky teacher with a master’s degree in Education Leadership. He has worked in public education for fifteen years. During that time, he worked as a school district administrator for nine years and as a Virtual Learning Consultant for the Kentucky Department of Education for one year.

Throughout his pool-playing career, Anthony has won over 300 pool tournaments and cashed in in several professional events. He is an advocate of long-term instruction. If you have a question or if you want to move your game to the next level feel free to visit poolteacher.com.