Artistic, Trick shots, 8-ball & 9-ball
Currently Ranked #16: WPA – Artistic Pool Division
APA 8-Ball: Skill level 7
APA 9-Ball: Skill level 8
McDermott Ambassador Since: 2011
Worldwide in artistic pool
San Diego APA for 8-ball & 9-ball
Home Club: San Diego APA since 1996
Favorite Venues: O-Billiards Café — San Diego, California
Tips/advice for aspiring players:
Practice, practice, practice. Stay focused and in the zone. Above all, have fun and enjoy the game. You never stop learning at any age.
Best advice he received from someone:
Practice, practice, practice.
Jim "Coach" Barnard competes in artistic pool competitions throughout the U.S. and worldwide. He has participated in the Tom Rossman "Cup" tournaments and the Artistic Pool Masters Championships.
Coach became a recognized BCA instructor in 2003 and has been shooting pool for over 50 years. He started playing with McDermott Cues in the early 2000's and now uses them all the time.