author of the
Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards
the instructional video series: Video Encyclopedia of Pool Shots (VEPS) and Video Encyclopedia of Pool Practice (VEPP)
and the Billiard University (BU) Instructional DVD series
Dr. Dave is author of the innovative book, CD-ROM , and DVD "The Illustrated Principles of Pool and Billiards" (2004), the comprehensive DVD series: "The Video Encyclopedia of Pool Shots (VEPS)" (2010) and "The Video Encyclopedia of Pool Practice (VEPP)" (2012), the popular website billiards.colostate.edu, and the educational DVD "High-speed Video Magic" (2007). He is also Dean and co-founder of the Billiard University (BU), and was instructmental in developing the BU assessment tools, rating system, and instructional resources. Dr. Dave is also a long-time monthly instructional columnist for Billiards Digest (BD) magazine (since 2004) and an active participant on the AZB and BD online discussion forums. He is a devoted pool and billiards enthusiast and an expert in understanding the physics of the game. He offers individual lessons and intensive courses through Dr. Dave's Pool School and the Billiard University.
For his "day job," Dr. Dave is a mechanical engineering professor at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. He is a passionate teacher and an experienced textbook author, and he has received many awards for his contributions. His teaching and writing experience has helped him develop skills for presenting and illustrating difficult concepts in a concise and understandable way.
Dr. Dave's pool credentials:
Here are some other things Dr. Dave has contributed to the pool world:
For more info, see the online interview with Dr. Dave.
Dr. Dave can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org. All of his instructional products are available for purchase at: dr-dave-billiards.com.