Home Town: Pontefract, Yorks, lives Whitehall, Pennsylvania
Date and Place of Birth: 08/02/1976
Family: Mam and dad, Susan and Tony. Two brothers Craig and Shane
Wins / High Finishes In Last 12 Months: World 9 Ball Champion; International Challenge of Champions, World Class 9 Ball Champion, Mosconi Cup winner, GB9 Tour Champion, World Ranked No.1, Guinness World Series runner-up.
Top Three Career Achievements: Back to back US Open champion; World 9 Ball Champion, World 10 Ball Champion; World Ranked No.1
Biggest Disappointment: Not winning World 8 Ball Championship.
Favourite Mosconi Cup memory: 2010 beating Dennis Hatch 5-4
Favourite Pool Player: Alex Pagulayan
Favourite Pool Venue: York Hall Bethnal Green
Sporting Hero: Lee Westwood
Cues Used: Predator 314 2 Ikon 2 6
Hobbies: Golf, fishing
Other sports played: Boxing, football, darts, snooker
Sponsors logos worn (Max 3): Yalin Billiards, Predator Cues
Favourite food and drink: Tea, thai food
Like About Pool: Playing one table TV arenas
Dislike About Pool: Politics and badly organised worldwide tournaments
Occupation Other Than Pool: None
Describe Yourself in Ten Words: kind, honest, dedicated, driven, brave, courageous, funny, lazy.