Biography

Based in London, UK. Operating Worldwide.

Rico has toured the world as a champion pool player for almost 30 years since he was 15! During this time he has won 8 bronze, 4 silver and 3 gold medals at the European Pool Championships! Considered the pioneer of pool in the Netherlands, he is part of their “golden generation”, which has now spawned top pool stars such as Nick van den Berg, Niels Feijen and Alex Lely.

He featured regularly in World Championships matches live on Sky Sports & ESPN StarSports in front of live viewing audiences of over 50 million, has graced billboards all over Asia and is also regarded as one of the most feared hustlers in the world. He has coached people of all ages and levels, Bond girls, other celebrities and even 6x World Snooker champion superstar Ronnie O’Sullivan asked Rico for advice on pool!

His spectacular Trick Shots show has been seen all over the World. From the islands of Indonesia, all over the US, Europe and in front of MP’s at the Houses of Parliament. He has hosted and entertained around 600 corporate pool events where he mesmerises audiences with his skills and then let’s guests become the Trick Shot stars.

He was a vice captain twice to the European Team in their triumph over Team USA during the “Mosconi Cup”, broadcasted live on Sky Sports and throughout the world. He has also been a commentator on Sky Sports pool events and an advisor on set for various blockbuster Hollywood movies. You can say Rico has seen it all in the pool world.

A must for any party or event!

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