Steve "Philly     Flash" Markle  

Steve was born on October 7, 1991 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and still currently lives there today. He graduated from Archbishop Ryan High School in 2010 and is currently working towards a degree in criminal justice at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. At the young age of eight Steve began to learn how to shoot pool and in 2008 at age sixteen he made his professional debut at the Comet Billiards Classic where he took 11th place. As the years progressed Steve began to climb up the ranks with many top finishes in major events. He now holds a current world rank of 6th and is also a member of ESPN’s Team USA. Steve is the youngest player to ever be selected for the team as well as to be ranked within the top 10 in the world. He has been featured on many national television networks such as Fox, Discovery, SyFy, Nickelodeon, CCTV, Sportsnation, and ABC News. Over the years his amazing trick shot videos have racked up millions of views on the internet making him one of the most notable trick shot artists on the tour. Steve continues to travel the world competing and performing his award winning show “Redefining the Laws of Physics”. When not crafting his skills on the pool table Steve enjoys spending time with his parents Carol & Bill as well as his brother William. sister Michelle, and girlfriend Carolyn. Some of Steve’s hobbies include baseball, fishing, snowboarding, and spending time with friends rooting on his favorite Philadelphia sports teams including the Eagles, Phillies, and 76ers.