Steve "Philly     Flash" Markle  

Steve is 27 and was born just outside of Philadelphia, PA and still currently lives there today. He graduated from Archbishop Ryan High School in 2010 and then earned a degree in criminal justice at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Following graduation, he enrolled in a local police academy and earned his ACT 120 certification. 


Steve began to learn how to shoot pool at a young age and in 2008 he made his professional debut at the Comet Billiards Classic. As the years progressed, Steve began to climb the ranks due to many top finishes in major events. Steve is holds a current world rank and is also a member of ESPN’s Team USA. Steve is the youngest player to ever be selected for the team and also the youngest to be ranked within the top 5 in the world.


​​Steve has been featured on many national television networks such as FOX, Discovery, MTV, SYFY, Nickelodeon, NBC, Sportsnation, ESPN, Discovery, 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 tour.


Steve continues to travel the world competing and performing his award winning show “Redefining the Laws of Physics”. While not perfecting his skills on the pool table, Steve enjoys spending time with his family and fiance' Carolyn. Some of Steve’s other hobbies include baseball, fishing, golfing, kayaking, and cheering on his favorite Philadelphia sports teams including the Eagles, Phillies, and 76ers. ​​