Joe "The Mentor" Chappius

The beauty of billiards is that it’s both an art and a science, a blend of intuition and analysis.

  • Music at Work Country Music
  • Cue of Choice McDermott
  • Billiards Variant Straight Pool
  • Billiards Pro Earl Strickland
  • Go-to Food(s) Lloyd’s Tacos, Buffalo Wings

Joe "The Mentor" Chappius may not hold world championships, but he’s a cornerstone of his local billiards community. With over 20 years of experience, he offers a treasure trove of knowledge, especially to newcomers who appreciate his tips and guidance at the neighborhood pool hall.

By day, Joe is a financial advisor, helping individuals and families navigate the complexities of investment and savings. His analytical skills are evident in his approach to the game and his writing, where he often discusses the financial aspects of pursuing billiards, either as a hobby or more seriously.

When Joe isn’t providing financial guidance or holding court at the local pool hall, he finds solace in hiking and landscape photography. His writing is practical, informative, and grounded, making it relatable to a wide audience.