Stephen Hendry


Stephen Henry MBE is widely regarded as one of the greatest snooker players ever, now retired he currently commentates for the BBC and ITV. Stephen dominated the sport in the 1990’s when he won the World Championship seven times which saw him ranked world number one for eight consecutive seasons. Both him and Ronnie O’Sullivan share the record for the most ranking titles which is thirty-six.

Stephen became the youngest-ever world champion after winning his first title in 1990 at the age of twenty-one. Stephen’s impressive career not only saw him win seven World Championships but five UK Championship titles and six Masters, five of which were consecutive. Stephen is not only one of three players to have ever won all three Triple Crown events in a single season but he is also the only player to achieve this feat twice. He achieved this in the 1989/1990 season and then again in the 1995/1996 season. One of the most successful players in history, his Triple Crown tournament win is the joint-highest of all time, matched only by Ronnie O’Sullivan.

Anoutstanding break builder, Stephen holds the record for the most century breaks in one match and one tournament and has recorded the second-most competitive century breaks. May 2012 saw the day Stephen finally brought an end to his record twenty three consecutive seasons in the top sixteen of the world rankings and twenty-seventh consecutiveWorld Championship, as he announced his retirement.

In 1994, for his contributions and service to sport Stephen was awarded an MBE which followed by him being named BBC Scotland Sports Personality of the Year in both 1987 and 1996. Winning the WPBSA Performance of the Year and Young Player of the Year in 1995 and 1988 and then Player of the Year six times from 1990 to 1993 and again in 1995 and 1996.

With a career full of impressive highlights along with being named as one of the best in his sport, Stephen makes for an excellent sports speaker. He can offer insights into the attributes it takes to be successful from mental resilience to peak performance. Stephen also shares stories of his time playing alongside world class players and from his time being on top.

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At speaking events, Stephen is known to cover the following topics:

  • Snooker Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • Peak Performance
  • Maximizing Success
  • Exhibition Evening