The vice-captains for the 2022 Mosconi Cup, Skyler Woodward, and Jayson Shaw, will be presented in live coverage on Sky Sports, DAZN in the United States, Canada, Spain, and Italy, and Viaplay in Scandinavia, the Baltics, and Poland from November 30 to December 3.
Team USA 2022 Mosconi Cup vice-captain:
Two-time Mosconi Cup Most Valuable Player Woodward is excited to take on the role of vice-captain for Jeremy Jones’ Team USA, which includes Shane Van Boening, Oscar Dominguez, Tyler Styer, and Earl Strickland. Woodward said, “I feel honored to be in this position to represent my country as vice-captain. It’s an honor to know that others will look to me for guidance. At a young age, I began participating in various team sports. In the past, I’ve helped set the starting lineup and paid close attention to how each player’s strengths and weaknesses complemented the team’s overall composition. I always put in extra effort to make sure everything is perfect.
The fans and the team can count on me to take the lead. I want to aid the squad by keeping everyone relaxed and encouraging them during and after their matches. I’m returning to assist the squad wins the cup again.
Team Europe 2022 Mosconi Cup vice-captain:
With last year’s MVP, Alex Lely, at the helm, Team Europe’s Joshua Filler, Francisco Sanchez Ruiz, Albin Ouschan, and David Alcaide are aiming for a third consecutive title and their first on US soil since 2017. Shaw is excited to lend his support in this new capacity, saying, “It feels great to have a lead role in the team as vice-captain. I have a strong rapport with the players and am not afraid to tell them how I feel, so I am confident in my ability to rally the troops and restore morale if things start to go south on the field.
It’s a huge honor to be chosen as vice-captain, and I couldn’t be more excited for the upcoming Mosconi Cup. When necessary, I convey both passion and tranquility. So that we can all retain our attention on the task at hand, I can assist Alex in getting everyone pumped up for it and working to keep the back room in order. Shaw said triumphantly, “Mark my promises; we will be 110% ready to punish any mistake they make in Vegas in 2019 and 2020.
About Skyler Woodward:
Skyler Woodward, an American professional pool player, was born on May 7, 1993. He tied for second place at the 2017 World Pool Championship with Shane Van Boening. From the 2015 Mosconi Cup up to the 2019 Mosconi Cup, Woodward has competed on behalf of the United States every year. Woodward has been named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player back-to-back years (2018 and 2019). As of the 2019 World Pool Masters, Woodward already has two bronze medals from 2016. By the standards of the World Pool-Billiard Association, Woodward is presently the number four player in the world.
Woodward, beginning at the age of 14, started playing pool seriously. After joining a few local competitions, he began winning them by the time he was 16 years old. In his senior year of high school, Woodward made the leap to the professional ranks.
To this point in his brief career, Woodward has accomplished a tremendous deal. In 2015, he triumphed against Darren Appleton to win the US Open 9-Ball Championship. Woodward beat Ralf Souquet in the 2016 World Pool Masters final and came out on top. Woodward and Shane Van Boening tied for second place in the 2017 World Cup of Pool. As of the 2019 World Pool Masters, Woodward already has two bronze medals from 2016.
By the standards of the World Pool-Billiard Association, Woodward is presently the number four player in the world. He is regarded as one of the sports pool’s most promising up-and-coming players.
About Jayson Shaw:
Jayson Shaw is a professional pool player from Scotland. He was born on September 13, 1990, in Glasgow. Shaw started playing pool at the age of 10. He was in the 2010 WPA World Blackball Championship. In 2016, Shaw won the 25th International Challenge of Champions event.
Shaw also appeared representing Europe at the Mosconi Cup, winning the event in 2016, 2017, 2020, and 2021. He has won many other tournaments as well. On January 18, 2022, Shaw set a new world high run record in a 14.1 straight pool with a score of 669.
Shaw is considered one of the best pool players in the world. He has won numerous championships and tournaments. He is a four-time Mosconi Cup winner. Shaw is also a World Champion. He has set multiple world records. Shaw is a professional pool player who has accomplished much in his career.
Only 10 days left before the Mosconi Cup returns to the United States for the first time since 2019 in Bally’s Las Vegas when the Americans triumphed 11-8 with a brave effort.
Live coverage of the 2022 Mosconi Cup can be seen on Sky Sports in the United Kingdom and Ireland, DAZN in the United States, Canada, Spain, and Italy, and Viaplay in Scandinavia, the Baltics, the Netherlands, and Poland. Find out where you can watch it in your country. For those who can’t watch the game on national television, live coverage will also be available at mosconicuplive.com.