Our Team

Patrick Valoppi
4 POSTS
Wearer of many hats and our fearless leader, Patrick is leading the charge for Esports Edition. From content to partnerships, marketing to social, Patrick aims to continually grow EE to its fullest potential. When not at the office, he's working on not being a noob at Overwatch and CS:GO. Frags anyone? If you're interested in working with Esports Edition, he'd be happy to chat with you!
Phischer Stanley
29 POSTS
Phischer spends much of his time at his computer investing hours into League of Legends. Whether its playing, following the competitive scene or doing analysis, he always finds enjoyment in eSports.
J.P. Corner
75 POSTS
J.P. was introduced to Counter-Strike by his older brother in mid-2014, and has yet to play more than five hours of any other game since then. He is in his second season of serving as the in-game leader for his CEVO-A team, Good Intentions. J.P. has a degree in Literature from Bard College. You can contact him via Twitter at @JPCornerCSGO.
Stephen Draper
188 POSTS
Stephen has a degree in English from Brock University. He grew up playing video games and card games, always having an affection for strategy. He picked up League of Legends in early Season One and has since achieved Diamond rank multiple times. He also picked up Hearthstone in Beta and has since achieved Legend consistently. When he isn’t reading, writing, or gaming, he’s probably watching other people game.
Jungroan Lin
135 POSTS
Jungroan "Jezie" Lin is a Masters League of Legends player, former top lane player for Complexity Gaming, and former jungler for Team Green Forest. He spent 6 months of his life playing only Renekton, Shyvana, and Dr. Mundo while failing to qualify for the LCS. Jungroan is currently finishing a Public Policy and Administration Degree at Carleton University.
Kara Jacobacci
112 POSTS
Kara has been following professional DotA2 since the TI4 qualifiers. When not watching matches on Twitch, she can be found working (or attempting to find work) as a geologist and enjoying nature.
Alex Dyet
62 POSTS
An English student and freelance writer from London, UK, Alex has spent far more time than he'd care to admit battling it out on FIFA's Ultimate Team mode, before moving on to the more competitive eSports out there, like Dota and Hearthstone. He's got big plans for Blizzard's upcoming shooter, Overwatch, and he's counting down the days until the game goes live in May. You can catch him on twitter @Alexcd13D.
Oscar Izquierdo
31 POSTS
Oscar is a writer and student from NYC currently working on his MA in English. Originally a Madden NFL enthusiast, he refined his taste and began following LoL in 2012. In 2014 he picked up CS:GO and has been covering the pro scene for both games ever since. When he isn’t writing or following professional e-sports he can be found feeding away in dynamic queue or matchmaking.
David Demarco
21 POSTS
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, David has been an avid fan of the NFL since since the late 90’s, which led to his desire to become a local sportswriter throughout high school. Things would change when he finally gave League of Legends a chance at the end of Season 4, in which he instantly became fascinated with the professional scene watching the NA playoffs. Apart from League, he enjoys watching Counter Strike, Halo and Overwatch. He’s also written for GosuGamers, Denial eSports and Renegades.
Gillian Linscott
16 POSTS
As the quintessential nerd, Gillian comes from a childhood of band camps, video games and fandoms. It wasn't until being introduced to Dota 2 that she realized how passionate she was about MOBA’s and eSports. If she’s not watching Twitch or writing about the latest MOBA community drama, she can be found making lattes or supporting the carry in Dota 2.
Joseph Schmidt
5 POSTS
Joseph is a devoted League of Legends player who loves discussing strategy and helping players get better at the game. When he's not gaming, Joseph can be found playing electric guitar, enjoying nature, and taking photographs.
Nate Russell
5 POSTS
Nate is a freelance writer and journalist from Fort Worth, Texas. Thrilled by adventure and humanitarian efforts, Nate has written for federal and non-profit relief agencies alike, and many others, but that's just the side-gig that supports his gaming addiction.
Herbert Lemus
5 POSTS
Herbert is a web developer by day gamer by night. He had been following professional League of Legends since Season 1 Worlds. Spends most of his time playing Blitzcrank. When Herbert isn't landing hooks he is learning the newest in tech, web developing tricks or adding more special edition games to his collection.
Jess Lambert
4 POSTS
Jess has played just about every popular game known to man and follows the competitive world voraciously - despite being absolutely awful at gameplay itself. However, she adores creating graphics, lives in the Adobe Suite, and makes pretty pixels for Esports Edition. When not working, Jess can be found roaming her neighborhood at weird hours trying to catch enough Charmanders to get a Charizard.