Griffin “Sceptic” Spikoski is a 17 year old professional Fortnite competitive player and content creator. He began streaming over 3 years ago and has amassed over 2+ million followers across all social platforms. At 14 years old he was one of the youngest pro players signed to an organization, Misfits Gaming. During his tenure with Misfits he qualified for the Fortnite World Cup, surpassed 1 million subscribers on YouTube, and entertained fans as he traveled around the world. He has also partnered with and made appearances for the Miami Heat, the PGA Tour and collaborated with Marshmello. Sceptic continues to solidify his brand in the world of gaming through working with established brands like Puma, American Eagle, Intel, and Microsoft.
Chris is a cofounder and CEO of Coalition Of Parents In Esports. He is a parent whose son knew from a young age that he wanted to be a YouTuber. Chris supported and managed his son’s singular focus from a young age of do it yourself content creation to his success as one of the most well known young stars in esports today. He previously served for over 20 years as a Director for group homes for mentally disabled adults in New York. He and his son have been passionate about the inclusiveness of online gaming for people of all abilities. Like other parents on our Board, Chris found himself helping other young gamers and their parents entering the esports scene so founding COPE seemed like a natural progression to being able to help even more.
Shae Williams, aka Shaemmon, is the co-founder of the 501c3 nonprofit Coalition Of Parents In Esports with a mission to provide better information, resources, and support to gamers and their families. Upon entering esports like so many parents, through the passions of her child, she recognized the amazing opportunities this brave new industry afforded to her son's personal, educational, and career development and wanted other parents to see the positive opportunities for growth. Shae is a former software executive with IBM and a mom to pro gamer and content creator, OA Duster, as well as Brooke, an accomplished figure skater and dancer, and a third generation Baylor coed.
Chris "Sauxy" Dorsonne is an 18 year old pro Fortnite player and content creator signed to Misfits Gaming. He made a name for himself with not only his game play, but also his online skits and personality. When he's not streaming and entertaining, Sauxy takes classes at UCONN while continuing to push his brand and make a name for himself. He is seen as a mentor for the Misfits Academy team as he speaks with the younger kids on the daily grind and what it takes to make it as a content creator.
Devin "Duster" Williams is a 17 year old pro Fortnite player, content creator and manager signed to Optimal Ambition. Duster made the transition from soccer player and figure skater to full-time gamer at the age of 14. He's been signed to professional organizations Rogue and Vanish, where he established himself as a mentor and leader. Duster has worked as a coach at esports camps at Texas A&M, where he started out as a camper but proved himself to be more knowledgeable and patient than his instructors. He takes pride in his growing, inclusive community where he goes out of his way to play with most everyone. Aside from Fortnite, he's quite the Minecraft player and was one of the first 10 to complete the speedrun challenges.