TENSTAR Announce their Accelerated Professional Player Programme (TAP³)

by Dominic Widdop | July 01, 2021

After expanding their esports repertoire to include TENSTAR Rainbow Six alongside their heralded Valorant team TENSTAR have now embarked on the next step of their meteoric rise- TAP³

TENSTAR have announced their TAP³ programme, which is set to be one of the first esport orientated elite player pathways in the UK. The programme is modelled on existing elite sports programmes to ensure an expandable and efficient system that will usher in the next generation of esports talent. TAP³ will be a part of TENSTAR’s Academy moniker.

The programme will help scout, support, and develop aspiring esports professionals across a range of competitive titles with the aim of producing esports athletes, coaches and support staff who can compete at the highest levels of esports excellence.

On the launch of TENSTAR Academy TAP³ CEO Tom Roderick, said:

“I am excited and delighted to launch the Tenstar Professional Player Pathway, P3. This move is a huge step for our business and re-affirms our commitment to sourcing and developing the very best in British esports with a focussed Pathway to Pro. Having launched our first two full-time professional set up, and with another 2 titles launching over the next few weeks, Tenstar are here to make a difference. Our P3 programme will have full-time staff working with aspirational talent giving them every opportunity to follow their dreams. The team should be really proud of the hard work they’ve put in to make this a reality.”

TAP³ will launch with a focus on finding talent in the following esports titles:


Rainbow Six Siege


TENSTAR already have a group of hugely exciting and motivated athletes joining the programme in these titles and will be soon actively advertising for more.

Seven regional centres will help scout the finest in esports potential throughout the UK, allowing for gamers from every background to begin a journey with TENSTAR that will help develop esports performance as well as many transferable skills.

TENSTAR will offer athletes part of the TAP³ programme:

Full organisational support, on social media, gaming, and personal development.

Support with the cost of performance-related gaming equipment: eg. Peripherals, Computers.

TAP³ bespoke Team/Player kit.

Performance Psychology and emotional progression support.

Professional coaching and analysis.

Where appropriate, Semi-professional contract terms dependant on progress.

Career advice and assistance & access to Professional Agency.

If you are a UK based, aspiring esports player, with a talent and aged between 13-24 keep up to date with TENSTAR socials for news about our TAP3 athletes and support staff that will be breaking over the forthcoming weeks.

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