Our Staff

TEAM TENSTAR

  • SYDNEY “J0HN” MERAL

    DIRECTOR OF VALORANT

    Sydney has been involved in the esports industry for more than 15 years. He is a former professional player in Call of Duty with his last professional tournament being the Alienware Masters Gaming 2012. He holds a Master degree in Sports Management and was a project manager in international sports events such as Tour de France, Euro 2016, and Jumping de la Baule/World University Golf Championship. His love and passion for gaming led him back into the esports industry and eventually to the TENSTAR family.

  • MICHAEL TODNER

    COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR

    Michael “afr0” Todner has over six years in the esports industry in leading, commercial, talent, and management roles. His start in the industry came with the creation of RADIX Esports - an organisation created by Michael that won multiple esports championships and helped to nurture and develop many now renowned players.

  • TENSTAR Spin

    TENSTAR VALORANT HEAD COACH

    TENSTAR Spin has a rich history in Valorant starting with Team Finest before coaching our current Valorant roster when they existed as Tarren Mill. In just 4 months Spin has coached our roster to top 10 EU, UK & I Champions and an impressive VCT run.

  • Milan "Milan" de Meij

    Analyst

    Milan joins TENSTAR with the hopes of pushing our VALORANT roster to new heights. He has previously worked with M4LIK and HSDIRR and worked at TENSTAR behind the scenes helping us to VCT success before being officially announced in August.

  • Erin Prior

    External sports psychologist

    Erin Prior is a Chartered Sport & Exercise Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and PhD researcher at Loughborough University. She has worked with clients such as Aston Villa FC, and West Bromwich Albion to help empower their efficiency through different methods of thought and evidence-based sports psychology techniques.

  • Jess Prescott

    Graphic Design Lead

    Jess Prescott joined the TENSTAR family through a leadership role at partners Adamo Gaming. She has created many of the graphics and designs displayed on the socials and site. Jess has an incredible creative vision and will continue to push forward TENSTAR's brand.

  • Adrian Sadkowski

    TAP3 Programme Manager

    Adrian Sadkowski was born in Krakow, Poland. At 15 years old he moved to the UK and began playing CS:GO semi-professionally for 3 years. After failing to go pro he focused on learning online marketing and building his own brand before joining TENSTAR to grow their TAP3 programme.