John Kelly
John Kelly fostered an early love for video games. By the age of ten, he played Diablo for the first time and the rest is history. Each game after focused his passion for competitive gaming; and while he never engaged in competitive esports, he loved the idea of becoming a pro gamer. John studied History at West Chester University receiving a BA. Previously a featured journalist with EsportsEdition.com, John covered multiple games, including League of Legends, CS GO, Halo, and Destiny. John served as COO at Astral Authority, a professional team organization, growing the organization from 5 people and 1 game title to 35 people and 4 game titles. In his position, he was responsible for patron development and relationship management; and direct management responsibility for an organization of 35 people. He was also the face and voice of the organization, responsible for all media relations, including ESPN, The Score, GosuGamers, and the Daily Dot.