Leadership Team & Strategic Partners

Ryan Girardot

Co-Founder/CEO

Ryan has been in sports administration for nearly half of his life, founded the Shamrock Basketball Association (SBA), moving from his driveway up to operating in 10 of state's top markets simultaneously, until its 2011 acquisition by Chicago-based Sports Monster Corporation. There, he acted as National Basketball Director and National Business Development Director. He left SMC in 2013 to continue pursuit of his degree at the University of North Texas (BA, Marketing, 2017) and to begin laying the groundwork for Players Revolution Sports.
 

rgirardot@eplay.us

Andrew Hemmings

Co-Founder/CIO

Andrew's background includes experience as a Senior Application Engineer at Match.com, where he worked for five years programming their apps. He's a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas' distinguished Computer Science program (2008). Currently, in addition to leading the PRS programming team (and coding himself), he's working full time for a company developing software to sell fishing & hunting licenses in many states across the country.

 

ahemmings@eplay.us

Charles C. Gaines

Co-Founder/CFO

Passionate about creative communication, impactful branding and memorable user experiences, Charles has spent the last 30 years helping to launch companies and products across the US. He is a 1989 graduate of University of Texas at Arlington. Clients include Nike, The Dallas Cowboys, The State of Texas, The Dallas Mavericks, Kyocera, Dickey's BBQ, The City of Irving, DallasBasketball.com, and others. Charles is also a certified Apple Developer.

cgaines@playersrev.com

Chris Marisic

Co-Founder/CAO

Chris oversees all things related to analytics and ultimately, the E-Score algorithm, as well as his duties as software architect. Chris' background features an impressive list of names, including Lehman Brothers, ComputerAid, Ritter Insurance Marketing, and TreCom Systems Group. He's currently Senior Software Engineer for Andculture, plus consulting with his own firm, Marisic.NET LLC. He's a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University-Eerie, (Software Engineering, 2006).

cmarisic@eplay.us

Erick Strickland

Chief Basketball Officer

Alan Branch

Basketball Advisor

Cynthia Guillory

Youth Basketball Advisor

Mason Brawley

Adult Basketball Advisor

Texas Legends

G-League Partner

Univ. of North Texas

NCAA Basketball Partner

UTD Blackstone

TechStars Sponsor

IndiHoops

Youth Club Basketball Partner