PLAYERSPACE has a fun, passionate team that operates with integrity.

We opened our doors in 2006 with one simple mission: Use technology to help people play sports more often, in more places, and with more enjoyment. Instantly it became a labor of love.
We operate under some pretty simple principles:
  • You Got It! That’s right. When our customers need something, they get it, because their needs are as important to us, as they are to them.
  • Next Right Action We frequently say: “with PLAYERSPACE, you don’t need to know software, you just need to know sports”. Our Next Right Action concept on which the PLAYERSPACE platform was built means that no matter where you are in our system, the next 3, 4, 5, or more Next Right Actions will be apparent. Intuitive, logical, and often sequential navigation through our broad and deep management system.
  • The games we play in are our favorite Of course we enjoy watching professional athletes, but we love our own games. Creating as many opportunities to participate and share those sports experiences remains centric to how we operate.

Chris Capone Sales Director

Chris leads our sales and marketing efforts. His areas of responsibility include the developing and maintaining relationships with new and current clients. A true people-person, Chris brings a unique skill set and passion to the PLAYERSPACE team, having organized, coached, and played a variety of sports from the youth to collegiate level. Chris is from Long Beach, NY, a graduate of UNC-Wilmington and currently resides in Wilmington NC with his wife, Rachel.

Pete Gratale VP, BizDev

Pete received his Bachelor of Science degree in radiology technology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His business story began with co-owning and managing a single outpatient radiology imaging center. In less than six years he grew the business to include over fifteen image centers and sold the franchise to a national company.

Todd John CEO

Born into the sports world as the son of a High School Basketball coach, Todd founded PLAYERSPACE with one simple objective: to make playing sports more accessible and more enjoyable. He loves being able combine all that he loves about sports with all he has learned in the media and technology world. His experience and successes range from founder of Innovating Binding, Inc. to business development roles at AOL/Time Warner, and the COO of Listingbook - A Real Estate Technology company. Todd is from Uniontown, PA and now resides in Wilmington, NC with his wife Hilary, and four children, Jordan, Ava, Hannah, and Isabella.

Michael Ondrejko COO

In the air, on the ground, in the water, on the field... Michael is about as active as they come. Sports are natural with his first pair of soccer cleats hitting the field at the age of four. His belief of “every player is a star” is what brought Michael and Todd together to pursue the mission of PlayerSpace. A visionary, entrepreneur, and pioneer of online media and technology, Michael began creating online digital properties as early as 1995. His experience includes Senior Management positions within AOL/Time Warner and Listingbook. He is a Graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Pamplin College of Business.

Jeffrey Shain CTO

A graduate of High Technology High School and Farleigh Dickinson University alumnus, Jeffrey oversees our development initiatives aided by over a decade of experience in internet development and design.

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