Kevin Knocke

Esports Entrepreneur

Location

New York City, NY

Kevin Knocke started out as a small-time streamer and caster. He got his break during the qualifiers for the first IGN ProLeague, where he served as one of the event’s guest casters. He was subsequently hired by IPL as to be one of their in-house casters along with HDstarcraft, PainUser, and DoA. He is known for his enthusiastic color commentary style. He often cites his history as a DJ at his college radio station as being the source of his strong voice and enthusiasm while casting.

On April 16, 2012, Kevin Knocke officially changed his handle from CatsPajamas to his real name Kevin Knocke citing professionalism.

Kevin Knocke is the VP of ESports for Rekt Global. In this role, he handles media, advertising buys, and sponsor relations. Another way he gets both brands and fans excited about current esports happenings is through his passion-filled role as a TV and radio personality.

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My Advice

Get involved and add value to an organization by offering administrative support. In esports, this can often be done from the comfort of your own home. Continue to do work and work as hard as you can. Don’t take opportunities for granted. If you want to get involved in esports, start volunteering for local tournaments and events. If they don’t exist in your area, be the person that creates them. Even if you only start small with a handful of people, eventually it can grow into something huge and give you the experience you need to go pro.

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