Meet Our Team

Our Staff

Jesse James Lozano

Jesse James Lozano

Co-founder & CEO

Coach Jesse is a 7 time San Antonio City Champion. Coach Jesse does private lessons, works with the marketing team, coordinates tournaments and hosts the Complete Chess Youtube channel.

Alexander Ferdkoff

Alexander Ferdkoff

Co-founder & CFO

Dr. Alexander Ferdkoff is the chief operating officer. He also has overview of all functions of the business.

Morgahn Crawford

Member Services

Morgahn is in charge of membership services, keeping track of all members and directing them to the appropriate services.

Svetlana Ferdkoff

After School Program Coordinator/Payroll

Coordinating after school programs, we currently have 35 schools with 42 hours of school lessons a week.


Jeremiah Austin

Jeremiah Austin

Webmaster/Chess Coach

Heading up new features and tech support for our website. You may also see him coaching at after-school programs or at the chess club.


John Boldway

Sheldon Vamper

Noble Cohen

Peyton Stevenson

Stephen Thoener

Mike McGuire

Eric Flores

James Cowan