About Us

Make a difference using technology, competition, and play to inspire and create a community where people belong in the next generation of sport.
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Community

Fenworks provides programming for a safe, inclusive, and fun environment for all students that participate. We support students in both competitive gaming and drone racing to give them lifelong applicable skills, in leadership, teamwork, and problem solving.
 
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Competition

Fenworks facilitates local competition between schools for a chance to attend their state championship. Skill-based matchmaking is used to ensure equally skilled players for competitive and engaging matches. We ‘keep it local’ to build healthy rivalries and meaningful relationships that last a lifetime. 
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Coaching

Fenworks provides video game coaching services throughout the duration of the program. Coaches are sourced from the top 5% to .01% of players their respective titles. Coaches can notice shortcomings and help you strategize during 1-on-1 gameplay analysis or reviewing whole team gameplay. 

Our Team

Leadership Team

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Gannon Karsky

Chief Sales Officer

Gannon Karsky serves as the Chief Development Officer at Fenworks, helping high schools get off the ground with esports and drone racing programs. Gannon has a strong background in sports technology, and has partnered with major collegiate and professional sports teams to redefine the athletic experience for both athletes and fans from all sports. In his free time Gannon enjoys getting outside and participating in a variety of activities like; hockey, volleyball, pickleball, as well as hunting and fishing.
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Kaleb Dschaak

Chief Executive Officer

CEO Kaleb, a pioneer in esports, began using gaming as a communication tool with his autistic brother. He established the first esports lab at the University of North Dakota, where he served as student body vice president, and has held positions on several boards, earning him multiple leadership awards. Kaleb's deep understanding of esports, derived from his personal and professional experiences, positions him to effectively lead Fenworks and serve its community.
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Lane Oian

President

Lane, a seasoned entrepreneur with two decades of experience in women's health and wellness, has a deep passion for business. She has spent the last five years consulting for startups, helping them increase online presence, refine branding, and develop growth-oriented cultures. Outside of work, Lane enjoys spending time with her son, who participates in athletics and esports, and seeking out live music and new adventures.
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Molly Hane

Chief Operating Officer

Molly, a University of North Dakota graduate and accomplished teacher, has effectively used esports to foster communication, education, and community among 5th and 6th graders. As a member of the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals board, she's deeply involved in local business communities. Known for her exceptional community support and social skills, Molly stays informed about current events and opportunities to help.
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Robert Whiting

Chief Financial Officer

Robert, a finance graduate from the University of North Dakota, gained valuable experience in wealth management at Rothschild Investment Corporation and as a Managing Associate at Dakota Venture Group, a student-run venture capital firm. His role involved analyzing start-ups, managing portfolios, and raising funds. Outside of his analytical work, Robert enjoys refreshing his mind with outdoor activities like fishing, camping, and golfing.

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