Tom enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at the age of 17, he retired after serving his country for 20 years. When he retired he relocated to the Triangle area and opened his own Sports Collectible Store. Along with owning, operating and managing multiple tavern establishments Tom has played poker for many years. In addition to helping bars with entertainment and bookings to fill a venue, Tom has gone out of his way to help others in need, including being Vice President of a 501.c non profit organization called Help A Brother Out. We are bringing the fun back into poker while helping the Local Community as well as Many Veteran Organizations.
Tom was recently nominated as the 2017 Veteran Of the Year by the US Veterans Corps.
Website Guru & Area Manager, Sandhills
Fritz Barnes is the very lucky husband of Jamie, and is a super proud dad and granddad of seven!
Fritz has been playing poker since 2013, playing with KOntenders since the beginning of 2016, and loves the game. Fritz has cashed in three BPO Main Events, including a first-place finish at Borgata in December 2015 and an 18th-place finish at Golden Nugget in 2021.
Area Manager , South Jersey East
G. Dull, South Jersey Area Manager and resides of Atlantic City, NJ I've been playing poker since I was 7 years old and placed 3rd in our 2017 National event and winning $8,604 it was an awesome time! I'm married with two children and my beautiful wife Felicia plays poker also
Area Manager Raleigh-Durham
Tom Wiegand is the Owner of Kontenders Poker League as well as the Area Manger of the RDU Area. Tom is a Retired Veteran and enjoys helping out Veteran Businesses in the Local Area . If you would like to join Tom's team in the RDU area or know of a location that would like to join the Kontenders family please contact him at email@example.com .
Area Manager, Austin Area
Michele Bryant found KOntenders Poker first with her husband. Just coming to games with him, showing her support, and socializing. The more she talked to people and watched the fun, she was finally convinced to sit down and enjoy!
For the past 4 to 5 years, Michele took a spot as a Tournament Director and has now stepped up as the Director of KOntenders Poker Texas.
Michele has been happily married to Shannon Bryant for over 20 years and together they raised 3 beautiful children who are young adults now. Michele keeps active and busy with a full-time job, a referee during volleyball season, and has become quite the accomplished poker player with an impressive cash in the 2021 BPO National Championship.
Clayton and Sarah Hendricks
Area Managers, San Antonio
Clayton and Sarah have been married for 17 years. Clayton was in the US Army for 13 years and relocated to San Antonio, TX with his family in 2013. They have 2 children one of which is the USMC. Sarah works for the State of Texas and Clayton is currently in school to teach mathematics. They have been playing poker since 2003. Clayton loves the statistical side of playing poker and Sarah loves the social aspect and the art of learning peoples tells.
Supervisor, Northern Maryland
Proud father of 3 boys. David has been playing poker for the past 4 years. David has been working for the State of Maryland for the past 5 years. He is a sports enthusiast who enjoys cooking and baking.