Father of six amazing children, Workaholic, and avid Board Gamer. Joe created Average Joe's Gaming in 2015 and has been organizing gaming events ever since. Joe started selling games in 2016 at a pop up location and decided to stop and focus on career and health. In 2017 Joe worked with a local group to raise money for extra life, a children's miracle network event. In 2017 and 2018 Joe faced a lot of obstacles that almost crushed him. Thankfully in October of 2018 his wife convinced him to find something that put life back in him. Joe started the Average Joe's Gaming Podcast. Ever since then he has been producing, editing, and hosting the show with moderate success. His dream is to someday make it in the board game community and become a Board game Personality.
Tom has been an avid gamer since he was in middle school. He has been acting since high school and has been in many local plays. Tom has also been in two independent movies and can be found somewhere on the interwebs. Among his many other talents, Tom was also a radio personality many years ago and took on the persona of Jim Thomas. Tom has know Joe since 2013. They met each other at a local game group meet up. They played a game of Quarriors and have been friends ever since. Tom has also been involved in Extra life since 2017. He has many other groups he belongs to but tries to be part of the Average Joe's as much as he can. Tom belongs to several game groups in Sioux Falls, as well as a bowling and a dart league. Tom Joined the Average Joe's Gaming Podcast in march of 2020 as a permanent co-host.
Jess has been part of the team before there was and Average Joe's Gaming. Jess is the very talented video editor and is always coming up with brilliant ideas of how to make Average Joe's better. She met Joe in 2011 and decided right there that this was the kind of guy she wanted in her life. In 2013 Jess married Joe and made the team whole again. Jess is not enthralled in games like Joe and Tom are, but She has several favorites that will hit the table as often as she can. Wingspan and Disney's Villainous are her two favorite games. Jess is also very passionate about books and makes several videos about her book reviews.
Gaming for the average Joe.