Lucas Hansen

Founder & CEO

Many know him as SpookyLuke, the Rocket League coach guy with 400,000+ Youtube subscribers. But Luke has a long public history making educational gaming videos, a passion for helping people dating back to the 2010s. In 2020, in the middle of a pandemic, the Chicago native found himself enthralled in competitive Rocket League and decided to pursue content creation while enrolled as a student at Northwestern University. He saw an opportunity to share with others what helped him improve at the game he loved. Shortly after, he began 1-on-1 coaching to meet the demands of his viewers. The longer Lukes coached, the higher the demand grew. To meet demand, he began offering “Rocket League classes” in a University style group lecture. In 2021 he founded what is now known as the Grand Champ Bootcamp with a simple goal; to fund himself out of college so he could pursue his passion of Youtube. What started as a one-man show evolved quickly. Luke realized he couldn’t do it alone, so he recruited the help of professional coaches, brought on editors, and built the GCB team to what it is today. With the growth of the team, came the growth of the program itself. Now the Grand Champ Bootcamp is Rocket League’s #1 premium coaching company, having helped over 3,226 players from 24+ countries around the world rank up and find community in a way Luke never imagined possible.

John Willis

Coaching Director

 John Willis, known by his gamertag "Virge," moved from the Virgin Islands to the U.S. at age 13. After dropping out of college and working as a waiter and bartender, he pursued his passion for Rocket League. Soon after the game's release, he ranked in the top 100 players and eventually competed in the Rocket League Championship Series (RLCS) as the first full-time coach under Allegiance. John gained recognition by creating educational Rocket League content on YouTube and offering private coaching from 2018. He has conducted nearly 1,000 coaching sessions for over 600 clients, with over 10,000 hours in coaching and replay analysis, and around 8,000 hours of playtime. He worked with top esports organizations like Dignitas, Heroic, Evil Geniuses, and PSG Tundra. His achievements include a 3rd place finish at the Season 8 World Championship, 1st place in the Season 9 European Regional Championship, and 1st place at Rocket League Summit 2. He influenced the RLCS meta in seasons 8 and 9 with his innovative passing and team playstyle. Currently, John is the Director of Coaching for the Grand Champ Bootcamp, where he oversees coaching staff and resources, driving growth and improvement for the betterment of the program and Rocket League community.

Brenton Ramnarayan

Director of Membership

Known around the GCB as Helfield, Brenton has held that gamertag since the age of 12 and has been passionate about the gaming industry since the ‘90s when he first received my Nintendo console. Brenton was born and spent most of his working life in South Africa, moving through a variety of support roles. Although he loved to help people, it was never quite in the industries he was truly passionate about. Simultaneously, he ventured into competitive scenes in other games, but interest in them gradually faded. In 2020, during the Free to Play launch, he began playing Rocket League and immediately realized how unique it was compared to any other competitive game he had played before. It felt like fate when, as a subscriber of SpookLuke, he discovered a job opportunity that would change my life. This role has allowed Brenton to leverage his many years of experience in support to work within the gaming industry, specifically for a game I consider the greatest eSports title out there. He has been in this position for two years, making an impact in various aspects of the program and supporting thousands of community members. Brenton looks forward to supporting our community in the coming years while we continue to push the envelope on what high-tier coaching in competitive gaming can be.

Eric Delaney

Channel Director

 Eric has always had a passion for gaming and content creation. After starting his first Call of Duty YouTube channel in 2009, he fell in love with the creative process of video making. After getting married in 2019 and moving to Canada, while waiting for his work visa, he started a Youtube channel in Rocket League under the name “Delayknee.” He grew his channel to 70,000 subscribers in 5 months making videos on a game that he loved. However, for the sake of his mental health, he decided that he wanted something more stable and consistent so he stepped away from content. When Luke saw Eric’s retirement announcement, he hounded Eric to get on a call. Eventually, Luke convinced Eric to stay in the scene and help edit videos for the SpookyLuke channel. Since, Eric has grown from editor, to lead editor, to channel director. Now Eric directs video content for both Luke and the Grand Champ Bootcamp brand.

Jacob Boyd

Enrollment Manager

Jake has been gaming his entire life. He discovered his passion from the original Legend of Zelda series in the late ‘90s. After playing a decade or two in various first person shooters, all of his gaming was replaced with Rocket League in 2018. Professionally he’s always been focused on patrons and clients, whether he’s bartending or selling cars. Throughout his decade of sales experience, he honed in on providing an incredible bespoke experience to his clients. Paying for a lot of information and coaching in his life, he saw the value of learning from the professionals. He wanted to become a customer of the previous version of the Grand Champ Bootcamp. After going through the process he was underwhelmed with how it made him feel and was confident he could improve the customer experience if given the chance. After Jake and Luke had conversations about his experience in ethical sales, Luke knew that Jake would be an amazing addition to the team. Jake ultimately agreed to leave his high-paying sales profession to follow his passion, joining the GCB, and making a positive impact on the Rocket league community. As the Enrollment Manager at the Grand Champ Bootcamp, Jake currently oversees the sales process and drives ethical enrollment growth.

Our Story

The Grand Champ Bootcamp is a team of top 1% rated pros, coaches, and community figures reimagining Rocket League coaching through a community-first approach.

Founded in 2021, the GCB is Rocket League's longest standing coaching program and a pioneer in the community coaching space.

To date, the GCB has helped 3,230+ competitive players from over 23 countries reach their ranked goals.

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Who we are

Lucas Hansen

Founder & CEO

John Willis

Coaching Director

Brenton Ramnarayan

Director of Membership

Eric Delaney

Channel Director

Jacob Boyd

Enrollment Manager

Our Mission

Our mission is simple: provide real Rocket League education accessible to everyone. We accomplish this by giving away all of our content for free, and only selling help with the implementation.

Our mission could not be made possible without the support of the community and our loyal students. To all of our loyal supporters, we thank you. For those new to our world, we look forward to welcoming you.

For paid, 18+, Rocket League coaching, visit the GCB Unlimited Program

For free coaching options for all ages, visit the GCB Free Edition

Our Values

Speedy Communication

In competitive gaming, sometimes the secret is to simply be faster. Our customer experience reflects this. We respond to customers quickly, with a level of care that outmatches our competition. We do the same with internal communication to build a respectful and collaborative work environment. There may be other companies who promise the same end result, but we commit to getting you where you want to go faster and with a greater level of care.

Everything Personalized

We prioritize the unique needs of each customer even if it comes with extra cost or time. The reason we are a premium company is because we offer a premium service. We are self aware enough to know we are not the cheapest solution. We don’t strive to be the cheapest solution, we strive to be the best solution. We realize that what makes us stand out lies in the details, and we are committed to delivering a personalized experience for everyone that joins us.

Transparency & truth

We communicate honestly because we recognize that truth is the most efficient form of communication. Whether with students, team members, or the public, we tell the truth, even when it doesn’t feel good. We commit to always being transparent and honest. Whatever happens as a result of telling the truth is the best thing that can happen.



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