Sportlinx360 was born from the personal experience of Jesica Umansky, a former student-athlete for women's volleyball at George Mason University from 2001 until 2006. Jesica received a full athletic scholarship and lead the Patriots to 2 CAA Championships and NCAA appearances (2002-2003 and 2003-2004). She graduated with honors in 2006 with a bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering. She also served as a student-assistance coach at GMU in the 2005-2006 season where she learned the intricacies of college recruiting and the world of collegiate athletics. Jesica has also played volleyball in some of the best leagues in the world: in Brazil, Spain, Italy and Switzerland. In 2011 she served as an assistant coach for the Peruvian Volleyball Women's National Team, participating to important competitions such as Southamerican Cup and the World Grand Prix. Finally in 2009 she moved to Rome where she earned a Masters degree in Economics and Sports Managment from Il Sole 24 ore Business School in Rome, her actual city of residence.
Elitza Krasteva joined Sportlinx360 in 2013 after more than 20 years of playing volleyball and 10 years playing as a professional volleyball player all around Italy. Elitza graduated in 2005 with a Bachelor’s degree in Languages and International Communication from Roma Tre University and obtained her Master’s degree in Modern Languages for International Communication also from Roma Tre University in 2012. Elitza is also a translator for Spanish, Bulgarian, English and Italian. She was born in Sofia (Bulgaria) and was raised in Rome, Italy where she lives nowadays while she still plays volleyball.
Damiano Ferlito, born and raised in Rome (Italy), joined the Sportlinx360 team in 2017. His background on sports starts very early collaborating with an important organization that promotes sport, CSAIN, where his main activities were organizing tournaments and sports events. He has been around volleyball for more than 15 years, first as a player and then as a coach and manager. Damiano holds a Masters Degree in Web & Social Media Marketing from La Sapienza University of Rome.