Taylor Johnson | Statespace

Taylor Johnson

Chief Performance Engineer


About Taylor

Taylor is the Chief Performance Engineer at Statespace, a neuroscience and AI gaming company developing holistic training tools to increase human performance, with a particular focus on cognitive output in esports and gaming.

Prior to this, Taylor held several human performance roles with collegiate sports teams and in the NFL as a Strength and Conditioning coach with the San Francisco 49ers. During his stint at the 49ers, Taylor was in charge of the physical preparation and rehabilitation of the players as well as developing and implementing the team’s nutrition and sports science/wellness program. Taylor holds both a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and Rehabilitation and a Bachelor’s in Exercise Biology as well as certifications in strength and conditioning training, corrective exercise, nutrition, and sports performance.

What you’ll learn

  • Why professional esports players should be considered “athletes”.
  • How the science and skills from traditional sports performance can be brought into esports.
  • Why the current average career of a pro esports player is only 2-4 years and what then can be done to increase players performance and longevity.
  • How cognitive performance training can be applied to traditional sports and other areas such as stroke recovery.