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Bryant & Stratton College

Esports Coach

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Bryant & Stratton College
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Virginia Beach, VA

Description

The Head Coach responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The eSports coach serves in the Colleges athletic department, under the supervision of the Athletic Director.
  • Recruiting student athletes, holding tryouts, scheduling and attending matches, knowledge of all NACE games and coaching the eSports team at Bryant & Stratton College.
  • The Coach is also responsible for the instruction of players, individually or in groups, regarding the rules, regulations, and technology of the sport.
  • NACE rules as it relates to offering scholarships.
  • Scouting other institutions to determine team strategies.
  • Become knowledgeable of all NACE rules, including student-athlete eligibility requirements.
  • Ability to manage and maintain all hardware, software and other equipment.
  • Scheduling, organizing, supervising, and conducting all practice sessions at the campus eSports lab.
  • Work with the Athletic Director on creating the new eSports lab in the Hampton Roads market.
  • Work with admissions to arrange campus visits for prospective student athletes and with financial aid on awarding scholarships.
  • Create and maintain social media channels sharing information about team, players and matches.
  • The Coach may be required to drive vans.
  • Submit all budget requests to the Athletic Director.
  • May be required to attend NACE meetings.
  • Must promote the academic success of student-athletes to include monitoring the academic performance of team members to ensure eligibility requirements are met; and encourages student athletes to maintain a high academic standard.
  • All coaches and student-athletes must conduct themselves in a professional manner.
  • Other duties may be assigned by the Athletic Director.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Required: strong knowledge of online gaming across multiple platforms
  • Desired: experience participating and competing in eSports and college recruiting experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, planning and leadership skills required.
  • Must be able to serve as a positive role model for young adults.
  • Familiarity with NACE rules and regulations is a plus.
  • Clean driving record is preferred.