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(Expired) Head Esports Coach

3 months ago by Missouri Valley College

  Marshall (Missouri), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Coaching

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Missouri Valley College is a private 4 year college located in Marshall Missouri. We are seeking qualified applicants for the position of Head Coach of our Esports program.

The Esports coach will be responsible for recruiting qualified student athletes for the Varsity and Varsity Reserve teams, development and execution of coaching programs, and coaching and mentoring student athletes in all aspects of gaming and student life.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coaching and mentoring of student athletes in individual play, game strategies, teamwork, and physical and mental well-being.
  • Supervision of coaching staff, graduate assistants, and undergraduate work-study participants.
  • Scheduling of practices, scrims, league play, tournaments, and travel events.
  • Acting as the representative for the esports program through conferences, social media, and college and community events.
  • Travel to LAN tournaments, conferences, seminars, and recruitment events.
  • Administrative tasks including budgeting, purchasing of equipment and supplies, travel organization, and coordination with college departments.
  • Supervision of Gaming Arena, including updating of software, troubleshooting, security, and preventative maintenance.
  • Ensuring compliance with all rules and regulations of Missouri Valley College, NACE, and any other participated leagues and tournaments.
  • Adherence to player eligibility rules and maintenance of all records required to prove eligibility.
  • Fundraising through events, campaigns and sponsorships.
  • Setting and meeting recruitment and retention goals, encouraging academic excellence, and complying with all standards and directives set by the Athletic Director.
  • Valid Driver’s Licence. Must have or be willing to obtain a Class E or CDL licence.

Preferred Experience:

  • Competitive or coaching experience in either League of Legends or Overwatch.
  • Working knowledge of computers and computer gaming programs.
  • Previous teaching, coaching or related experience an asset.

Interested applicants should email a letter of application and resume to the email address linked below.

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