Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE), located in Washington, D.C., is one of the largest integrated sports and entertainment companies in the country with one of the most diverse partnership groups in all of sports. MSE owns and operates five professional sports teams: the AFL’s Baltimore Brigade and Washington Valor, NBA’s Washington Wizards, NHL’s Washington Capitals and WNBA’s Washington Mystics. The company just recently purchased an NBA G League development league team, is co-owner of aXiomatic, which has controlling interest in global esports franchise Team Liquid, [is one of the initial 17 NBA teams to purchase a 2k league franchise] owns and operates Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. Monumental Sports & Entertainment also manages Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the state-of-the-art training facility for the Capitals and EagleBank Arena on George Mason University’s campus. In 2018, Monumental Sports & Entertainment will bring the Mystics and the G League team to a new state-of-the-art Entertainment and Sports Arena being built by Washington, D.C. and Events DC at the St. Elizabeth’s campus in Ward 8. The Wizards will also practice there. Monumental Sports & Entertainment co-owns and operates Monumental Sports Network with the NBC Sports Group. Monumental Sports Network is the mid-Atlantic region’s top direct-to-consumer destination for exclusive fan experiences and original sports content across desktop, tablet, mobile and OTT streaming devices.
MSE proudly promotes its core values for all those that interact with the company:
- We provide first-class customer service and value for our fans.
- We champion a double-bottom line that engages, unifies and gives back to the community we serve on a daily basis.
- We work tirelessly to build generationally exceptional teams that compete for championships year after year and create lifelong memories for our fans.
- We measure our performance with specific objectives and metrics and our analysis and decisions are data-driven.
- We prize leadership, but we value teamwork and collaboration and transparency even more. We treat each other with respect. We act with honesty and integrity. We remain humble.
- We innovate. We are nimble and first to market. We are not averse to risk.
- We have fun. We are in the business of happiness.
Position Overview: Develop, manage, coach and support an NBA 2k team on all strategies, communication, coordination and logistics to execute competitive gameplay, specific training regimens and a cohesive gaming team in a productive, fun and healthly environment.
- Manage team house environment to ensure players have an optimal living environment.
- Facilitate communication between members of the NBA 2k team in a productive and effective manner.
- Manage scrimmage schedule for team, including evaluation of opponents and strategy implementation.
- Develop an assessment for players and track player progress, including physical, spiritual, and mental growth.
- Ensure players arrive on time to all scheduled events, including transportation, practice, and sponsor activities.
- Establish pre-game routine with team to ensure top performance during matches.
- Willingness to be on call as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's Degree.
- Previous experience with coaching and/or team building (traditional sports/esports experience highly preferred).
- Able to communicate effectively in spoken and written English.
- A familiarity with the NBA 2k franchise.
- Located in or willing to relocate to the D.C. area for the season.
- Positive approach to conflict resolution and facilitating effective player communication.
- Desire to lead a championship winning team.
- We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
- How did you hear about this job?
- Do you currently work for Monumental Sports & Entertainment? Yes/No
- What previous coaching experience do you have in sports/esports?
- Would you be willing to live in a gaming house/team provided housing?