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Esports Overview

Do you have a passion for esports and gaming?  Would you like to separate yourself from the thousands of gamers out there and position yourself for a career in esports?  Now you can by obtaining the Esports Coaching and Management certificate at Rhodes State College.   Don’t miss your opportunity to become engaged with the esports industry and gain transferrable skills that will enable you to completely manage and coach an esports program.  The experiences and knowledge gained along with your certificate will build a pathway for your career in esports.

Esports Highlights

  • Courses identify key elements of coaching and of managing a team
  • Students will demonstrate how to support the physical and mental well-being of esports athletes
  • Students will create an Esports team
  • Students will be paired with a High School Esports Team to assist with coaching and managing the team.

Career Opportunities 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that coaches/managers will grow by a rate of 11% through 2028, which is much faster than average for all occupations.

Career Opportunities include: 

  • Head Esports Coach
  • Assistant Esports Coach
  • Social Media Management
  • LAN Center Management
  • Broadcasting
  • Sports Commentating (Shoutcasting)
  • Content Creator
  • Organization Management
  • Esports Program Development

Esports Plan of Study

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Check out our NEW Esports Gaming Center

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