The eSports Head Coach, under general supervision, oversees the development and launch of the varsity eSports prog,ram at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. The eSports coach will also provide input into the selection of games and tournaments in which to participate.
Recruiting and retaining students for the eSports program
Conducting coaching and instruction activities during training, practice and competition
Providing guidance and input on games selected for varsity competition
Providing input on design of eSports facility and selection of equipment, as well as maintaining of same.
Coordinating off-season, practice, and competition schedules
Assisting with team travel when necessary
Pursuing sponsorship opportunities within the eSports business world.
Ensuring team compliance with all league, conference, and institutional rules and regulations
Continuously ensuring personal behavior and program reputation are in alignment with Texas A&M University-San Antonio values and bran
Assist in the development of long term goal development for the Department of Recreational Sports and the eSports program.
Assist in the long term strategic plan for the growth and development of the eSports program.
Serves on divisional and college-wide committees.
Running camps, clinics, and promotional events
Assist in the development of marketing and communications materials for the eSports program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in applicable field.
Three years of related experience in coaching eSports Athletes.
At least one year competitive eSports experience involving multi player online video games with team-based elements and expert knowledge of League of Legends, Overwatch, Hearthstone, or similar games.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
Knowledge of the various eSports conference affiliations.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Effective management skills.
Ability to envision and drive growth for the university's eSports program.
Ability to be self-motivated and resolve issues independently.
Master's Degree in applicable field.
Experience working in a collegiate recreation setting
Experience in developing social media platforms for streaming video game feeds for public consumption
Experience working with websites and software packages
Experience in developing sponsorship and/or donation proposals
Please make sure to provide the following documents:
2) Cover Letter to include three professional references
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About Texas A&M University - San Antonio
Texas A&M-San Antonio provides affordable higher education opportunities to students from over 30 counties in the surrounding South Texas region, and has graduated over 5,000 students who are career-ready in a variety of in-demand fields such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology.