Head Coach - Esports

  Private University (MA)
  Northeast Region
  College Coaching
  Posted/Updated: 09/22/20

Job Summary

The Opportunity:

Under the direction of the Associate Director of Club Sports and Esports, the Esports League Head Coach is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and administration of the varsity  team.


  • Execute and manage all major responsibility areas for the varsity team including compliance, operations, administration, fundraising, and ensuring the safety of the student athletes
  • Create and deliver a comprehensive coaching strategy for the team and each individual player
  • Provide vision, mentoring, and strategic direction for the student-athletes
  • In conjunction with supervisor, oversee and manage student conduct and eligibility requirements
  • In conjunction with supervisor, manage the team's roster
  • Manage all official team communication channels (ex: Discord, social media, etc.) to ensure proper conduct and compliance with university procedures and expectations, and report any issues to direct supervisor
  • In conjunction with supervisor, manage all aspects of the team budget
  • Meet and communicate with key recruits and their family members to promote the program, ensure university and athletic recruitment procedures are followed and executed, update the recruitment database of all potential student athletes
  • Complete all administration and compliance for the team as determined by Athletics
  • In conjunction with supervisor, identify and cultivate sponsorship, broadcasting and fundraising opportunities for the program, and assist with growth initiatives
  • Management and upkeep of Esports team equipment, software and competition space
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of 1 year of coaching experience in Esports
  • Proficient knowledge of all rules, regulations and governing body by-laws for the League
  • Ability to work weekends
  • Ability to communicate and mentor student-athletes in a positive way
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidates must demonstrate a commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.


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