Basics for Esports
[Scholastic Esports Coaching Certification]

Whether you work for a middle school, high school, college, or recreational organization, this course will walk you through everything you need to know to launch, grow, and evolve your very own esports program. 

This academy is a collaboration between IESF, NASEF, and Skillshot Media sponsored by Busan Metropolitan City in South Korea.


A course for aspiring and established esports coaches and educators

 It's no secret that esports affords students with many of the discipline and team-building benefits that comes with a traditional sport. This program will walk you through everything you need to know if you want to make sure you're building a new program the right way or if you need some support in your existing program. Take a look at what you'll learn:

Module 1: Esports 101 - The Current State of a Growing Industry 

Module 2: Roles and Responsibilities of an Esports Coach 

Module 3: The Ins and Outs of Being an Effective Coach

Module 4: How to Build an Esports Team 

Module 5: Essential Equipment for Managing a Team

Module 6: Learning the Game and Building Player Success

Module 7: Establishing a Culture of Good Sportsmanship 

Module 8: Planning a Live Esports Competition 

Module 9: Maximizing the Potential of Your Esports Athletes

Module 10: Leveling Up Your Esports Organization and Your Capabilities as a Coach


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Expert Interviews

We spoke with leaders and innovators in the sports & esports industry to give you relevant insights on coaching.

 Earn a Certificate

When you complete the course, you will receive your NASEF x Skillshot Academy Certificate by email. If you like to receive your IESF certificate, please contact [email protected].

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