Pathway Esports™: Start and Manage an Esports Team at Your School

Channel your students’ passion for gaming into college and career opportunities. Turn your gamers into makers.

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A Comprehensive Esports Toolkit

Ignite interest and engagement in computer science and STEM through the exciting field of esports. With the Pathway Esports™ toolkit, students and schools will have everything they need to start and run their very own esports team and compete in local and national tournaments.

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Games we Support

Madden
Fifa
Fortnite
Overwatch
Super
Smash Bros
HearthStone
rocket
League
League of
Legends
Madden
Fifa
Fortnite
Overwatch
Super
Smash Bros
Hearth
Stone
rocket
League
League of
Legends

* Games are not provided or the property of Mastery Coding

From Gamer to Maker: Career Possibilities in Esports

Recommended for grades 6-12, Pathway Esports™ requires no prior esports experience to succeed. This course isn’t just for players, and there are plenty of career pathways beyond being an expert gamer. Pathway Esports™ is for anyone interested in the following areas among others:

  • Content Creators
  • Executive Strategists
  • Business Development
  • Event Organizers
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A list of esports related careers in fields such as hardware, software, media, marketing, operations, events, health sciences, and legal.

Overview

Here’s an overview of what you can expect when you sign up for Pathway Esports™:

Gettin’ Rollin’

  • Major Titles - Choosing the right game
  • Team Setup - Recruitment and Hardware
  • Team Roles - Players and Coaches

Competitive Gaming

  • Industry Trends - What you need to know
  • Esports History - How we got where we are
  • Careers - Parts of the industry

Practice Makes Perfect

  • Day to Day - How to train
  • Gaming Athletes - Mind, Body, Heart
  • Flow State - Getting in the zone

Competition

  • Entering Competitions - Tournament signup and etiquette
  • Career Opportunities - College and Careers
  • Hosting a Tournament - Running a Tournament

Esports lead to opportunities

Students already compete in these video games for fun. The smartest, most technologically advanced generation in history is way ahead of the curve. A top gamer can get college esports scholarships at an increasing number of colleges nationwide, paving the way for careers at top tech companies such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and more. Best of all, gaming opens doors as a gateway to coding, the fastest-growing career field today.

Esports player playing a game.

Benefits of Esports in School

Growing communities, including students that wouldn’t normally participate in team sports

Student engagement like you’ve never seen before in a variety of fields, like entrepreneurship, broadcasting, marketing, and social media

Young adults developing work ethic and leadership skills to bring pride to your program and themselves

A non-contact sport that generates revenue, scholarships, and careers

And esports runs like any other sport on your campus! No prior coaching experience is needed.

Testimonials

The coaches were really helpful in everything that we did...when I started I was pretty bad, but I learned a lot after a couple weeks of playing...I definitely got better in my thinking ability while I was playing, and...[my counselor] was awesome. He was really funny and helpful.

Owen M
Student

I've gotten a lot better at editing, and I've been building faster...there was a lot [to like] that helped me grow as a player, and...[the counselors] were great. They taught me a lot...I liked all the people. Everybody was just so nice. They made me feel welcome.

Preston
Student