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Esports Ed is all about starting, running, and maintaining your esports team. We'll feature episodes from seasoned experts regarding everything esports - from recruitment to regulations.

Esports Ed Josh Knutson

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Esports Ed is all about starting, running, and maintaining your esports team. We'll feature episodes from seasoned experts regarding everything esports - from recruitment to regulations.

    9: Wisconsin High School Esports Association

    9: Wisconsin High School Esports Association

    Esports Ed is all about starting and maintaining your esports team. In this episode, Josh visits with Mike Dahle, President of Wisconsin High School Esports Association. WIHSEA governs, supports and promotes the growth of high school esports through community development, advocacy, equitable participation, and interscholastic competition to enrich the educational experience. Ready to start your own esports team? Hear what Mike learned when he started one at his school and how esports has progressed in the state of WI since! Class is in session, so grab your notebook and learn about midwestern high school esports, and how your school can start a team too.

    This episode of Esports Ed is sponsored by HyperX. HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology, the world's largest independent memory manufacturer. Featuring best-in-class components that deliver superior performance, quality, and aesthetic design for more than a decade, HyperX products are the choice of top-rated gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide.

    Have a question or comment for Esports Ed? Email us at podcasts@bytespeed.com

    Follow us on social! @esports_ed on Twitter and Instagram

    Show Notes:
    WIHSEA: https://www.wihsea.org/home
    Starleague: https://cstarleague.com/
    Chicago esports: https://twitter.com/chicagoesports?lang=en

    This podcast is created by ByteSpeed LLC. ByteSpeed has been a leading IT solutions resource since 1999. We provide customized computer hardware, enterprise networking solutions, and professional IT services nationwide. Gravity Gaming, created by ByteSpeed, offers high-end, custom built esports gaming PCs.

    • 42 min
    7: Virtual Reality Esports

    7: Virtual Reality Esports

    Esports Ed is all about starting and maintaining your esports team. In this episode, we chat with Shaun Byrne, Esports Director at St. Clair College in Ontario, Canada. They'll talk about Shaun's start planning esports and gaming events, virtual reality esports, and taking your esports team to the next level. Class is in session, so grab your notebook and learn about Canadian esports and how to plan and execute successful gaming events.

    This episode of Esports Ed is sponsored by RESPAWN. RESPAWN is rising as a smart and economical choice in gaming furniture. It’s easy to find the right gear for your battlestation. With RESPAWN you can live to play another day.

    Have a question or comment for Esports Ed? Email us at podcasts@bytespeed.com

    Follow us on social! @esports_ed on Twitter and Instagram

    Show Notes:
    NACE (National Association of Collegiate Esports): https://nacesports.org/
    St. Clair College: http://www.stclaircollege.ca/
    University of Windsor: http://www.uwindsor.ca/

    This podcast is created by ByteSpeed LLC. ByteSpeed has been a leading IT solutions resource since 1999. We provide customized computer hardware, enterprise networking solutions, and professional IT services nationwide. Gravity Gaming, created by ByteSpeed, offers high-end, custom built esports gaming PCs.

    • 48 min
    6: High School Esports

    6: High School Esports

    Esports Ed is all about starting and maintaining your esports team. In this episode, we'll chat with two Illinois high school esports coaches: Brock Frazier and Marvin Lindsay! Brock is the esports head coach and lead IT technician at Massac USD #1 and Marvin is the esports head coach and the technology support specialist at Sandoval CUSD #501. They'll talk about starting a team, getting it off the ground, and working with school boards and superintendents. Class is in session, so grab your notebook and learn how to get esports off the ground at your high school.

    This episode of Esports Ed is sponsored by HyperX. HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology, the world's largest independent memory manufacturer. Featuring best-in-class components that deliver superior performance, quality, and aesthetic design for more than a decade, HyperX products are the choice of top-rated gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide.

    Have a question or comment for Esports Ed? Email us at podcasts@bytespeed.com

    Follow us on social! @esports_ed on Twitter and Instagram

    Show Notes:
    HSEL (High School Esports League): www.highschoolesportsleague.com/
    IHSA (Illinois High School Association): https://www.ihsa.org/
    ICE (Illinois Computing Educators): https://www.iceberg.org/
    IETC (Illinois Education and Technology Conference): https://www.il-edtech.org/
    IHSEA (Illinois High School Esports Association): https://www.ihsea.org 

    This podcast is created by ByteSpeed LLC. ByteSpeed has been a leading IT solutions resource since 1999. We provide customized computer hardware, enterprise networking solutions, and professional IT services nationwide. Gravity Gaming, created by ByteSpeed, offers high-end, custom built esports gaming PCs.

    • 41 min
    5: Leadership and Coaching in Esports

    5: Leadership and Coaching in Esports

    Esports Ed is all about starting and maintaining your esports team. In this episode, we'll chat with some of the brightest head esports coaches and directors in the game: Karen Ruggles, MS from DeSales University; Ashley Jones from Park University; and Dana Hustedt from Grand View University! All three also bring another factor into play: women in esports! Class is in session, so grab your notebook and learn how to lead the team of your dreams like Dana, Karen, and Ashley do.

    This episode of Esports Ed is sponsored by RESPAWN. RESPAWN is rising as a smart and economical choice in gaming furniture. It’s easy to find the right gear for your battlestation. With RESPAWN you can live to play another day.

    Have a question or comment for Esports Ed? Email us at podcasts@bytespeed.com

    Follow us on social! @esports_ed on Twitter and Instagram

    Show Notes:
    DeSales University: https://athletics.desales.edu/sports/esports
    Grand View University: http://www.gvvikings.com/sport/0/40
    Park University: http://www.parkathletics.com/sport/0/31
    HSEL (High School Esports League): https://www.highschoolesportsleague.com/ 

    This podcast is created by ByteSpeed LLC. ByteSpeed has been a leading IT solutions resource since 1999. We provide customized computer hardware, enterprise networking solutions, and professional IT services nationwide. Gravity Gaming, created by ByteSpeed, offers high-end, custom built esports gaming PCs.

    • 54 min
    4: Sponsorship and Partnerships with Teddy Delaney

    4: Sponsorship and Partnerships with Teddy Delaney

    Esports Ed is all about starting and maintaining your esports team. In this episode, we'll discuss finding partnerships and sponsorship from large companies and in your community. Esports Program Administrator and Head Coach Teddy Delaney walk us through how he worked to get his team at Lackawanna College sponsored by Mountain Dew GameFuel! Class is in session, so grab your notebook and learn how to level up your team like Teddy Delaney did.

    This episode of Esports Ed is sponsored by HyperX. HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology, the world's largest independent memory manufacturer. Featuring best-in-class components that deliver superior performance, quality, and aesthetic design for more than a decade, HyperX products are the choice of top-rated gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide.

    Have a question or comment for Esports Ed? Email us at podcasts@bytespeed.com

    Follow us on social! @esports_ed on Twitter and Instagram

    Show Notes:
    Dignitas: http://team-dignitas.net/
    Lackawanna College: https://www.lackawanna.edu/esports/
    The Game Room podcast: https://www.lackawanna.edu/gameroom/
    MTN DEW AMP GAME FUEL: https://www.mountaindew.com/mtn-dew-amp-game-fuel/

    This podcast is created by ByteSpeed LLC. ByteSpeed has been a leading IT solutions resource since 1999. We provide customized computer hardware, enterprise networking solutions, and professional IT services nationwide. Gravity Gaming, created by ByteSpeed, offers high-end, custom built esports gaming PCs.

    • 47 min
    3: Division 1 Teams and Production with Dr. Chris Haskell

    3: Division 1 Teams and Production with Dr. Chris Haskell

    Esports Ed is all about starting and maintaining your esports team. In this episode, we'll discuss esports at a Division I level with Dr. Chris Haskell, the Head Esports Coach at Boise State University. Doc Haskell built the BSU esports team from the ground up as well as created a top-class production studio for their team to share media. Class is in session, so grab your notebook and learn how to level up your team like Doc Haskell did.

    This episode of Esports Ed is sponsored by HyperX. HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology, the world's largest independent memory manufacturer. Featuring best-in-class components that deliver superior performance, quality, and aesthetic design for more than a decade, HyperX products are the choice of top-rated gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide. From setting memory world records to achieving the most stringent product certifications, HyperX is committed to delivering reliable products with the highest performance standard.

    Have a question or comment for Esports Ed? Email us at podcasts@bytespeed.com

    Follow us on social! @esports_ed on Twitter and Instagram


    Show Notes:
    Twitch: twitch.tv BSU's Twitch channel: twitch.tv/BoiseStateUniversityTwitch Student: https://www.twitch.tv/p/students/Discord: discordapp.com/Boise State University Esports: https://esports.boisestate.edu/OBS (Open Broadcaster Software): https://obsproject.com/ 
    This podcast is created by ByteSpeed LLC. ByteSpeed has been a leading IT solutions resource since 1999. We provide customized computer hardware, enterprise networking solutions, and professional IT services nationwide. Gravity Gaming, created by ByteSpeed, offers high-end, custom built esports gaming PCs.

    • 50 min

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