October Player of the Month Award presented by NAECAD

Des Moines, IA. – Carson Fitzgerald of Baker University, Baldwin City, KS, has been named the college NAECAD Player of the Month for October 2020. Jonathan Trameri of Edgewood High School, Madison, WI, has been named the high school NAECAD Player of the Month for October 2020 the NAECAD national office announced Monday. Baker University […]

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November Newsletter

Note from the Executive Director The education sector has faced one of its toughest years to date, but nevertheless we remain optimistic given esports has flexed well to virtual competition and continues to grow and thrive. We have seen many great matchups and competitions thus far, and proud that many of these schools are led by our members, both at the university and high school level. […]

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Esports Coaches and Directors Hiring Standards Survey Results

First and foremost, thank you to those who participated in the Esports Coaches and Directors Hiring Standards survey. This survey was conducted with the intention to better understand the expectations and compensation within each role of competitive esports at the high school and collegiate levels. The hope is that this data will help inform the discussion of developing a uniform staffing structure and philosophy that will ensure program success and ultimately impact the student experience.  When analyzing the survey […]

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September Player of the Month Award presented by NAECAD

Des Moines, IA. – Bret Vester of Dickinson State University, Dickinson, N.D., has been named the college NAECAD Player of the Month for September 2020. Owen Brinkman of Mariemont High School, Cincinnati, OH, has been named the high school NAECAD Player of the Month for September 2020 the NAECAD national office announced Thursday. Bret Vester […]

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NAECAD Names New Marketing Coordinator

Des Moines, Iowa – The National Association of Esports Coaches and Directors mission is to serve, legitimize, and advance competitive esports at all levels with NAECAD members at the epicenter of leadership, advocacy, and professional development. Over the recent months, the NAECAD has experienced tremendous growth which as anticipated, has increased demands and workloads. In […]

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Uni Esports Group and NAECAD Announce Official Partnership

Des Moines, IA – To focus on growing the world of collegiate esports, Uni Esports and the National Association of Esports Coaches and Directors (NAECAD) have announced an official partnership. The partnership represents the beginning of a new period of collaboration between two category-leaders in the fast-growing world of collegiate esports. NAECAD was formed to […]

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NAECAD selects Healthy Player ONE as Exclusive Partner for Anti-Bullying & Injury-Prevention Software

Des Moines, Iowa — The National Association of Esports Coaches and Directors (NAECAD) announced today it has selected Healthy Player ONE to be its exclusive provider of anti-bullying and injury-prevention software for colleges and schools to help make esports a safer and more inclusive environment for all students. “Educators, students and parents are concerned about […]

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NGame Esports and NAECAD Announce Partnership

NGame Esports and the National Association of Esports Coaches & Directors (NAECAD) today announced a partnership with NGame providing services such as video, content, and marketing material to support NAECAD members efforts to brand and market their esports programs. The partnership will provide quality resources to esports coaches and directors to enhance the visibility of […]

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NAECAD Announces Strategic Partnership with Unified Collegiate Esports Association

The National Association of Esports Coaches and Directors (NAECAD) officially announced the organization’s partnership with the Unified Collegiate Esports Association (UCEA), a North American association high-level esports programs. The joint collaborative initiative will focus on the paramount goal to serve, legitimize, and advance competitive esports at the university level with a keen focus on leadership, […]

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College National Esports Player of the Year Award and All-Americans

The National Association of Esports Coaches and Directors (NAECAD) Announces College National Player of the Year and All-American Awards Des Moines, IA. – Jared Schulte of the University of Mount Union, OH, has been named the college NAECAD Player of the Year for 2019-20. In addition to Jared, the following players earned NAECAD All-American status: […]

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