Head Esports Coach | Lyon College

Full Time
Posted 8 months ago

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Lyon College is seeking candidates for the position of Head Coach of eSports.

The position is responsible for developing student-athletes through a variety of instructional methods developing sport-specific skills, spiritual maturity, physical wellness, mental preparation, and character. The position will require the coach to take on the role as tutor and mentor to provide academic success of student-athletes and implement successful retention strategies.

In addition to coaching, this position maintains control and have oversight of the eSports operational and scholarship budgets, recruitment of student-athletes, and scheduling of eSports events.


Successful candidates must have:

  • knowledge of and compliance with NACE (National Association of Collegiate Esports), and all collegiate eSports governing associations and educate student-athletes of all compliance related rules and regulations.
  • A bachelor’s degree and two to three years of coaching experience are preferred.

Lyon College is a private, selective liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is located in Batesville, Arkansas, a safe and historic town of 10,000 that serves as commercial, medical, social, and governmental hub for an eight-county area and named by USA Today as the best city to live in in Arkansas. The College currently enrolls almost 700 undergraduate students from 24 states and 15 foreign countries. Entering freshmen have an average high school GPA of 3.5 and an average ACT composite of 24 and SAT score of 1117.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to Mr. Donald R. Taylor, Director of Human Resources, 2300 Highland Road, Batesville, AR 72501 or electronically to jobs@lyon.edu with “eSports Coach” in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To learn more about Lyon College go to www.lyon.edu.


Lyon College does not discriminate with respect to the hiring of applicants or with respect to the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment because of race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin. It is the continuing policy of Lyon College to comply with any applicable state and federal law regarding equal employment opportunities.

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