Esports Coaching Certification.

Esports Coaching Certification.

Learn how to run structured youth esports programs for all skill levels, across any game!

The courses were incredibly eye opening and I would recommend anyone at any level in the industry to get certified.

Max Zubli

During the course we will cover:

Course Introduction

Course Introduction

Course Introduction

Introduction to Coaching

Introduction to Coaching

Introduction to Coaching

Skill Acquisition & Development

Skill Acquisition & Development

Skill Acquisition & Development

Introduction to Esports

Introduction to Esports

Introduction to Esports

Esports Training

Esports Training

Esports Training

Putting All Together

Putting All Together

Putting All Together

Training Mandates

Training Mandates

Training Mandates

Course Wrap Up

Course Wrap Up

Course Wrap Up

What will I learn?

You will learn how to:

The ECA Methodology and programs enables ECA certified coaches to nurture young gamers to:

Run structured programs

  • Create an esports training curriculum according to ECA best practices.

  • Identify and incorporate core building blocks of an esports practice into your program.

Manage students

  • Coach students in any game title.

  • Effectively engage with students and teach healthy gaming habits.

  • Teach students how to approach gaming in a goal-oriented way.

Engage with parents

  • Confidently talk to parents about how they can participate in their child's gaming passion.

  • Help facilitate a healthy relationship with video games for parents and children.

  • Talk to parents about the different career paths in esports.

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ECA Esports Coaching Certification

$499

Learn the fundamentals of coaching youth esports.

Game-Specific Coaching courses

In these courses you will learn about all of the core mechanics and strategies each game has to offer, how to approach coaching these mechanics, how to run tournaments and finally how to engage the parents of those you are training in an effective way. The ECA game specific coaching courses allow those with a good general knowledge of gaming to rapidly upskill their knowledge in a new title and become effective youth coaches. They are also great for game expert looking for new perspectives and ways to explain and mediate their knowledge to their players.

Fortnite coaching course


This course will teach you everything you need to know about Fortnite. It is designed to be accessible for someone who has never played Fortnite but experienced players will also gain valuable insights into how to coach beginners at the youth level.

The ECA Fortnite Coaching Certificate Course

$99

Learn everything you need to know to start coaching Fortnite at a youth level

Fortnite coaching course


This course will teach you everything you need to know about Fortnite. It is designed to be accessible for someone who has never played Fortnite but experienced players will also gain valuable insights into how to coach beginners at the youth level.

Valorant coaching course


This course will teach you everything you need to know about Valorant. It is designed to be accessible for someone who has never played Valorant but experienced players will also gain valuable insights into how to coach beginners at the youth level.

Valorant coaching course


This course will teach you everything you need to know about Valorant. It is designed to be accessible for someone who has never played Valorant but experienced players will also gain valuable insights into how to coach beginners at the youth level.

Valorant coaching course


This course will teach you everything you need to know about Valorant. It is designed to be accessible for someone who has never played Valorant but experienced players will also gain valuable insights into how to coach beginners at the youth level.

The ECA Valorant Coaching Certificate Course

$99

Learn everything you need to know to start coaching Valorant at a youth level

Rocket League coaching course


This course will teach you everything you need to know about Rocket League. It is designed to be accessible for someone who has never played Rocket League but experienced players will also gain valuable insights into how to coach beginners at the youth level.

The ECA Rocket League Coaching Certificate Course $99

Learn everything you need to know to start coaching Fortnite at a youth level

Rocket League coaching course


This course will teach you everything you need to know about Rocket League. It is designed to be accessible for someone who has never played Rocket League but experienced players will also gain valuable insights into how to coach beginners at the youth level.

Watch a session overview to learn more.

Here is a sample of the curriculum.

Watch a session overview to learn more.

Here is a sample of the curriculum.

We think our curriculum is comprehensive and top-notch, but don't take our word for it.

  • The ECA products, the education certification, and the platform have enabled us to get our esports division at ÍA off to a flying start. From day 1, we have used the ECA platform to develop quality training sessions that players love.

    Eiður Smári Árnason

    Head Coach - ÍA

  • The course appleas to multiple learning methods. no matter how you learn , you will be able to absorb all of the information in a concice, simplistic and structured manner.

    Max Frost

    Coach - New Meta

  • The courses were incredibly eye opening and I would recommend anyone at any level in the industry to get certified. Learning that esports can also be about the healthy (both mental and physical) journey a child can pursue is an important piece of knowledge we need to utilize in our field.

    Max Zubli

    Coach - Belong

  • As a professional player myself it's amazing how I take so many of these coaching lessons for granted. Being able to fully understand how each step impacts a player and helps a player progress is fantastic.

    Emma Rose

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the course perfect for?

Anyone who wants to coach youth esports - for example, parents who volunteer at esports academies, teachers who run after-school programs, staff at an esports center, and experienced coaches who want to expand their knowledge.

Are there tests and exams?

Yes, each course has tests and a final exam.

How long does it take to go through the certification courses?

The courses are self-paced, so it is fully dependent on you. However, we have had coaches complete everything in less than 7 days.

When and how will I know if I have passed the tests and final exam?

The tests are graded instantly; however, the final exam is reviewed by our instructors. It can take up to 3 days to get your final grade via email.

How and when are the certificates delivered?

The certificates are individually mailed, and arrival times are dependent on the courier services.

Once you complete your ECA Esports Coaching Certification you gain access to our library of courses

Enhance your knowledge and coaching capabilities for different titles.

ECA In-Game Education

Nutrition

Learn the fundamentals of nutrition and how it relates to holistic esports athletes.

Physical Exercise in Esports

Master the role of physical exercise in esports.

The Mental Side of Esports

Master the mental side of esports and learn how to coach that side of the game.