Assistant Esports Coach, Intercollegiate Athletics

Updated: about 6 hours ago
Location: Hammond, INDIANA

Overview of Purdue University Northwest Intercollegiate Athletics

Part of the internationally respected Purdue University system, Purdue University Northwest offers world-class educational opportunities at an excellent value on two culturally diverse, student centered campuses, located in Northwest Indiana and in close proximity to Chicago.   Purdue Northwest has approximately 10,000 students and offers more than 70 degree programs at the baccalaureate, masters and doctoral levels.  Purdue Northwest Athletics consists of 300 student athletes and 19 sports and is a member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and NCAA Division II. Intercollegiate athletic teams are fielded in men’s and women basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s track and field, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s golf, softball, baseball and Esports.  Men’s Ice Hockey is offered as a club sport.  Purdue Northwest has recently developed new basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball, baseball, tennis and ice hockey facilities. For more information on the Purdue University Northwest athletics program please go to
PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores.  You can have all the perks of a world-class city just a half hour drive away or enjoy the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan just 15 miles away.

Overview of Assistant Esports Coach

Purdue University Northwest is seeking an Assistant Esports Coach to join our fastest growing co-ed sports team.  In Fall of 2020, PNW was the first public university in Indiana to offer Esports at the varsity level.  In Spring 2022, new esports arenas will open on both PNW campuses in Hammond and Westville, IN. The arenas feature 30 gaming stations using state-of-the-art equipment.  The Assistant Coach will join our Head Coach and assist with planning, organizing, and coaching the esports team as they compete in League of Legends, Rocket League, Call of Duty and Valorant.

Duties and Responsibilities of Assistant Esports Coach
  • Assist with daily practice and game coaching
  • Recruit prospective student athletes
  • Assist with team travel, summer camps and clinics and oversight of student athletes' academic progress
  • Assist with social media promotion and other communications

Experience of Assistant Esports Coach
  • One year esports coaching experience required at the professional, college, high school or amateur level for League of Legends, Rocket League, Call of Duty or Valorant.

Benefits of Assistant Esports Coach
  • Tuition remission at any Purdue campus
  • University contribution of 10% to retirement (3 year waiting period)
  • University contributions to Health Savings Account –
    • Plus a chance to earn more through participating in University Wellness Initiatives
  • Accrue 15 days’ vacation your first year, then 22 days’ vacation your 2nd year plus rollover
  • Employee Wellness Programs
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave after one year of service
  • Free Vision Insurance

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Education of Assistant Esports Coach
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Bachelor's degree in Sports Management, Physical Education, Education or related program is preferred

Additional Information

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check along with a motor vehicle records check if applicable.


Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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