A&M-圣安东尼奥 launches esports program - names inaugural coach



The university advances is intercollegiate & recreational sports program

圣安东尼奥 —Texas A&M University-圣安东尼奥 is joining a growing national trend in launching an intercollegiate esports program. The university, which recently launched an intercollegiate athletics program, appointed Travis Yang as the inaugural esports coach.


“Esports is a natural fit with A&M-圣安东尼奥’s young intercollegiate and recreational sports program,” said Darnell Smith, the University’s director of intercollegiate athletics and recreational sports. “Travis brings an impressive expertise as a coach and deep understanding of the dynamics of this competitive sport as well as guiding student-athletes in to be their best academically and competitively.”

A&M-圣安东尼奥 is a member of the National Association of Collegiate Esports. The university’s team will compete in the Collegiate Stargame and TESPA leagues.

“我很高兴能成为捷豹家族的一员,并建立电子竞技作为这个惊人的校园里,一个积极的合议组件”说,杨。 “当教育配对,电子竞技可以帮助实现个人谁也不会一直奉行否则高等院校或竞争的雄心。我的目标不仅是为了创造一个优胜方案,而是一个对每个学生从整体上使他们找到任何他们追求成功,焦点问题,“我说。




Yang helped lead Ashland University to multiple first-place finishes in the AVGL Collegiate Fortnite Tournament Series. Additionally, Ashland made the playoffs in Tespa Hearthstone, Tespa Overwatch, CSL Fortnite and CSL League of Legends. He completed the season with Ashland finishing second in Hearthstone and third in Overwatch at the Zips Collegiate Esports Invitational. He was general manager for Sloth E-Sports Club LLC, a premier North American team, formerly based in StarCraft 2 & Super Smash Bros. Melee.


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Established as a standalone university in 2009, Texas A&M University-San Antonio is a comprehensive four-year public university that reflects the culturally diverse, heritage-rich community it serves. Situated on nearly 700 acres in South San Antonio, A&M-San Antonio is a Military Embracing™ institution offering more than 40 undergraduate programs and 14 graduate programs to 6,700 students. The university is home to the Henry G. Cisneros Institute for Emerging Leaders and Cyber Engineering Technology/Cyber Security Research Center. A&M-圣安东尼奥 holds the HSI (Hispanic-Serving Institution) designation. 军事倍 大学排名没有。 35在国家为最适合兽医:学院。 tamusa.edu访问以获取更多信息。 #onamission