The Loneliness of the Junior College Esports Coach

He tried to save his wife through the video game they loved—and nearly lost himself. Then he signed up to lead a fledgling team of gamers in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

Video Games, Esports

6/23/2022 1:09:00 PM

Madison Marquer tried to save his wife through the video game they loved—and nearly lost himself. Then he signed up to lead a fledgling team of gamers in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

He tried to save his wife through the video game they loved—and nearly lost himself. Then he signed up to lead a fledgling team of gamers in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

On the eve of the Golden Eagles’ September 20 debut match, Marquer lost nearly a quarter of his team; four of 17 gamers had already fallen well short of the required C average. Among the casualties was Vinatieri, who’d flunked a class during the summer session and hadn’t been able to dig himself out. He had a decent excuse: Right after enrolling at LCCC, he’d found out that his wife was pregnant with their second child. But Vinatieri was still upset with himself for botching his latest attempt to become a

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wat This was a very long article skewed toward the need for the reader to feel sorry for a guy who wants to coach college kids to play video games. How did we storm the beaches of Normandy without Call of Duty? Sorry. I can't muster up sympathy for esports.

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