Level up and become an ECA-certified coach in less than 7 days.

The world of esports is changing! More and more gamers want to engage with esports and they need somewhere to start. That's where you come in!

Get your ECA certification and start your coaching journey today!


Why become an ECA-certified coach?

Positively shape youth through grassroots esports.

Learn how to work with children of all ages

The ECA certification equips you with the knowledge and understanding of what it takes to be a great coach and how to work with young gamers.

Learn gaming, esports, and coaching fundamentals

ECA courses and exercises are all designed using The ECA Methodology, which incorporates sport science, psychology and physical exercise to promote healthy gaming.

Learn how to structure and run successful programs across any game title

Access ECA's library full of pre-built programs that enable you to teach foundational skills that can be leveraged in any game.

How does the certification work?

Anyone can go through the ECA certification course in 7 days!

At your own pace

Go through the ECA coaching and game-specific certification courses online at your own pace.

Live on-boarding session

Once certification is complete, you will be on-boarded to the platform and community.

Ready to coach

You are now qualified to run quality esports programs with children utilizing the ECA methodology.


What topics are covered in the ECA coaching certification course?

We cover everything you need to know to be a esports coach.

Fundamentals of coaching

  • Role of a coach
  • Working with kids
  • Principles of skill development
  • Principles of skill acquisition
  • Physical and mental development

Fundamentals of esports coaching

  • The history of esports
  • Training philosophy
  • Purpose of training
  • Building blocks of an esports practice
  • Structure of an esports practice
  • Training mandates

What topics are covered in the ECA game specific certification course?

A deep dive into the nature and techniques of specific games.

Game specific coaching course

  • Core skills to train
  • How to approach training
  • How competition works in the game
  • Sources of content
  • Event ideas

Examples of available game titles

  • Rocket League
  • Valorant
  • Fortnite
  • League of Legends


See what other coaches had to say about out programs.

This is the future way of Esports coaching.

Oskar Hemby - Coach

"The ECA esports coaching certificate provided ÍA coaches, myself included with a great esports coaching foundation. Our coaches are happy with the ECA platform and are using it in all their sessions. They are implementing what they learned in the course, and I'm seeing that they are more confident and capable of working with our players

Sölvi Már Sigurjónsson - Head Coach, ÍA

The course appeals to multiple learning methods. No matter how you learn, you will be able to absorb all of the information in a consice, simplistic and structured manner.

Max Frost - Coach, NewMeta

The ECA Community

Join a network of peers and learn from each other.

Constant support from the ECA team

The ECA team will provide materials and resources to support you along your journey.

Network of peers to learn from

Access an international community of coaches and get peer-to-peer support.

Practice tournaments

Take part in practice days and ECA official tournaments.

A Guide: How to develop youth talent in esports.

In this FREE guide you will gain insight into youth talent development in esports.

We discuss the current grind culture, misconceptions of skill development, and the components needed to develop youth talent.

At the end of reading the guide you should have an understanding on how to create an environment that develops youth talent in esports.


Want to learn more?

Talk to a member of our team.

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