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Welcome to GCU Esports Club

Don’t Stop Playing

Grand Canyon University’s Esports program is the premier gaming organization on campus. With over 900 student members participating in Fall 2018 across the student-led organization and intramurals, GCU Esports supports a community that fosters competitive spirit while encouraging lighthearted social entertainment. Fielding nearly 100 students as collegiate players across more than 17 teams, GCU Esports participates in over ten major titles including Overwatch, League of Legends, Hearthstone, Fortnite, and many more.

The Grand Canyon University Esports program has become one of the premier gaming destinations in the country. With over 800 student members participating in Fall 2019 across the student-led organization and intramurals, GCU Esports supports a community that fosters competitive spirit while encouraging lighthearted social entertainment. Fielding nearly 100 students as collegiate players across more than 17 teams, GCU Esports participates in over ten major titles including Overwatch, League of Legends, Hearthstone, Fortnite, and many more.

Since the fall of 2018, the GCU Esports Arena has served as the central hub for casual and competitive gaming. Located in Building 57, the Esports Arena provides an environment for relaxing after class or teaming up with friends against other peers.

GCU Esports is excited to welcome in both newcomers and familiar faces to the club and Esports Arena, and we’re always happy to play a round or two of any of your favorite games.

GCU Esports Club Schedules

Showing 2020-2021

Day Date   Opponent/Details Location Time Score
No Results for 2020-2021

Overwatch Varsity Roster

Overwatch JV Roster

League of Legends Varsity Roster

League of Legends JV Roster

League of Legends Academy

Rainbow Six Varsity Roster

Rainbow Six JV Roster

Counter Strike: GO Varsity Roster

Counter Strike: GO JV Roster

Rocket League Varsity Roster

Rocket League JV Roster

Fortnite Varsity Roster

Fortnite JV Roster

  • Drake Johnson
  • Ryan Pilon
  • Jesus Pedraza
  • Lindsey Meyers

Hearthstone Roster

Apex Legends Varsity Roster

Apex Legends JV Roster

PUBG Roster

Smash Ultimate Varsity Roster

Smash Ultimate JV Roster

GCU Esports Club Coaching Staff

Albert Lee

Athletic Esports Coordinator
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Albert Lee is the current Esports Coordinator and respective department lead at Grand Canyon University working on representing university interests in collegiate gaming. In this position, he has overseen the expansion of the GCU Esports Arena & training facility, the creation of the varsity esports program, and the introduction of scholarships for collegiate teams with coaches.

He joined the administrative team at Grand Canyon University after earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from Georgia Institute of Technology in the spring of 2018, and will finish earning his Master’s in Business Administration in November of 2020 from GCU. With involvement in establishing and expanding college-level Esport organizations from both his undergraduate experiences and his pursuits in the industry, Albert strives to equip student leadership and university administrators alike with the metrics and network needed to formalize collegiate Esports across North America.

Justen Johns

Varsity Overwatch Coach
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Justen Johns graduated from Grand Canyon University in 2019 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, and has played for the Lopes’ Overwatch team since 2016. During his undergraduate studies, Johns held the role of GCU Esports Club president from 2017-2019 and was the community coordinator for Overwatch from 2016-2019. In the 2019 season for Tespa’s TCS Overwatch Tournament, Johns helped lead the team to a No. 8 national ranking. Johns became the first GCU Overwatch varsity coach after graduating.

Sean Shannon

Varsity League of Legends Coach
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A product of Stephen F. Austin State University and Texas A&M Commerce, Sean Shannon joined the GCU Esports program as the Varsity League of Legends Coach in the spring of 2020. Although Shannon majored in Music Education, video games have always been a passion. He was first introduced to League of Legends in the fall of 2011, and has developed his skills and knowledge of the game in the years to follow. Shannon’s coaching history features stints with various teams around Texas, including an assistant role with the League of Legends squads at the University of Texas at Dallas.