The National Esports Collegiate Conference (NECC) announced more details about its Wednesday Wellness Webinar series as part of its partnership with FITGMR. The series of webinars, which will run throughout the 2023-24 academic year, will feature a number of collegiate directors speaking about the positive benefits of the health of their esports community.
The first one is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, October 25th and will feature Utica University director Daniel Sportello. Among the other speakers lined up to appear on the series is former Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green, who is currently the director of esports at the University of Nebraska.
The complete schedule of webinars can be found below.
Each webinar is scheduled to begin at 2pm ET / 11am PST and will be hosted on the NECC's Discord channel which can be found here
"We're thrilled to present these webinars to our NECC Community," said NECC CEO Jacob VanRyn. "One of our main initiatives is to support and promote the health and well-being of our community and I'm confident these conversations will be incredibly beneficial to our players, coaches, and directors."
The webinars will be hosted by FITGMR's Kristin Anderson and Leslie Fitzsimmons. Anderson is one of the co-founders of FITGMR and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer, while Fitzsimmons is the company's Chief Strategy Officer.
NECC x FITGMR Wednesday Wellness Webinar Schedule
October 25 - Daniel Sportello, Utica University | DISCORD EVENT LINK
November 15 - Josh Riesenberg, University of Oklahoma | DISCORD EVENT LINK
January 10 - Jay DeShong, Grand Canyon University
February 14 - David Dickert, University of Southern Mississippi
March 20 - Ahman Green, University of Nebraska
April 17 - Ken San Nicolas, University of Guam
FITGMR, Inc. is a leading esports technology, performance and player development company dedicated to helping esports athletes, teams, and organizations reach their full potential. Through its cutting-edge technology and comprehensive coaching curriculum, FITGMR helps players and coaches at all levels of competition improve their skills and achieve their goals. The FITGMR Training Grounds has furnished more players to the professional and semi-professional scene as coaches, players, and in esports careers than any other training organization.
ABOUT THE NECC
The NECC has sponsored both regular season competition and championships across a wide variety of popular titles since 2020. With more than 300 colleges and universities currently competing, the NECC strives to be a positive home for the collegiate gaming community.
The NECC fosters innovative competition experiences, provides quality broadcasting services, and works to support an inclusive community within collegiate esports. The NECC was started as a way to provide the collegiate gaming community with the respect it warranted and deserved. The conference prides itself on responding to the needs of its schools, directors, coaches, and most importantly - its players.