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STEM Accredited Esports Summer Programs





ATLANTA, GA - (May 2022) Georgia State Soccer Association (Georgia Soccer) and the United States Esports Academy (USEA) today announced a partnership agreement to support the development of esports gaming, specifically soccer gamers with educational programming.

“ USEA is immensely excited to partner with Georgia Soccer, our home State Soccer Association. We are strong believers in the symbiotic relationship between traditional and virtual sports and this partnership is a true first step to expanding those benefits. Esports athletes like traditional sports athletes require high-quality coaching programs to truly reach their maximum potential. USEA has a unique approach to esports coaching - combining factors of traditional LTAD coaching philosophies with modern STEM techniques. The United States Esports Academy will work closely with Georgia Soccer to provide virtual soccer and other esports opportunities and benefits to the Georgia Soccer community “said Johan van Breda, Founder of the United States Esports Academy.


“We are excited to have USEA as part of our Coaching Education platform. USEA are innovators and the first of its kind in the US supporting the rapidly growing field of esports participation. This partnership will add value to the development of soccer e-gamers through quality coaching programs.

As a State Association, we are looking forward, recognizing that increased esports participation among youth and adults is not in competition with the traditional game, but works along side it.  Our job is to make sure we evolve and support this growing area by providing solutions to the esports soccer community in the State of Georgia as participation grows. The partnership with USEA does exactly that.” Laura Halfpenny, Executive Director at Georgia Soccer.

About Georgia State Soccer Association

Georgia Soccer is the authorized state youth and adult association for Georgia within the United States Adult Soccer Association, United States Youth Soccer Association, and through them is part of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). Also, Georgia Soccer serves as the official National State Association of USSF making it responsible to act on behalf of USSF and provide licensing courses for coaches and certification courses for referees.

In turn, the United States Soccer Federation is the recognized national soccer association within the Federation International de Football Association (FIFA), the worldwide governing body for soccer. Essentially, we serve affiliated member organizations throughout Georgia in both program and administrative support activities.

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About United States Esports Academy
The United States Esports Academy is the product of more than seven years of development, research, and constant refinement. As a result, our remote progressive coaching pedagogy today provides the most comprehensive esports academy program. We have meticulously modeled a system of coaching that combines all the traditional benefits of long-term athlete development (LTAD) with a STEM approach to coaching esports. Our programs are all officially accredited Educational Experiences. Today we provide curricular supported coaching for over 20 game titles spanning all popular platforms.

We are experts in esports education and consulting, specializing in scholastic and collegiate esports. Through our coaching and academy programs, we focus on esports athletes and ecosystem development.

Through our various coaching and tournament options available we provide the environment for participants not only to hone their skills but also to put them to the test.

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