About Us

Esports has been steadily gaining popularity in the United States over the past decade. The market for esports is continuing to grow and shows no signs of slowing down. You can find esport matches on ESPN and digital media platforms such as Twitch and YouTube. Collegiate esports players will use their skills in problem solving and critical thinking to excel in academics.

Manchester currently competes in The National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) and is the Champion of the Great Lakes Esports Conference (GLEC) for the past three consecutive seasons.

The esports arena is located in lower Calvin Ulrey and is outfitted with top of the line gaming rigs and peripherals for our players to use for practice and competitions.

Manchester Esports


  • i7 10700F / 2.9 GHz
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM
  • GF RTX 3070
  • Hyper X Alpha Cloud (Blackout) Headsets
  • Razer Viper 8LHz Mice
  • Razer Huntsmen Tournament Edition Keyboards
  • SecretLab Omega Gaming Chairs

All equipment is provided.

Our Teams

  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
  • League of Legends
  • Rocket League
  • Overwatch
  • Valorant
  • Fortnite

Player Expectations

Players will be expected to:

  • Attend weekly practices (8 hrs/week)
  • Compete in scrimmages and regular season matches 2-3 times per week
  • Maintain a 2.0 college GPA
  • Attend all classes
  • Help maintain a positive environment

Some post-season travel may be required at no cost to the student.


Earn up to $3,000 in Scholarships

Manchester awards additional scholarships, up to $3,000 per year, to students who are members of the Esports team. Make sure to specify your intent to participate when you complete your application for admission!