Esports in higher education
Podcast | Collegiate Athletics and Esports

Higher Ed Advisor: the intercollegiate esports evolution

Welcome to Higher Ed Advisor, the Baker Tilly podcast series where we speak with higher education industry leaders about practical and proactive guidance to help colleges and universities protect and enhance their value.

We welcome Doc Haskell, Boise State University’s varsity esports coach to our athletics podcast series, and back by popular demand, Dan Cardell, esports investor, enthusiast and expert.

Esports is a growing worldwide phenomenon with more programs emerging in higher education. In this podcast, Doc tells the story of how Boise State embarked on their esports journey and shares what institutions need for an esports program to be successful, including his own lessons learned and advice for getting started. We learn how esports is evolving at BSU and across colleges and universities nationwide.

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Meet this episode’s guest speakers:
  • Dr. Chris “Doc” Haskell, Varsity Esports Head Coach and Associate Clinical Professor, Boise State University
  • Dan Cardell, Managing Partner, Nations Ventures LLC, Managing Partner, Esports Ventures LLC and former Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Wilkes University

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