Cloud9 Training Grounds is the future of esports youth development

OUR MISSION

Training Grounds is Cloud9 Esports’ youth development initiative to make young people better players and make young players better people. 

Training Grounds is a unique coach-led community and program experience for youth aged 13-18 – similar to traditional youth sports programs, focused on esports, and built by the pros at Cloud9.

OUR PILLARS

LEARNING

The focus on improving skills and knowledge in-game and in life

PASSION

The joy and thrill that motivates us to compete in activities we love

EXCELLENCE

The high standards we strive to hold ourselves and each other to, in and out of games

TRUST

The fundamental bond that holds our community together

OUR PROGRAMS

Cloud9’s pro athlete approach has developed some of esports’ most successful teams and players. Training Grounds adopts this same approach for young players at any skill level, helping them to improve their skills in-game (fundamentals, strategy, map awareness) and in life (leadership, communication, teamwork).

SAME CONTENT,

DIFFERENT TIMING

  • 6-8 FORMAL LESSONS 
  • INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES
  • TEAM-BASED DISCUSSIONS
  • 1:1 COACHING
  • EXPOSURE TO PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS
  • SKILLS TESTS & REPORT CARDS
  • PROFESSIONAL PATHWAYS
  • ORGANIZED COMPETITIVE PLAY
  • FUN, MODERATED COMMUNITY

PART-TIME

Programming extends across multiple weeks to fit around other commitments like school or work.

FULL-TIME

Programming takes up entire days, designed especially for school breaks.

2021 SPRING CALENDAR

Register Now for one of our upcoming virtual 2021 Spring Programs

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