Staff Spotlight – Coach and Counselor Sam “Boc” Boudrie!

The Cloud9 Training Grounds Community Spotlight Series showcases a great coach or staff member in the C9TG community each month who embodies the values of Cloud9 Training Grounds! Learning, Passion, Excellence, and Trust. This spotlight is one of our most important staff members, coach and counselor Sam “Boc” Boudrie!

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C9TG + Coach Rivals

Training Grounds and Coach Rivals Partner to Offer High School Pre-Season Training!

Training Grounds is now offering an incredible student-focused esports coaching program for schools and community organizations! **APPLY HERE**


Any school or organization that participates in this “pre-season” partnership will receive the following services:

Up to 5 hours of online coaching per week for up to 6 weeks, which includes:

1.  Synchronous, online instruction for at least 2 hours a week on the Training Grounds esports training curriculum

2. Practice-based learning experiences at least 2 times a week for at least 1 hour per session

3. Small group coaching and game-play analysis (VOD review) and feedback from a certified TG coach (top 2% in game rank)

4. Assessments that measure learning growth relative to goals

5. Final performance reports on key performance indicators, including recommendations for performance improvement

6.  Free TG community access, which includes Cloud9 pro-sponsored events such as pro AMAs, pro-led master classes, watch parties, scrims, etc.

7. Free Cloud9 TG merchandise for all students (e.g. t-shirts, hats)

8. Access to end of training camp tournament with opportunities to win prizes and scholarships

9. Access to Training Grounds’ monthly coach community of practice led by Training Grounds certified coaches

10. 1-pass to a Training Grounds weekday or weekend adult camp ($250 value)



samir announce

Cloud9 Welcomes Samir Bolar as Executive Director

Cloud9 is thrilled to welcome the newest member of our organization, Samir Bolar, as the Executive Director of Cloud9 Training Grounds! Samir brings with him a profound wealth of experience in the educational and technological sectors, and we are excited to have him at the helm of our continued development of Training Grounds as a holistic learning experience for young gamers.

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