Vanta Named Official Esports Provider for Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization
BOSTON, July 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Youth esports development platform, Vanta, today announced its partnership with the Massachusetts Charter School Athletic Organization (MCSAO), a statewide organization comprised of over 50 colleges and high schools. Vanta will be the official esports partner of the Massachusetts based sports organization.
“Vanta is thrilled to be the Official Esports Partner for MCSAO. They are a growing charter school sports organization and this partnership provides us with the opportunity to expand deeper into this space across all of their high schools. and colleges,” says Ed Lallierco-founder of Vanta, “We believe in and share their values which emphasize developing character leaders through teamwork and competition. Scholastic esports benefits from structure and oversight, and we We are happy to provide MCSAO with a meaningful experience tailored to their needs.”
MCSAO schools will have access to Vanta’s COPPA-compliant platform where they can create and develop esports teams for their organization. The platform is child safe and complies with all national privacy laws for minors.
Schools will also have the ability to leverage Vanta’s expert esports coaching and development program through coached teams or on-demand coaching throughout their season. Vanta’s STEM.org accredited esports program provides players with development in the areas of health and wellness, social-emotional learning, goal setting, communication, leadership, teamwork and more. Vanta coaches go through a rigorous coaching academy to ensure they are well prepared to teach youngsters.
“MCSAO is incredibly excited to partner with Vanta as we believe they will provide a great opportunity for our member schools to pioneer esports within their school communities. This partnership will be a great opportunity to continue to engage more people. students in high school and middle school grade level,” says MCASO Co-Executive Director Drew Betts.
The organization will host its own inter-organization league, in which all member schools can participate. MCSAO schools will be able to compete in all the top esports titles for free. The season will start on September 26 and will cross December 18 with a statewide playoffs taking place at the end of the season.
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Vanta is a youth esports development platform that works with organizations to provide a safe digital esports platform for kids, competitive esports leagues, expert coaching and holistic programming for children aged 8 to 18.
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Established in May 2005, the MCSAO now oversees, regulates and promotes interscholastic high school sports programs for its twenty members across the Commonwealth. In the fall of 2005, the MCSAO hosted the first-ever charter high school soccer league tournament, held in UMass-Boston. In the spring of 2006, the baseball and softball leagues were formalized. In recent years, cross country, track, flag football, cheerleading, dance, step, and volleyball have been added.
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