Despite facing numerous obstacles in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Harrisburg University’s Esports team, the HU Storm, displayed passion and resiliency by winning its second consecutive Collegiate Overwatch National Championship this afternoon.
Joemeister on collegiate esports, playing for Philadelphia Fusion, and coaching Harrisburg University
Joemeister joined Nick Geracie to discuss the development of collegiate esports, his experience playing for the Phliadelphia Fusion in the Overwatch League, and becoming the Head Coach for Harrisburg University's Overwatch team.
The following is the full text of Harrisburg University's 2018/01/03 press release. Harrisburg University Storm Welcomes Professional Overwatch Player to Esports Coaching Staff Gramano brings three years of professional experience to collegiate esports team on the rise Harrisburg, Pa., USA, (January 4, 2019) — Harrisburg University of Science and Technology (HU) has made its mark on the esports landscape, and with the addition of a world-ranked Overwatch gamer to its coaching staff, is positioned to take on 2019 with even more vigor. As many professional esports athletes make the transition to coaching, HU saw an opportunity to invest in its team yet again. The Storm has welcomed Giuseppe “Joemeister” Gramano, a former professional Overwatch player with the Philadelphia Fusion and competitor for Team Canada in the Overwatch World Championship in 2017.