Seton Hall University is proud to announce that Victor Gomez ’17, has been selected as the Seton Hall esports manager, effective July 1, 2021. The creation of a full-time esports manager position is the first for a BIG EAST university and reaffirms Seton Hall’s commitment to engaging students.
An accomplished alumnus of Seton Hall University, Mr. Gomez has been instrumental to the founding, creation, and growth of the Gaming Sector club and the current esports program at Seton Hall. The Seton Hall Gaming Sector club was less than a year old when Gomez joined in 2013 – the same year that the United States officially recognized esports players as professional athletes. Esports were beginning to explode on campuses around the country, and Seton Hall’s teams started training to compete and entering regional tournaments. “Since I have been involved, Victor has been instrumental in pushing this program ahead, educating me on the business of esports, and getting the program formally recognized by the University,” said Paul Fisher, associate chief information officer.
“Prior to 2019, he was instrumental on placing the club program into the spotlight that gained recognition from major game developers and others across the industry, “said Fisher. A high point for Gomez came in 2015, when Riot Games flew him and other collegiate leaders to Santa Monica for a “League of Legends” Collegiate Summit. Gomez offered the company his opinions, talked about the gaming scene on campus, and networked with