The Top 25 college League of Legends rankings, which is released every other Wednesday, is the first poll of its kind in college esports. ESPN gathered responses from a group of more than 40 college coaches in the U.S. and Canada to craft the rankings. League of Legends developer Riot Games assisted in identifying seasoned coaches in the College League of Legends scene and provided data to help inform the preseason rankings for those coaches. The list of participating coaches is below.
List of participating college League of Legends coaches
Coach Name School Benjamin Duan Arizona State University Noah Lynn Auburn University Sean Lienemann Bemidji State University Matthew Mailloux Brock university James Fitzgerald Carleton University Joseph Rudy Coker College Michael Jones Culver-Stockton College Chad Harvey Dakota Wesleyan University Nate Carson Florida Southern College Daniel Hernandez Full Sail University Conner Kleinsasser Grand Canyon University Justin Bragg Illinois College Norman Reid Kennesaw State University Fei Liu Louisiana State University Pedro Brito Ribeiro McMaster University Haitham Algbory Miami University (OH) Luke Wooten Mississippi State University Maxwell Sommers Missouri State University Stuart McLeod North Carolina State University Gabriel Loayza New York Institute of Technology Conner Vagle Northern Illinois University Zach Harrington Shenandoah University Tyler Dugger Southwest Baptist University Josh Sides St Ambrose University Kevin Roth St. Thomas Aquinas College Tony Zhong Stony Brook University Kenneth Price SUNY Fredonia "Jacob ""Ghostwood"" Wilkinson" Tennessee Tech Kevin Wang Texas A&M University James Bates UC Irvine Chip Ogar University of Alabama Hayden Hudspeth University Of Arkansas Paul Ernst University of Delaware Aaron Asher University of Denver Connor Laidlaw University of Guelph Keith Temores University of Illinois at Chicago Sriram Talluri University of Maryland Harrison Fang University of Michigan Jalen Key University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Deiter Hanbicki University of New Mexico Darren Nguyen University of Oklahoma Tanner Peterson University of Oregon Brandon S Verma University of San Diego Greg Adler University of Texas at Dallas Leonardo Soriano University of Texas at San Antonio Alfredo Pena University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Mervin-Angelo Lachica University Of Toronto Alethia Nason UT Arlington