Team Ember

est. 2019

11837 Navajo Rd. Apple Valley, CA, 92308    |    F-3

Our Equipment:

Team e-Mber is our eSports program at AVHS. They practice and play daily with the exception of Wednesdays. They play at the Inferno which is located in F-3.  eSports is an opportunity for students who share the same interest in video games to come together and play competitively. Through the North American Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF), members of the team are able to compete in a variety of games such as "Rocket League, League of Legends, Valorant, Super Smash Brothers, and Overwatch".  

Our Equipment:

We are currently using Nintendo Switches, Xboxes, and Play Stations for console gaming. For our PC gaming, we are using Dell Precision 3630: Intel 3.6GHz 8 Core i9-9900k processor, 16GB of Memory, and a NVIDA GeForce RTX 2080 Super graphics card. 

Our Facility:

In January of 2023, we completed some renovations and upgrades to our eSports Arena. 


Coach Matthew Kobbe

Social Studies Teacher

Picture of Coach Kobbe

Coach Todd Bowser

English Teacher

Practice and Play in Room F-3. Held Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 2pm to 3:30pm. Please Note: Practice is not held on Wednesdays. Have Questions? Contact Mr. Kobbe at
AVUSD eSports Logo.

AVUSD eSports

For more information regarding the AVUSD eSports initiative follow this link.

Games and Leagues

Games We Play:

Overwatch 2

 Smash Brothers

 Rocket League 

Mario Kart 8*

Roles & Career Pathway Opportunities in eSports

Roles in the eSports Club

E-Sports is not only for players, there are a multitude of different roles involving e-Sports that don't require you to be a gamer.


Compete competitively in games such as "Rocket League, League of Legends, Valorant, Minecraft, Super Smash Brothers, and Overwatch".

Graphic Designer

Create a variety of promotional posts and designs as needed throughout the season.


A Shoutcaster is the person who commentates over the gameplay to inform the viewer and keep them engaged. To learn more about Shoutcasting visit this link.

Broadcaster/ Streaming/ Video Editing

Set up a landing page and work OBS and YouTube for the game streams. Create and post highlights of the games and special events.

Career Pathways

There are a number of different opportunities for students which are needed to continue the field of E-Sports. This is referred to by NASEF as The E-Sports Ecosystem.


Strategists include roles such as Coaches, Theory Crafters, and Analysts. The job of a strategist is to compile data to improve in-game performance. 

Content Creators

The roles involved in Content Creation are Software Developers, Shoutcasters, Streamers, Journalists, and Fandom Art and Media. The job of a content creator is to tell a story of the Team, Organization, or company they represent.


The job of an entrepreneur is to create a website, sponsor deck, or graphics for the team. Roles for Entrepreneurs include; Web Developers, Marketing, Corporate Sponsorships, Business Development, and Fandom Art and Media. 


An Organizer, as the name suggests, is to coordinate small and large events. Roles in this area include; General Manager, Event Organizer, and IT Support.

In the NEWS

Team eMber competed in an Overwatch 2 Match on February 2nd

First Year of E-Sports in Pictures

March 11th, 2020

First official meeting before the COVID-19 Lockdown

September 9th, 2020 

Due to the COVID-19 Lockdown, the E-Sports program was halted. However, for the new school year, E-Sports was able to continue online with their first meeting. The meeting announced the start of NASEF Fall Season.

October 9th, 2020 

After obtaining the games and registering through NASEF. Team e-Mber played their first competitive game against the Hawaii based Iolani High School. Playing on the maps; Busan and Hanamura.

October 14th 2020

Team e-Mber played their second game against Edison High School based in Huntington Beach. Playing on the maps Havana and Numbani.

October 26th, 2020

After a couple days of troubleshooting various problems Team e-Mber was able to stream their game for the first time. 

November 3rd, 2020

Thanks to We Got Em Tees, Team e-Mber was able to get these custom jerseys.