Varsity Esports

Let's Roll!

The Ringling Rollers: Ringling’s College’s inaugural Varsity Esports team!

Esports is in line with many of our students’ areas of study and our Varsity team will serve as an outlet for engagement, growth, and competition, while also providing valuable real-world experience for future careers in game design and development.

Ringling College students have long expressed their interest in Esports and formulating a Varsity team. Thanks to the College’s partnership with Mission Control and our engaged gaming community, Ringling College is thrilled to take its place amongst the elite Esports competition.

Scholarships are available!

Photo by Andrea Saravia Pérez

Upcoming Events

Fall 2022 Super Smash and Overwatch schedules coming soon!

Meet the Rollers

Overwatch Team

Bennet “BlitzStorm”, Junior (2023)
Green Bay, WI, Tank

Zach “SonOfAtlas”, Junior (2023)
Orlando, FL, Support

Rowan “Verglase”, Senior (2022)
Baltimore, MD, Support

Justin “BlazeDaze”, Senior (2022)
Cherry Hill, NJ, Tank

Katie “Unixx”, Junior (2023)
Bradenton, FL, DPS

Andrea “Alucard”, Senior (2022)
Cartagena de Indias, COL,Support/Tank

Smash Team

Keven “SpicyIce28”, Sophomore (2024),
Staten Island, NY
Mains: Samus

Jaehee “Jaehee”, Sophomore (2024),
Chicago, IL
Mains: PacMan, Dr. Mario

Jonah “Konahice”, Sophomore (2024),
Johnson City, TN
Mains: Sheik, Pit, Chrom, Lucina

Christian “Fletch”, Sophomore (2024),
Orange Beach, AL
Mains: Captain Falcon

Hanz “RawSauce”, Junior (2023), Orla

Team Leaders


Dr. Tammy Walsh, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

Jekeyma Robinson, Associate Dean of Students for Student Development


E Ramey, M.S. RSA, Coordinator of Recreation and Wellness

Head Coach, Nick Deangelis

Nick has been coaching professionally for over eight years, working with top ranked tennis juniors in the Northeastern United States. He started coaching Esports over two years ago, having worked with multiple college teams as well as semi-pro players/teams. He is also a certified sports psychology coach. Nick started coaching the Ringling Esports teams in the spring of 2021 (Overwatch and Super Smash Bros.).

Practice Schedule

The Student Smart Room, located in Goldstein Hall, Wednesdays at 8 pm

Rules and Conduct: Team members only (Overwatch and Smash teams) will attend practices


  • Registration: August 3 – 29
  • Regular Season: September 7 – November 5 (9 weeks)
  • Start of Post-Season
  • Conference Play-in (2nd and 3rd place): November 8 – 12
  • Conference Championship(s): November 13 and 14
  • Playoffs: November 18 – 21
  • Holiday Week: November 22 – 28
  • Grand Finals LAN: December 4 and 5
  • Round Robin Groups Seeded Based Off Region and/or Conference Affiliations
  • Scholarship Prizing for Top Teams

Select matches will be broadcasted of the Varsity division, Monday – Friday

Roll with Us

Make a gift to support Esports at Ringling College! Your contributions will help create an outlet for engagement, growth, and competition for our students and build an engage a gaming community.

Get in touch

Interested in learning more or trying out for the team?

Get in touch, fill out our Interest Form.


If you are a Ringling student, interested in Esports but not joining our Varsity team, we have opportunities for Club Esports as well. Get in touch for details!


Newsletter coming soon.


Director of Library Services


Kristina Keogh

Digital Curation and Special Collections Librarian


Janelle Rebel

Technical Services Librarian   


Janet Thomas

Instructional Design Librarian


Claire Powell

Instructional Design Librarian


Kayla Morrell



Alexandra Vargas-Minor

Library Technician III (Cataloging and Metadata Assistant)   


Lisa Martinez

Library Technician II (Periodicals and Interlibrary Loan)



Library Technician III (Circulation Manager)  


Tim DeForest

Library Technician III (Acquisitions Manager/Office Support)  


Yolanda Coleman

Library Technician II (Circulation Assistant)  


Sean Farrell

Circulation Assistant


Logan Schulman

Circulation Assistant


Christina Song

Circulation Assistant Vacant


Patron Type # of Items Type of Material Borrowing Time
Student 40 Books 3 weeks
CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 3 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* 7 days
Faculty and Staff 40 Books 6 weeks
CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 7 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* 7 days
Trustee, Alumni, Cross College Alliance, and  15 Books 3 weeks
Ringling College LibraryAssociation Members CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 3 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* N/A
PreCollege 5 Books 3 weeks
CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 3 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* N/A
Local Teacher 15 Books 3 weeks
CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 3 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* N/A
Chartwell’s and Follett employees located at Ringling 15 Books 3 weeks
CDs and CD-ROMs 3 days
DVDs and Blu-Ray 3 days
Magazines (unbound) 3 day
Magazines/Annuals (bound) 5 days
Videogames* N/A
*The video game collection supports the research and teaching of the Game Art & Design program. Video games may not be checked out by Alumni, Ringling College Library Association members or Family members.


The Alfred R. Goldstein Library features a wide variety of quiet, group study, and work process spaces. Looking for a quiet study area? Make your way up to the 3rd floor to look for a book in the Research Collection or peruse the new art magazines while relaxing in comfortable seating. When the weather is nice, you can take your coffee from Roberta’s Café on the first floor to one of the four terraces to work outside and enjoy the sights and sounds of nature. Looking for meeting space to get together with a group? Check out the group study rooms, which are available on all three floors of the Goldstein Library. The 10 group study rooms are available to students on a first-come first served basis, or available for booking by Ringling College faculty and staff for group and class meetings.

Library Hours

Library Services Hours (when classes are in session):

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Monday & Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: Noon – 6:00 p.m.

Holidays and Breaks:
The Library is closed on holidays, as designated by the institution, and typically operates on a Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM schedule during breaks.

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Please note a Ringling College ID is required for access, except from 8:30am – 4:30pm from Monday – Friday.

Hours for the Brizdle-Schoenberg Special Collections Center:

By appointment only from Monday – Friday 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., no drop-ins. Closed Saturday and Sunday. Contact to schedule an appointment.

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Sarasota, FL 34234-5895

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