We are Your Esport Academy from Cologne

Our vision is to be the first port of call for all ambitious competitors who want to pursue the dream of an esport career.

Make esports more attractive as a career path

We have set ourselves the goal of making esports in europe more sustainable. Since there are a lot of gamers trying to pursue their dreams or to get the best out of their abilities, we want to give them an increased chance at a career in esports. For them we want to create a launchpad into semi-professional videogame playing. In order to achieve this we work with leading experts from the industry to build a long lasting pathway for all competitors to follow.

experienced, educated and certified trainers

Players competing online are mostly young and inexperienced. For us it is important that these competitors get the right treatment to suceed not only in the game but also in their very own environment. Our trainers goal is to elevate the players online experience and make an impact on their career path.

Violence and addiction prevention

Positive behavior in esports settings

protection of minors and young adulds

Maik Niederée, Head Coach
Besides his in-game skills Kiam gains his qualification via completing his gamer coach studies at the Academy of Sports as well as achieving the trainer license-c from the eSport-Bund Deutschland. Therefore he is schooled in different aspects of a players development and career path.

» Sports and media educational aspects in training
» Mediation skills and physical performance strengthening
» Development of personality and psycho-social-communicative skills

Start-up from Cologne

Youscrim GmbH is an up-and-coming start-up based in Cologne. In the middle of the metropolis we have many opportunities to grow as a company. We strive for ever improving and growing our business by participating in the start-up and esport ecosystem. We already gained the trust of our local government by supporting us through a start-up grant.

The esports capital

Cologne is known for its rich esports history. The first ESL Counter Strike tournaments took place in the Media Park. Even today, the city still brings thousands of fans to the Lanxess Arena every year. Gamescom also unites millions of gaming and e-sports fans in the halls of the exhibition center every year.

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The team behind youscrim

Dustin 'Terenzlol' Zander CEO
Maik 'Kiam' Niederée Head Coach & COO
Kerstin 'Km-kuma' Schaus Social Media & Content
Alice 'Minzia' Rose Assistant
Jan 'Speedy' Emsenhuber Events & Community
Tom 'Tom' Kehrer Events & Community