Christopher Gaul

Christopher Gaul

Esports Director and Head Coach, Point Park University

Christopher Gaul is the esports director and head coach at Point Park University in Pittsburgh. He graduated from Allegheny College in 2018 with a degree in economics and a minor in physics. Just two months after, he was hired as the head esports coach and athletic department budget manager at Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), the second-largest community college in the country. For two years, Gaul has held both positions at NOVA, including building the esports program from the ground up. Prior to his post-graduate experience, Gaul spent time competing on a Tier II level team for Overwatch. He has also competed at the highest levels in Rocket League. He took that experience to NOVA with him, where his teams competed in Overwatch, League of Legends, and Rocket League. Not only has Gaul been in a coaching position since graduating, but he has also served as an esports consultant for multiple schools around the country looking to begin an esports program at the collegiate level.