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Shelton State Community College Names Gaido as New Esports Coach

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December 9, 2021 – On the heels of a successful season, the Shelton State Community College Esports team has named its new Esports Coach.


Jackson Gaido has been selected to lead the Shelton State Esports team. With a wealth of gaming experience and management, Gaido is no stranger to Shelton State. Most recently, he participated as an active member of the College’s Esports team and is currently pursuing a degree in Programming and Application Development. He accepts this new position with tremendous anticipation.


“I am extremely excited to be a new part of this team as the coach and help each player achieve their max potential,” stated Gaido. “I can’t wait to see how this amazing group continues to grow and perform!”


Gaido joins Shelton State Esports sponsor Elena Hodgson in leading the team.


Connect with the Shelton State Esports team by following their Twitch channel at SSCC Esports. See what is happening by following SSCC Athletics on social media.


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