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Brett Ybarra


Director and Head Coach of Esports

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Brett Ybarra enters his first year as Director and Head Coach of the Tiffin University Esports team in 2022-23.

Ybarra served as assistant coach for six years under former Head Coach Chalin Cahlik.

Among his coaching highlights are the GLEC Championship won by the Counter-Strike:GO team in fall of 2020, Semi-Finalists in Overwatch fall 2021, and Finalist in Valorant spring 2022 in the Great Lakes Esports Conference.

Starting with Counter-Strike in 2007 Brett achieved ranking amidst the top 3% in the world and hopes to use that knowledge to push the limits of the teams this year. His ranking and attention to detail in the professional scene in Overwatch, Valorant, League of Legends, and Rocket League will aid in the success of all of these titles in the future.

Brett is a graduate of Tiffin University where he majored in Criminal Justice with a concentration in Forensic Psychology, earning his bachelor’s degree in 2014. Prior to this position he gained teaching experience as a Prevention Educator for Hancock County.

Brett and his wife BriAnna have two children.