Start your journey toward a professional esports coaching career and increase your results and earnings

From beginner to world-class professional, your next level begins here


In 2015 I was a collegiate League of Legends player, and I was assigned a coach for the first time. After a few weeks, I felt frustrated because of the lack of impact the coach had on me and my team. It was nothing that I expected of an esports coach. Soon after, I became an esports coach and entirely devoted myself. I have never looked back since...

After learning about the esports coaching scene in the world of different games, the evidence was clear to me. Almost all coaches know perfectly how the game works, but working with players and within a team to get the best out of the players and teams and helping players thrive to their maximum potential was lacking.

But I understand why this was the problem because there was nowhere for these coaches to go! To learn about coaching and develop themselves and their career at the same time, increasing their opportunities and income. Let alone specifically within the esports context.

1+1=2 . Next Level Esports was born.

I made it my mission to inspire and educate esports coaches through Next Level Esports by giving you the needed insights and tools to help you become one of the best esports coaches in the world so you can create and sustain an impactful and fulfilling career. With over a decade of being a teacher, 7 years working in esports as an esports coach and a performance coach, studying and applying the craft and art of coaching for thousands of hours with several certifications, Next Level Esports has already taken hundreds of esports coaches to their next level. This is done through courses, mentoring, programs, and other forms of transformative content.

To kickstart your journey with Next Level Esports, I have a present for you, something that will take you to your next level, and that is an ebook about the foundation of performance on how to motivate your players, which you can download for free below. Remember, there is always a next level, no matter at what level you are coaching. Your next level starts here.

Ebook - the foundation of performance: Motivation

Motivation impacts everything that influences any form of esports performance. Great esports coaches understand how motivation works and what they can do to influence and maintain the motivation of their players, and get better results while having a much more enjoyable time coaching.

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3 clear areas to coach on that influences motivation

And be able to explain it to your players in a heartbeat

How you can easily increase motivation of your players/team

And never have to be frustrated with unmotivated players ever again

Examples and exercises to increase motivation

Make your coaching more fun and engaging through these active ways of coaching

How to recover from loss of motivation

You will lose motivation someday and somehow. These things will get you and your players back on track.

What esports coaches have to say about the ebook

Emanuel "Emi" Ursachi

League of Legends Coach

"It covers essentially every aspect of motivating your team as a whole and also every individual in the team. It is pretty well made and a lot of thought went into it"

Connaire "Concentric" Delaney McNulty

Esports Performance Coach

"Donny's ebook and work in question is a great introduction on supporting players to stay motivated throughout a season. With many coaches, and even team managers able to benefit on the information to develop a team to reach their optimal performance!"

Benedikt "Skizzen" Bauer

Rocket League Coach

"A powerful introduction with concrete tools to start improving in one of the most important skills a coach can bring to any individual or team in any game. Both easy to understand and in depth and will make you want to use it immediately."

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Fayan "Gevous" Pertijs

"Donny is a great guy and with Next Level Esports brings in a lot of knowledge. Without him our team wouldn't have won the Dutch League. The biggest thing that impacts us was learning and knowing about each other intentions and how that helped us get in sync with each other"

Richard "ImShadow" Luxemburg

"Donny recognizes what is needed and what things can be tweaked to perform on a higher level. His content provides you different perspectives to look at things. I adopted that way of looking at things to increase my level insight. I have been given a lot of inspiration and things to work on and think about. Donny is very supportive, helpful and lastly a very enthusiastic great guy to work with"

Dylan "Korenaka" Schouten

"I underestimated the effects of coaching. After applying and studying the insights again and again, I realized that I really have grown as a person as well."

Quinten van der Tuin

"I have a better understanding how to recognize different personalities as well as different phases of team dynamics. I can see what a player needs to get the best of himself and what his pitfalls are in these phases and what a team really needs to perform."

Răzvan "SH4DOW" Nistor
"As a coach and business graduate, I used to apply business management frameworks and techniques to coaching which I considered to be a competitive advantage for me. I have been fortunate enough to discover Next Level Esports, which led to more competitive advantages. Donny opened my eyes about psychological concepts and their application in certain situations, ways of dealing with major issues in esports such as the notorious TILT and more importantly, he taught me how to personalize my coaching to fit the needs of an individual. I believe the sessions that my time with Donny turned me into a top tier coach within the industry."
Luca "Looca" Hansen
"I've worked with Donny for a year in the past, and he always surprised me with his knowledge. I learn something new everytime I have a conversation with him. He is so easy to work with, and what makes him unique are his out of the box like methods and competent thought processes. He taught me to become a better coach by teaching me the coaching methods while he was applying them to me during the coaching, mind-blowing."
Oumar "Snow" Kone
"My impression of Next Level Esports is very good from the first moment of interaction. I was able to feel a very good vibe and see how helpful Donny is in helping coaches out. I had a little struggle in getting players motivated and having a good group vibe which Donny gave good advice to me. I read his ebook which was one of the best books I read about coaching and development. This book helped me know myself and my players better which gave them good results and thanks to the advice from Donny I was able to land my first paid role in a team that I am very proud of. Big vouch to Donny!"

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You can have the most knowledge about the game you are coaching, but without understanding what makes your players tick and need to perform at their highest level, true success is far away for you and your team. 

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