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Grant Lyon

Head Coach/Director of Esports

Offices & Programs


BA: Anthropology/Sociology, Centre College



Grant Lyon joined Centre’s athletics staff in Fall of 2022, coinciding with the Esports program’s transition to varsity. Lyon helped expand the program to include 5 teams competing primarily in the NECC. In addition to coaching and team management, Lyon oversees livestream production, scheduling, content creation, recruitment, travel, and facility upkeep for the program.

Lyon previously worked as the coach of the 6-team varsity Esports program at King’s College (PA). Lyon graduated magna cum laude from Centre in 2021 where he helped to found Centre’s first Esports team in the fall of 2019, served as the captain in its first year of structured intercollegiate competition, and was president of the long-standing Esports student club. 

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