Chris Scroggins

Chris Scroggins

Shenandoah University, Instructor of Esports

Co-Founder, GHS Esports Solutions d/b/a Esports Development and Growth Enterprises (EDGE)

Educational History:

  • B.S.i n Exercise Science, James Madison University

  • M.S. in Sport and Recreation Leadership, James Madison University

  • PhD (Ongoing) in Sport and Entertainment Management, University of South Carolina

Fields of Expertise:

  • Esports

  • Underrepresented Populations in Sport

  • Social Connectedness


Christopher Scroggins received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from James Madison University. Currently, he is a doctoral candidate in Sport and Entertainment Management at the University of South Carolina.

His previous experiences as a competitive gamer, consultant, and CEO of a gaming and entertainment organization have given him invaluable experience and resources that he uses to research, teach, and provide consultation.

Scroggins has appeared on radio shows, news sources such as NPR, and presented at numerous esports conferences and panels across the country. Scroggins has helped develop the Esports curriculum at Shenandoah University and is currently co-editing and authoring one of the first comprehensive esports textbooks.

Chris still plays video games to stay current with the industry and has recently started to play competitively again.