Participant Stories

Inspiring stories about inclusion from people who’ve been a part of E-Sports, both typical and special needs.

The Joy of Flying Sidekicks: How E-Karate Took Off

The Joy of Flying Sidekicks: How E-Karate Took Off 1200 800 Mike Query

In 2002, Brendan and Kim Murray launched the first E-Program that didn’t take place on a soccer field. As people who were actively involved in E-Soccer since its launch two…

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Football Drills and Yoga Poses: The Story of E-Fitness

Football Drills and Yoga Poses: The Story of E-Fitness 1200 800 Mike Query
E-Fitness is an exciting opportunity for kids and adults to improve their strength, mobility, hand-eye coordination and more. read more

#MyExceptionalStory: Alexis Colvin

#MyExceptionalStory: Alexis Colvin 1400 800 E-SPORTS

Alexis Colvin, a recent Santa Clara University graduate, became a player at E-Soccer at age seven. She began coaching at E-Soccer in middle school, and took the inclusive ideals that…

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#MyExceptionalStory: Suzie Hernandez

#MyExceptionalStory: Suzie Hernandez 799 448 E-SPORTS

Suzie Hernandez is going into her fourth year at San Francisco State University. Having volunteered at E-Soccer since her freshman year, Suzie is now one of San Francisco E-Soccer’s more…

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#MyExceptionalStory: Leland Hsu

#MyExceptionalStory: Leland Hsu 1600 1280 E-SPORTS

Since the age of ten, Leland Hsu has been spending his Saturdays volunteering at the E-Soccer located in Foster City. E-Soccer is a soccer program focused less on the performance…

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#MyExceptionalStory: Nicholas Motamed

#MyExceptionalStory: Nicholas Motamed 1400 800 E-SPORTS

At a young age, Nicholas’s exposure to E-Sports has taught him to have passion for the special needs community, and social inclusion. Nicholas initially joined E-Soccer as a participant, in…

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#MyExceptionalStory: Neo Marcos

#MyExceptionalStory: Neo Marcos 1400 800 E-SPORTS

Going into sophomore year of High School, Neo has a unique drive and motivation to contribute to his community. Through E-Karate, Neo has been able to grow as a martial…

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#MyExceptionalStory: Gideon Ubaldo

#MyExceptionalStory: Gideon Ubaldo 1400 800 E-SPORTS

Gideon Ubaldo walks out with one of the children for a water break while the rest of the class continues to dance. This child has been having a hard time…

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#MyExceptionalStory: Victoria Sagers

#MyExceptionalStory: Victoria Sagers 1400 800 E-SPORTS

Toes pointed, fingers curved, eyes twinkling, Victoria Sagers guides the group through the warm ups and choreography. It’s been a year and a half since she helped start E-Dance, an…

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#MyExceptionalStory: Shawn Wilson

#MyExceptionalStory: Shawn Wilson 1400 800 E-SPORTS

Shawn Wilson, incoming college freshmen at Santa Clara University, values the diverse perspectives that he can learn from inclusive communities. As a kid Wilson was a part of E-Soccer, an…

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