Coach Robert Mamorstein’s squad is a skilled, competitive bunch. They practice regularly and square off against league rivals.
He believes they are an interscholastic sports team. But getting “esports,” which use video games as virtual fields of play, recognized as such has been an uphill battle. At Clifton High School, where it is currently a club, Mamorstein is pushing for change.
When asked the biggest challenge, he echoed Rodney Dangerfield.
“No respect, esports get no respect,” he said.
He’s joking, mostly,because both his kids and his administrators respect the idea.
“Mr. Marmorstein had the vision to make esports a reality for the students at