About Overwatch

Overwatch is a six(6) person team-based multiplayer first-person shooter developed and published by Activision Blizzard. Described as a “hero shooter”, Overwatch assigns players into two teams of six, with each player selecting from a roster of over 30 characters, known as “heroes”, each with a unique style of play that is divided into three general roles that fit their purpose. Players on a team work together to secure and defend control points on a map or escort a payload across the map in a limited amount of time.

Launch Trailer

Gameplay Trailer


Program Overview

Platform: PC
Team Size: Six(6)
First Established: Fall 2017
Primary 2021-2022 Tournament: Overwatch Homecoming
Summer Camps: YES
 YES (Up to $2,250/yr)
Other 2021-2022 Events:
GGLeagues Divison A

– 4th Annual Bedlam vs OKST
– 3rd Annual OUTX Red River Clash

Team Focus

This team’s weekly schedule consists of 2-3 scrims, 3-4 hours of VoD review, and 2-3 matches with an emphasis on fellowship outside of training and performance. Our goal is to play better than the sum of our parts by always focusing on how we can impact both our plan to win a fight but also the enemies plan.


Southern Esports Invitational Grand Champions (Oct 2020)
2021 Cheez-it Grooves Invitational Top 8 Finish (July 2021)
– Consistent Overwatch Collegiate Cup Top 16 Finishes
– First ever externally recruited students to OU on scholarship (Fall 2021)

Joshua "Thumper" Riesenberg

Head Coach, Overwatch

Joshua is a senior working toward a music education degree. He first started playing video games when he was 7, Ratchet and Clank on the PS1. He quickly made the switch to first-person shooters and has used the years of experience, along with his education degree, to begin a coaching career. Joshua made the switch to PC in 2018 when he realized the Overwatch community was mostly based there. Since then he has been the Head Coach for the OU Overwatch Development for 2 years, coached 3 GGNA championship teams, and consulted with dozens of other teams that have gone on to win their respective leagues. He has used his love of teaching and Overwatch to develop players and teams and can do the same for you.

- Over 10 years in esports and tournaments
- Over 15 years in Gaming
- Near completion in an Education degree from OU
- Over 3 years coaching Overwatch
- Experienced in both team and individual coaching and VOD reviewing

Joshua “Thumper” Riesenberg
Head Coach, Overwatch

Instrumental Music Education
Class of 2022

Mary "hiraeth" Lieu

Team Manager

Mary “hiraeth” Lieu
Team Manager, Overwatch

Class of 2025

OU OVERWATCH CRIMSON ROSTER (Scholarship Team - Externally Recruited)

Jefferson "Jeffy" Arrington

Overwatch Black

Jefferson “Jeffy” Arrington
Overwatch Black

Class of 2024

Phillip "Phasam" Breeding

Overwatch Black

Phillip “Phasam” Breeding
Overwatch Black

Class of 2023

Elijah "Revan" Lafferty

Overwatch Crimson

Elijah “Revan” Lafferty
Overwatch Crimson

Class of 2025

Zachary "Divinity" Mazzie

Analyst, Overwatch Crimson

Zachary “Divinity” Mazzie
Analyst, Overwatch Crimson

Class of 2025

Matthew "Quinn" O'Quinn

Overwatch Crimson

Matthew “Quinn” O’Quinn
Overwatch Crimson

Theatre: Scenic Design
Class of 2025

Matthew "Quinn" O'Quinn

Overwatch Crimson

Overwatch Crimson

Class of 20xx