Cole McFarland


    Cole McFarland – Research Developer and eSports Evangelist

    Cole is a professional developer, working primarily in Research and Development at the Pre-need Insurance Company, Homesteaders Life. He is also the Head Coach of Grand View University’s (Des Moines, IA) eSports Team. His team currently competes in League of Legends and Overwatch with plans to add Rocket League and Smash in the future. In his free time, he also runs a small business technology solutions firm called ‘Modiegi”.

    Cole spends his free time tinkering with VR, IoT and various other technologies, playing piano and writing music,  while consuming eSports content daily to stay up-to-date on the fast growing industry.


    Cole is currently a Platinum level Overwatch player, and a Bronze 3 LoL player.