Los Angeles Gladiators
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Los Angeles Gladiators
Tydolla, dpei, face
Number of Players
Los Angeles Gladiators is one of the two teams representing Los Angeles, California, USA, in the Overwatch League. The Gladiators compete in the Western Division.
- August 10th - Franchise is officially announced in the second wave of Overwatch League franchise announcements.
- November 2nd - The Los Angeles Gladiators brand and logo are officially announced, alongside their new roster.
- November 4th - Bawlynn joins the team as Social Media and Content Manager.
- December 11th - Raistlin joins the team as Performance Coach.
- February 20th - Fissure leaves the London Spitfire and joins the Los Angeles Gladiators.
- March 20th - Zyto joins the staff as Assistant Manager.
- March 25th - Team KongDoo announces that Void has transferred from KongDoo Panthera to Los Angeles Gladiators.
- April 2nd - Los Angeles Gladiators officially announce that Void has joined the team. 
- April 3rd - silkthread transfers from the Los Angeles Valiant.
- August 21st - Fissure transfers to Seoul Dynasty.
- August 31st - The team announce the release of iRemiix, Asher and silkthread.
- October 25th - Los Angeles Gladiators announce two new additions to the roster. Decay and rOar.
- October 30th - Performance Coach Raistlin announces that he has left the team.
- November 28th - Ripa joins the team.
- December 10th - Panker joins the team on a two-way contract with Gladiators Legion.
- December 13th - The Gladiators announce their new coaching staff for 2019. JohnGalt joins as an Assistant Coach, PCC joins as a Performance Coach and ShibaInu joins as a new Translator.
- December 21st - Ripa receives a five-game suspension for toxicity and throwing matches.
- February 8th - Matt Edwards joins the team as Performance Coach. 
- February 17th - Performance Coach Carl "PCC" Daubert leaves the team. 
- April 7th - Bischu signs a temporary two-way contract with Gladiators Legion.
- May 2nd - Bischu's two-way contract ended.
- June 19th - Faustus joins the team as Assistant Coach.
- July 17th - Bischu joins the Guangzhou Charge.
- August 15th - Director of Social Media and Community Bawlynn joins the Washington Justice as General Manager. 
- September 17th - Kroenke Sports & Entertainment part ways with Sentinels. 
- September 27th - General Manager Kez leaves the team. 
- September 30th - Assistant Manager Zyto leaves the team.
- October 7th - Assistant Coach Tim leaves the team. 
- October 8th - Assistant Coach JohnGalt joins the Washington Justice as Head Coach. 
- October 11th - dpei becomes General Manager and Head Coach. 
- October 18th - rOar joins the Washington Justice.  Hydration joins the Houston Outlaws.  Ripa leaves the team. 
- October 19th - Alex Rubens and Ryan Garfat join the organization. 
- October 23rd - SPACE joins from the Los Angeles Valiant.
- October 29th - OGE joins from the Dallas Fuel in exchange for Decay. 
- October 30th - Performance Coach Reinfcmnt leaves the team. 
- October 31st - CurryShot joins the team as Strategic Coach. 
- November 3rd - bsuh joins the team as Director of Operations. 
- November 4th - Surefour joins the Toronto Defiant.
- November 6th - birdring joins the team.
- November 12th - MirroR joins the team.
- November 13th - Paintbrush joins the team. face joins as an Assistant Coach.
- November 15th - Bischu rejoins the team.
- November 25th - Void joins the Shanghai Dragons.
- December 4th - LhCloudy joins the team and Panker leaves.
- December 5th - Andrew joins the team as Player Manager.
- December 12th - Jaru joins the team.
- January 1st - Translator ShibaInu leaves the team. 
- June 6th - Sideshow joins the team from the Florida Mayhem. 
- June 7th - Paintbrush leaves the team. 
- June 16th - kevster joins the team. 
- June 20th - Sideshow's 14-Day Contract expires.
- October 6th - Jaru, Bischu, BigG00se and Shaz leave the team. 
- October 8th - Strategic Coach CurryShot leaves the team. 
- October 12th - LhCloudy leaves the team. 
- October 16th - OGE and Assistant Coach Faustus leave the team. 
- October 27th - Tydolla joins the team as an Assistant Coach. 
- October 30th - bsuh is promoted to General Manager. 
- November 8th - MuZe joins the team.
- November 9th - Shu joins the team.
- November 12th - moth joins the team.
- December 4th - skewed joins the team.
|16||SPACE||Indy Halpern||Tank||2019-10-23 |
|20||birdring||Kim Ji-hyeok||DPS||2019-11-06 |
|7||MirroR||Chris Trịnh||DPS||2019-11-12 |
|18||kevster||Kevin Persson||DPS||2020-06-16 |
|9||MuZe||Kim Young-hun||Tank||2020-11-08 |
|1||Shu||Jinseo Kim||Support||2020-11-09 |
|64||moth||Grant Espe||Support||2020-11-12 |
|66||skewed||Kim Min-seok||Support||2020-12-04 |
|#||ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|2||OGE||Minseok Son||Tank||2019-10-29 ||2020-10-16 ||Florida Mayhem|
|27||LhCloudy||Roni Tiihonen||Tank||2019-12-04 ||2020-10-12 ||ÄöÅ|
|52||Shaz||Jonas Suovaara||Support||2017-11-02 ||2020-10-06 |
|0||BigG00se||Benjamin Isohanni||Support||2017-11-02 ||2020-10-06 |
|31||Bischu||Hyungseok 'Aaron' Kim||Tank||2019-11-15 ||2020-10-06 |
|77||Jaru||Jason White||DPS||2019-12-12 ||2020-10-06 |
|2||Sideshow (14-Day Contract)||Josh Wilkinson||DPS||2020-06-06 ||2020-06-20|
|12||Paintbrush||Nolan Edwards||Support||2019-11-13 ||2020-06-07 ||Dallas Fuel|
|#||ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|98||Panker (Two-way)||Byungho Lee||Tank||2018-12-10 ||2019-12-04 ||Phase 2|
|57||Void||Junwoo Kang||Tank||2018-03-25 ||2019-11-25 ||Shanghai Dragons|
|4||Surefour||Lane Roberts||DPS||2017-11-02 ||2019-11-04 ||Toronto Defiant|
|17||Decay||Guiun Jang||DPS||2018-10-29 ||2019-10-26 ||Dallas Fuel|
|12||Ripa||Riku Toivanen||Support||2018-11-28 ||2019-10-18 ||British Hurricane|
|99||Hydration||João Pedro Goes Telles||Flex||2017-11-02 ||2019-10-18 ||Houston Outlaws|
|37||rOar||Chang-hoon Gye||Tank||2018-10-25 ||2019-10-18 ||Washington Justice|
|31||Bischu||Hyungseok 'Aaron' Kim||Tank||2017-11-02 ||2019-07-17 ||Guangzhou Charge|
|#||ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|9||silkthread||Ted Wang||DPS||2018-04-03 ||2018-08-31 |
|1||Asher||Junsung Choi||DPS||2017-11-02 ||2018-08-31 ||Toronto Defiant|
|24||iRemiix||Luis Galarza Figueroa||Tank||2017-11-02 ||2018-08-31 ||Skyfoxes|
|22||Fissure||Chanhyung Baek||Tank||2018-02-20 ||2018-08-20 ||Seoul Dynasty|
|Stan||Stan Kroenke||Co-Owner||2017-08-10 |
|Josh||Josh Kroenke||Co-Owner||2017-08-10 |
|Rubonez||Alex Rubens||SVP of Team Operations||2019-10-17 |
|bsuh||Brenda Suh||General Manager||2019-11-03 |
|Andrew||Andrew Kim||Team Manager||2019-12-05 |
|dpei||David Pei||Head Coach||2017-11-02 |
|face||Sam Merewether||Assistant Coach||2019-11-13 |
|Tydolla||Seungmin Jung||Assistant Coach||2020-10-27 |
|#||ID||Name||Position||Join Date||Leave Date||New Organization|
|Faustus||James Frye||Assistant Coach||2019-06-19 ||2020-10-16 ||We Want OWL|
|CurryShot||Rohit Nathani||Strategic Coach||2019-10-31 ||2020-10-08 |
|ShibaInu||Shangyeon Han||Translator||2018-12-13 ||2020-01-01 ||Washington Justice (Team Coordinator)|
|Reinfcmnt||Matthew Edwards||Performance Coach||2019-02-08 ||2019-10-30 |
|JohnGalt||Seetoh Jian Qing||Assistant Coach||2018-12-13 ||2019-10-08 ||Washington Justice (Head Coach)|
|Tim||Timothy Albanese||Assistant Coach||2017-11-02 ||2019-10-07 |
|Zyto||Bryan Ybanez||Assistant Manager||2018-03-20 ||2019-09-30 |
|Kez||Kevin Jeon||Manager||2017-11-02 ||2019-09-27 |
|Rob Moore||CEO||2017-08-10 ||2019-09-17 |
|Eric Ma||Co-President||2017-08-10 ||2019-09-17 |
|Charlie Lipsie||Head of Esports||2017-08-10 ||2019-09-17 |
|Bawlynn||Analynn Dang||Director of Social Media and Community||2017-11-04 ||2019-08-15 ||Washington Justice (General Manager)|
|PCC||Carl Daubert||Performance Coach||2018-12-13 ||2019-02-17 |
|Raistlin||Blake Panasiewicz||Performance Coach||2017-12-11 ||2018-10-30 ||Triumph (Mental Skills Advisor)|
|2021-02-28||1st||Misc||SteelSeries Invitational||0 : 3||$7,000|
|2020-09-06||7 - 8th||Premier||Overwatch League 2020 - North America Playoffs||0 : 3||$75,000|
|2020-08-08||5 - 8th||Major||Overwatch League 2020 - Countdown Cup||0 : 3||$5,000|
|2020-05-23||5 - 8th||Major||Overwatch League 2020 - May Melee||1 : 3||$5,000|
|2019-09-12||5 - 6th||Premier||Overwatch League - 2019 Playoffs||0 : 4||$300,000|
|2019-08-25||5th||Premier||Overwatch League - 2019 Regular Season||17/11||Grp. S.||$0|
|2019-05-10||5 - 8th||Major||Overwatch League - 2019 Stage 2 Playoffs||0 : 3||$25,000|
|2018-07-14||5 - 6th||Premier||Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs||1 : 2||$50,000|
|2018-06-17||3 - 4th||Major||OWL - Inaugural Season Stage 4 Title Matches||2 : 3||$0|
|2018-06-17||4th||Premier||Overwatch League - Inaugural Season||25/15||Grp. S.||$150,000|
|About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament|
- 2020-11-10 | Things Are Different—Gladiators Have Written A Letter Of Intent by Joseph "Volamel" Franco of GGRecon
- 2018-03-17 | ON A ROLL by Xander Torres of overwatchleague.com at Overwatch League
- 2018-03-16 | HEART OF A LION by Xander Torres of overwatchleague.com at Overwatch League
- 2017-12-03 | Gladiators Ready by CommanderX of over.gg at Overwatch League
- 2017-11-02 | Los Angeles Gladiators Reveal by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2017-12-16 | Meet the Gladiators: Hydration by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-02-05 | Meet the Gladiators: Surefour by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-02-17 | Meet the Gladiators: Shaz by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-02-25 | Meet the Gladiators: Bischu by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-03-03 | Up Close: Los Angeles Gladiators' Fissure by Overwatch League
- 2018-03-12 | Los Angeles Gladiators Asher and SureFour: Access Granted by Overwatch League
- 2018-03-13 | Fissure Proves He’s The Best Tank by Overwatch League
- 2018-03-18 | Meet the Gladiators: BigGoose by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-02-01 | Los Angeles Gladiators 2019 Roster by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2017-11-17 | LA Gladiators "Shaz" BREAKS Moira - Mercy pocket + Nanoboost for 29 kills by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2017-12-20 | LA Gladiators "Asher" Stream Highlights December 2017 by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-01-13 | Los Angeles Gladiators vs Shanghai Dragons - OWL Stage 1 Match 1 Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-01-16 | Los Angeles Gladiators vs Seoul Dynasty - OWL Stage 1 Match 2 Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-01-19 | Los Angeles Gladiators vs Philadelphia Fusion - OWL Stage 1 Match 3 Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-01-22 | What a Reverse Sweep Sounds Like - Gladiators vs Fusion by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-01-23 | Los Angeles Gladiators vs New York Excelsior - OWL Stage 1 Match 4 Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-01-26 | Los Angeles Gladiators vs Los Angeles Valiant - OWL Stage 1 Match 5 Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-01-30 | Los Angeles Gladiators vs Houston Outlaws - OWL Stage 1 Match 6 Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-02-01 | Los Angeles Gladiators vs Florida Mayhem- OWL Stage 1 Match 7 Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-02-07 | Surefour's 10 Player Kill Streak vs. Boston Uprising by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-02-09 | Enter the Dragonblade: Highlights vs. SF Shock by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-02-28 | Fissure's Grand Entrance - Stage 2 Week 1 Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-03-05 | BigGoose Runs Wild on Sombra - Stage 2 Week 2 Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-03-08 | What Fissure Sounds Like as a Gladiator by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-03-13 | Fissure's Stream Rave - Overwatch Pro Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- 2018-03-20 | Surefour Crunches the Numbers - Overwatch Pro Highlights by Los Angeles Gladiators
- Gladiators Enter La’s Arena
- THE OVERWATCH LEAGUE™ WELCOMES LONDON, SECOND LOS ANGELES TEAM
- PRESENTING THE LOS ANGELES GLADIATORS
- Stan Kroenke & Josh Kroenke Introduce Name of New Los Angeles Overwatch League™ Franchise, the Gladiators, with Roaring Lion Logo and Purple/White Team Colors
- Los Angeles Gladiators Reveal
- L.A. Gladiators To Feature 'Aggressive, Fun' Playstyle In Overwatch League
- Analynn Dang (2017-11-04). "Excited to announce that I'll be working for the @LAGladiators as a Social Media and Content Manager! Hard work pays off. 💜 #ShieldsUp".
- Blake "Raistlin" Panasiewicz joins the team
- Los Angeles Gladiators (2018-02-20). "THE GLADIATORS ARE GETTING TANKIER".
- "The Gladiators welcome a new member to the staff, @GLA_Zyto.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-03-20.
- "Kongdoo Panthera’s sub-tank #Void has transferred to LA Gladiators.". Team KongDoo. 2018-03-25.
- Los Angeles Gladiators (2018-04-02). "GLADIATORS SIGN FISSURE’S EX-TEAMMATE & ZARYA/D.VA SPECIALIST VOID".
- "CROSS-TOWN TRADE KEEPS SILKTHREAD IN LOS ANGELES". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-04-03.
- "GLADIATORS TRANSFER FISSURE TO SEOUL". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-08-21.
- "The Los Angeles Gladiators have released iRemiix, Asher, and silkthread from their contracts with the team.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-08-31.
- "THE CALL HAS BEEN ANSWERED.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-10-25.
- "So as of today I am no longer with LA Gladiators.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-10-30.
- "THE FINNISHING TOUCH". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-11-28.
- "Congratulations on ranking up, @Panker_OW! Welcome to our unit.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-12-10.
- "COACHING STAFF UPDATE". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-12-13.
- "2019 Player Discipline Tracker". Overwatch League. 2018-12-21.
- "GLADIATORS ARE MAKING MENTAL PERFORMANCE A PRIORITY". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-02-08.
- Matt Edwards (2019-02-16). "I'm thrilled to share that I've joined @LAGladiators as Performance Coach :)".
- Carl Daubert (2019-02-17). "Not with @LAGladiators anymore.".
- LA Gladiators’ Bischu Steps Up To Temporarily Fill Vacant Gladiators Legion Role
- Bischu (2019-05-02). "Shields Up".
- Los Angeles Gladiators (2019-06-19). "Welcome our newest recruit to the Gladiators coaching staff: @Faustus_ow!".
- Guangzhou Charge (2019-07-17). "Please join us in welcoming the incredible @fragi and @BischuGG to the team!".
- Los Angeles Gladiators (2019-07-17). "It's been one hell of an adventure, @BischuGG.Once a Gladiator, Always a Gladiator.".
- Washington Justice (2019-08-15). "Please give a warm welcome to @bawlynn, our new General Manager! 🥳".
- Jacob Wolf (2019-09-17). "Kroenke Sports & Entertainment parts with Sentinels, to build own esports front office". ESPN.
- Kez (2019-09-27). "My journey at the Gladiators ends today".
- [Inside source]
- Tim (2019-10-07). "I am no longer under contract with the Gladiators.".
- Washington Justice (2019-10-08). "We're coming home to DC with our eyes set on the Championship and @JohnGaltOW is the Coach to lead us there!".
- Los Angeles Gladiators (2019-10-11). "We’re excited to welcome back David Pei as Head Coach and General Manager.".
- Los Angeles Gladiators (2019-10-18). "Today we say goodbye to @rOar_ow as he joins @washjustice in 2020.".
- Houston Outlaws (2019-10-18). "Your thirst for the juice has arrived!".
- Ripa (2019-10-18). "I am now a free agent and considering all offers. Had a great year with Glads and now looking for a starting opportunity.".
- Jacob Wolf (2018-10-19). "Kroenke Sports & Entertainment expands esports front office". ESPN.
- "Please join us in welcoming @SPACEOW to the Gladiators!". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-10-23.
- "Breaking News you definitely didn’t know was happening...". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-10-29.
- "Hey I'm LFT -- Thanks again to Gladiators(/Sentinels) for the opportunity". Matt Edwards. 2019-10-30.
- "Please join us in welcoming @CurryshotTV to our coaching staff! #ShieldsUp". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-10-31.
- "Excited to announce that I have joined the @LAGladiators and @LAGuerrillas as Director of Operations.". bsuh. 2019-11-03.
- "Nobody saw this coming, right? We're so excited to announce that @Surefour will be joining the Defiant for Season 3!". Toronto Defiant. 2018-11-04.
- "⏰ RING RING RING ⏰ Please join us in welcoming @Birdring to Gladiators!". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-11-06.
- "🔮 Mirror, Mirror on the Wall 🔮". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-11-12.
- "🎨 PAINT US LIKE ONE OF YOUR FRENCH LIONS 🎨". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-11-13.
- "Please welcome @thefacefaceface from @Talon__esports!". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-11-13.
- "Once a Gladiator, Always a Gladiator". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-11-15.
- "🚨Roster Announcement🚨". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-11-25.
- "☁️Weather report is saying it might be kinda @LhCloudy ☁️Please welcome @LhCloudy to Gladiators! #ShieldsUp". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-12-04.
- "An update on our participation in Contenders for 2020.". Gladiators Legion. 2019-12-04.
- "🥳 Please welcome Andrew! 🥳". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-12-05.
- "🧩 The final piece of our 2020 Puzzle 🧩". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2019-12-12.
- "Happy New Years! It was a great year working with @LAGladiators! Unfortunately, my journey with the team has come to end.". ShibaInu. 2020-01-01.
- "Due to the generous donations from the Overwatch community, @SideshowGaming is the newest member of the Gladiators (coach @dpei_ow approved).". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-06-06.
- "Thank you @paintbrush, you exemplify what it means to be a support in and out of game.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-06-07.
- "Welcome @KEVSTER_OW to the Gladiators #ShieldsUP". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-06-16.
- "🛡THANK YOU, @JaruOW! 🛡Your hard work is undeniable, and we wish you the best in your future endeavors.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-10-06.
- "🛡 THANK YOU, @Bischu! 🛡 Your optimism and smiles will always be ingrained in Gladiators history.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-10-06.
- "Today we bid farewell to our Finnish duo. Thank you, @BigGoose and @Shaz_OW for your hard work from Day 1. You will always be true Gladiators.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-10-06.
- "Thank you, Coach @CurryshotTV! Your competitive insight and fellowship with our community will always be appreciated. We wish you the best of luck moving forward.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-10-08.
- "Thank you, @LhCloudy! Your Flankhardt has forever left a mark on competitive play. We wish you all the best in the future.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-10-12.
- "Thank you, @OGE_ow! Today we are mutually parting ways with OGE. We wish him the best moving forward and know his impact will be felt in LA forever.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-10-16.
- "Thank you, Coach @Faustus!". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-10-16.
- "A new season awaits us, along with some new faces.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-10-27.
- "Join us in welcoming @bsuh_ as our General Manager for the 2021 season!". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-10-30.
- "On other teams he has travelled the world, but it's time to make his home in Los Angeles.". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-11-08.
- "Now arriving in Los Angeles: @shu_overwatch!". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-11-09.
- "By popular demand: join us in welcoming @moth_ow to our 2021 roster!". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-11-02.
- "Join us in welcoming our newest flex support, @skewedOw!". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2020-12-04.