Los Angeles Valiant
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Los Angeles Valiant
1 (2018 - Stage 4)
Number of Players
Los Angeles Valiant is one of the two teams representing Los Angeles, California, USA, in the Overwatch League. The Valiant compete in the East Division.
- July 12th - Franchise is officially announced, as part of the first seven franchises of the Overwatch League.
- October 23rd - The team officially announces their new branding, the Los Angeles Valiant.
- October 31st - The Los Angeles Valiant announce their DPS lineup for the Inaugural Season. Agilities, GrimReality, SoOn and silkthread join.
- November 1st - The Los Angeles Valiant announce their Support players for the upcoming season. Verbo, uNKOE, KariV join the team.
- November 2nd - The Los Angeles Valiant announce their Tank players for the upcoming season. SPACE, envy, Fate, numlocked join the team.
- December 19th - Manager dzMins leaves the team and joins the League of Legends team FlyQuest as a Manager.
- January 5th - The team formally announces their coaching staff. Cuddles becomes the Head Coach. daemoN and Gunba join as Assistant Coaches as Coach Ookz leaves. Doug Gardner joins as Director of Player Performance.
- January 13th - Mike Schwartz joins the team as Team Manager.
- February 19th - Moon is signed as the new Head Coach. Head Coach Cuddles leaves the team.
- March 22nd - Stoop joins the team as Head Coach of the Valiant's secondary roster.
- March 31st - Bunny joins the team.
- April 2nd - uNKOE transfers to the Dallas Fuel and Custa joins the Los Angeles Valiant as a part of trade.
- April 2nd - envy is released from the team.
- April 2nd - GrimReality leaves the player roster to join the Coaching staff.
- April 3rd - silkthread transfers to the Los Angeles Gladiators.
- April 4th - KSF and Finnsi are officially announced to have joined the team.
- April 13th - Izayaki joins the team.
- September 7th - The Los Angeles Valiant announce that they have released Finnsi, numlocked, Verbo and Assistant Coach GrimReality.
- September 13th - KuKi transfers from Seoul Dynasty and joins Los Angeles Valiant.
- October 18th - The Los Angeles Valiant announce they have parted ways with SoOn, Assistant Coach DaemoN and Gunba.
- February 6th - The Valiant announce their coaching staff for 2019. Dongsu and Packing10 join as Assistant Coaches.
- March 11th - The Los Angeles Valiant part ways with Head Coach Moon. Assistant Team Manager and Translator Korean Mulan also leaves the team.
- March 18th - Teabubbles is announced as the new Team Manager and Translator.
- April 10th - Promise is announced as the new Assistant Coach after being traded from the Florida Mayhem.
- April 30th - Assistant Coach Dongsu parts ways with the team.
- May 10th - The Los Angeles Valiant trade Fate to the Florida Mayhem in exchange for McGravy and FCTFCTN plus Shax from Mayhem Academy.
- June 7th - Bunny parts ways with the team.
- June 20th - reprize joins the team as Assistant Coach.
- July 6th - The Los Angeles Valiant announce KuKi's retirement from professional play.
- July 19th - Izayaki transfers to the Shanghai Dragons.
- September 27th - Team Manager Teabubbles leaves the team.
- October 23rd - SPACE, Agilities, and KariV part ways with the team.
- October 24th - Assistant Coach Gunba rejoins the team.
- October 28th - The Los Angeles Valiant announce their coaching staff for 2020.
- October 31st - The Los Angeles Valiant announce their roster for 2020. Dreamer, Apply, Slur, and Lastro join the team.
- November 12th - FCTFCTN leaves the team.
- December 12th - Custa retires from professional Overwatch. 
- January 7th - GiG and RaiN join the team.
- January 15th - Kai joins the team.
- January 23rd - Slur is released from the team.
- March 2nd - Lutional joins the team as Translator.
- March 26th - Associate Head Coach Stoop and Assistant Coach reprize are released from the team.
- May 28th - Unter joins the team as an Assistant Coach.
- October 16th - Apply, GiG, and McGravy leave the team.
- November 19th - Adam joins the team.
- December 3rd - KSF leaves the team.
- December 9th - Assistant Coach Unter is promoted to Associate Head Coach and Sungwoo joins the team as an Assistant Coach.  Agilities rejoins the team. 
|7||Krystal||Cai Shilong||DPS||2021-03-18 |
|1||MoLanran||Liao Yang||DPS||2021-03-18 |
|3||Silver3||Han Haibo||Tank||2021-03-18 |
|20||NvM||Wen Yelin||Tank||2021-03-18 |
|18||ShowCheng||Cheng Yu||Tank||2021-03-18 |
|22||Highbee||Zhang Zening||Support||2021-03-18 |
|11||Wya||Qi Haomiao||Support||2021-03-18 |
|#||ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|9||Agilities||Brady Girardi||DPS||2020-12-09 ||2021-01-29 ||Toronto Defiant (Streamer)|
|Adam||Adam Soong||Tank||2020-11-19 ||2021-01-29 ||DarkMode NA|
|23||Kai||Kai Collins||DPS||2020-01-15 ||2021-01-29 ||Atlanta Reign|
|77||RaiN||Jae Ho Park||Support||2020-01-07 ||2021-01-29 |
|9||Lastro||Jungwon Mun||Support||2019-10-31 ||2021-01-29 ||Toronto Defiant|
|1||Dreamer||Sanglok Song||Tank||2019-10-31 ||2021-01-29 ||DarkMode NA|
|12||Shax||Johannes Nielsen||DPS||2019-05-10 ||2021-01-29 ||London Spitfire|
|#||ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|27||KSF||Kyle Frandanisa||DPS||2018-04-04 ||2020-12-03 ||Houston Outlaws|
|3||GiG||Rick Salazar||Tank||2020-01-07 ||2020-10-16 ||Revival|
|19||Apply||Damon Conti||DPS||2019-10-31 ||2020-10-16 ||Revival|
|13||McGravy||Caleb McGarvey||Tank||2019-05-10 ||2020-10-16 ||Revival|
|Slur||Owen Warner||Support||2019-10-31 ||2020-01-23 ||Karasuno|
|#||ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|10||Custa||Scott Kennedy||Support||2018-04-02 ||2019-12-12 |
|2||FCTFCTN||Russell Campbell||Tank||2019-05-10 ||2019-11-12 ||Revival|
|9||Agilities||Brady Girardi||DPS||2017-10-31 ||2019-10-23 ||Toronto Defiant|
|99||KariV||Youngseo Park||Support||2017-11-01 ||2019-10-23 ||Toronto Defiant|
|16||SPACE||Indy Halpern||Tank||2017-11-02 ||2019-10-23 ||Los Angeles Gladiators|
|22||Izayaki||Minchul Kim||Support||2018-04-13 ||2019-07-19 ||Shanghai Dragons|
|11||KuKi||Daekuk Kim||Tank||2018-09-13 ||2019-07-06 ||RunAway (Coach)|
|8||Bunny||Junhyeok Chae||DPS||2018-03-31 ||2019-06-07 ||Team CC|
|1||Fate||Panseung Koo||Tank||2017-11-02 ||2019-05-10 ||Florida Mayhem|
|#||ID||Name||Role||Join Date||Leave Date||New Team|
|99||SoOn||Terence Tarlier||DPS||2017-10-31 ||2018-10-18 ||Paris Eternal|
|11||Finnsi||Finnbjörn Jónasson||Tank||2018-04-04 ||2018-09-07 ||Paris Eternal|
|6||numlocked||Seb Barton||Tank||2017-11-02 ||2018-09-07 ||British Hurricane|
|13||Verbo||Stefano Disalvo||Support||2017-11-01 ||2018-09-07 ||Skyfoxes|
|9||silkthread||Ted Wang||DPS||2017-10-31 ||2018-04-03 ||Los Angeles Gladiators|
|0||GrimReality||Christopher Schaefer||DPS||2017-10-31 ||2018-04-02 ||Los Angeles Valiant (Assistant Coach)|
|10||envy||Kangjae Lee||Tank||2017-11-02 ||2018-04-02 ||Meta Bellum|
|24||uNKOE||Benjamin Chevasson||Support||2017-11-01 ||2018-04-02 ||Dallas Fuel|
|Noah||Noah Whinston||Owner||2017-07-12 |
|Ari Segal||CEO||2017-10-04 |
|Colaming||Gong Mingyu (巩铭宇)||Director||2021-02-21|
|JpCat||Zhang Peng||Head Coach||2021-03-18 |
|Hiko||Zhang Junhao||Assistant Coach||2021-03-18 |
|#||ID||Name||Position||Join Date||Leave Date||New Organization|
|Lutional||Hyunmin Kim||Translator||2020-03-02 ||2021-01-29 |
|Sungwoo||Sungwoo Hong||Assistant Coach||2020-12-09 ||2021-01-29 ||Guangzhou Charge|
|Gunba||Jordan Graham||Assistant Coach||2019-10-24 ||2021-01-29 |
|Unter||Max Unterwurzacher||Associate Head Coach||2020-05-28 ||2021-01-29 ||DarkMode NA|
|Packing10||Mike Szklanny||Head Coach/General Manager||2019-02-06 ||2021-01-29 |
|Mike Schwartz||Mike Schwartz||Director of Competitive Esports||2018-01-13 ||2021-01-29 |
|reprize||Justin Hand||Assistant Coach||2019-06-20 ||2020-03-26 ||London Spitfire (Head Coach)|
|Stoop||Warsi Faraaz Waris||Associate Head Coach||2018-03-22 ||2020-03-26 |
|Promise||Marvin Schröder||Assistant Coach||2019-04-10 ||2019-10-28 |
|Teabubbles||Debbie Chun||Team Manager||2019-03-18 ||2019-09-27 |
|Doug||Dr. Doug Gardner||Director of Player Performance||2018-01-05 ||2019-03-11|
|Dongsu||Dongsoo Shin||Assistant Coach||2019-02-06 ||2019-04-30 ||Shanghai Dragons|
|Korean Mulan||Andrew Kim||Assistant Team Manager & Translator||2018-??-??||2019-03-11 ||Florida Mayhem|
|Moon||Byungchul Moon||Head Coach||2018-02-19 ||2019-03-11||Team CC (Head Coach)|
|daemoN||Julien Ducros||Assistant Coach||2018-01-05 ||2018-10-18 ||Paris Eternal (Head Coach)|
|Gunba||Jordan Graham||Assistant Coach||2018-01-05 ||2018-10-18 ||Boston Uprising (Assistant Coach)|
|GrimReality||Christopher Schaefer||Assistant Coach||2018-04-02 ||2018-09-07 |
|Cuddles||Henry Coxall||Head Coach||2017-11-??||2018-02-19 ||GZ Academy (Head Coach)|
|Ookz||Dongwook Kim||Coach||2017-11-??||2018-01-05 ||Toronto Defiant (Strategic Coach)|
|dzMins||Joshua Kim||Manager||2017-11-??||2017-12-19 |
|2020-09-11||5 - 6th||Premier||Overwatch League 2020 - North America Playoffs||1 : 3||$75,000|
|2020-08-23||8th||Premier||Overwatch League - 2020 Regular Season||12/-/10||Grp. S.||$0|
|2020-08-08||5 - 8th||Major||Overwatch League 2020 - Countdown Cup||1 : 3||$5,000|
|2020-05-24||3 - 4th||Major||Overwatch League 2020 - May Melee||0 : 3||$10,000|
|2019-08-25||13th||Premier||Overwatch League - 2019 Regular Season||12/16||Grp. S.||$0|
|2019-07-14||3 - 4th||Major||Overwatch League - 2019 Stage 3 Playoffs||0 : 4||$50,000|
|2018-07-28||3 - 4th||Premier||Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs||0 : 2||$100,000|
|2018-06-17||1st||Major||OWL - Inaugural Season Stage 4 Title Matches||3 : 1||$100,000|
|2018-06-17||2nd||Premier||Overwatch League - Inaugural Season||27/13||Grp. S.||$200,000|
|2018-05-06||3 - 4th||Major||OWL - Inaugural Season Stage 3 Title Matches||0 : 3||$0|
|About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament|
- 2017-11-10 | LA Aims for Valiant Vibes by Justin Groot of Blizzard Entertainment at Overwatch League
- 2017-12-04 | Valiant Support has Arrived by CommanderX of over.gg at Overwatch League
- 2017-12-11 | Preseason Highlights Los Angeles Valiant vs. San Francisco Shock by Los Angeles Valiant
- 2017-12-14 | Preseason Highlights Los Angeles Valiant vs. Los Angeles Gladiators by Los Angeles Valiant
- 2018-01-15 | LA Valiant Overwatch League Highlights by Los Angeles Valiant
- 2017-10-23 | Immortals CEO Noah Whinston Reveals Los Angeles Valiant 'Overwatch' League Franchise by Mike Stubbs of Forbes
- 2017-12-09 | An interview with KariV — The Heart of the People by Volamel of Esports Heaven
- "As reported, we're happy to confirm that the LA Valiant's operating partner for the 2021 season is LGE.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2021-02-21.
- "Overwatch League™ Welcomes First Seven Teams". Blizzard Entertainment. 2017-07-12.
- "Presenting the Los Angeles Valiant". Blizzard Entertainment. 2017-10-23.
- "Introducing Overwatch League’s Newest Heroes: Los Angeles Valiant". Steven Graciano. 2017-10-23.
- "Introducing your LA Valiant DPS players! #VALLA 💛 Follow them here: @IMTAgilities @silkthread_ow @GrimRealityOW @SoOn_OW". Los Angeles Valiant. 2017-10-31.
- "A Support is never late, nor early. They arrive precisely when they mean to. 😏 💛#VALLA Follow them here: @VerboOW @KarivOW @VAL_uNKOE". Los Angeles Valiant. 2017-11-01.
- "INTRODUCING YOUR LOS ANGELES VALIANT TANX! 💪💛#VALLA Follow them here: @space_overwatch @Panseung2 @numlocked @envyow". Los Angeles Valiant. 2017-11-02.
- "Presenting our #NALCS staff for 2018! Welcome to the #FLYFAM 💛 📖: http://bit.ly/2BHHCqL". FlyQuest. 2017-12-19.
- "Los Angeles Valiant Announce Full Coaching Roster". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-01-05.
- "LA Valiant Welcomes Mike Schwartz to Its Coaching Staff". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-01-13.
- "LA Valiant Announce Hiring of Coach Byung Chul “MBC” Moon". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-02-19.
- "LA Valiant Announce Hiring of Warsi Faraaz "Stoop" Waris to the Coaching Staff". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-03-22.
- "We wish you the best of Luck, Bunny! Los Angeles Valiant have purchased the contract of Jun-hyeok “Bunny” Chae from Seoul Dynasty. We always appreciated having Bunny as our team. We thank Bunny for everything he has brought to Seoul Dynasty and wish him the best in his career.". Seoul Dynasty. 2018-03-31.
- "Los Angeles Valiant acquires Scott "Custa" Kennedy in trade with Dallas Fuel". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-04-02.
- "The Los Angeles Valiant and Kang-Jae "@envyow" Lee have mutually agreed to a release from his contract with the organization. We thank Envy for his time with #VALLA and wish him well in his future endeavors in Overwatch League. 💚💛". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-04-02.
- "Christopher "@Grimreality" Schaefer has decided to transition from active player to an assistant coaching role within the organization. 💚💛 Read 📰 » https://valiant.overwatchleague.com/en-us/news/los-angeles-valiant-roster-transactions". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-04-02.
- "CROSS-TOWN TRADE KEEPS SILKTHREAD IN LOS ANGELES". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-04-03.
- "LA Valiant Acquires Free Agents KSF and Finnsi". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-04-04.
- "LA Valiant Acquires 12th Player Izayaki from NC Foxes". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-04-13.
- "LA Valiant Roster Transactions". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-09-07.
- "We would like to announce the transfer of Kim Dae Kuk 'KuKi' to the @LAValiant. We at #SeoulDynasty would like to thank @kukiow for his time with us this #OWL2018 season. We wish him the best of luck with his new team. Once a tiger, Always a tiger. 🐯". Seoul Dynasty. 2018-09-13.
- "The Los Angeles Valiant bid farewell to @SoOn99, @baemoN and @GunbaOW. We wish them all the best on their new teams. ➡️ http://val.gg/farewell". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-10-18.
- "Let us introduce you to the coaching staff that will have our backs for the #OWL2019 season! ✨ Head Coach @moonbyungchul89 ✨ Assistant Coach @Stoop_OW ✨ Assistant Coach @Dongsu_ow ✨ Assistant Coach @Packing_10". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-02-06.
- "As of today we have officially parted ways with head Coach Moon. We thank him for all he has contributed to The Valiant. Read More here ➡️ https://valiant.overwatchleague.com/en-us/news/la-valiant-coaching-change". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-03-11.
- "I have parted ways with @LAValiant today and am looking for new opportunities in OWL and beyond! I was acting assistant manager and translator for the team since last season. If anyone's interested please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org RTs appreciated!". Korean Mulan. 2019-03-11.
- "Please give a #VALLA welcome to our new Team Manager and Translator, @Teabubblesx!". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-03-18.
- "Please give a major Valla welcome to our new Assistant Coach @Promise_OW! We are excited to have you join the fight #WingsOut". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-04-10.
- "Thank you and farewell Coach @Promise_OW. We are very grateful for your contributions with both Mayhem Academy and Florida Mayhem, best of luck with the @LAValiant!". Florida Mayhem. 2019-04-10.
- "The LA Valiant have mutually parted ways with Assistant Coach Dongsu Shin. We thank Dongsu for his contributions to the Valiant and wish him the best for the future. We thank Dongsu for his contributions to the Valiant and wish him the best for the future.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-04-30.
- "Los Angeles Valiant Roster Transaction". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-05-10.
- "Star Talent to the Mayhem". Florida Mayhem. 2019-05-10.
- "The LA Valiant have mutually parted ways with Junhyeok "Bunny" Chae. We thank him for all he's brought to the Valiant and wish him the best.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-06-07.
- "Hey 7s we've added a new face to our coaching staff, please welcome Assistant Coach Justin "Reprize" Hand to our team! @ReprizeOW we are lucky to have you #WingsOut #WeAre7". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-06-20.
- "Today we are announcing the retirement of Dae-kuk “Kuki” Kim from competitive Overwatch play. Kuki was an invaluable member of our roster and we wish him all the best in his future.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-07-06.
- "Another familiar face is joining our ranks. Please welcome Minchul “Izayaki” Kim, a flex support player from the @LAValiant. We’re looking forward to working together!". Shanghai Dragons. 2019-07-19.
- "We have mutually parted ways with our Team Manager Debbie @Teabubblesx Chun. Thank you for all of your hard work and positivity, you will be missed 💚". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-09-27.
- [https://twitter.com/LAValiant/status/1187035956500549632 "Today we are announcing the departure of @SPACEOW, @Agilities, & @KariVOW."]. Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-10-23.
- "Join us in welcoming back Assistant Coach, @GunbaOW!". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-10-24.
- "With the addition of Gunba, we are excited to announce that we have re-signed and extended contracts for our 2020 coaching staff!". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-10-28.
- "We are aware of the recent leak that was published to our YouTube from @Custa's stream, and can confirm that everything said in that video is in fact true.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-10-31.
- "Today we're parting ways with @FCTFCTN.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-11-12.
- "Retiring from Overwatch". Custa. 2019-12-12.
- "Flashback to 12/20/2019...". Los Angeles Valiant. 2020-01-07.
- "Sike! :) Please give a REAL welcome to @yung_ksp, joining us as a new DPS from @XL2!". Los Angeles Valiant. 2020-01-15.
- [Inside source]
- "Hello, I'm Lutional.". Lutional. 2020-03-02.
- "@reprizeOW and I have been let go from @LAValiant due to the current economic struggles.". Stoop. 2020-03-26.
- "It saddens me to say that myself and @Stoop_OW are no longer with @LAValiant.". reprize. 2020-03-26.
- "Please join us in welcoming @UnterOW from the @Hurricane to the Los Angeles Valiant!". Los Angeles Valiant. 2020-05-28.
- "Thank you to @apply @GiG_OW, and @McGravy for being an incredible part of our team this year. Everyone at Valiant is wishing you the best of luck and more.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2020-10-16.
- "Welcome to the Los Angeles Valiant, @AdamFromAus!". Los Angeles Valiant. 2020-11-19.
- "Today, we're announcing that @ksf won't be with us next season.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2020-12-03.
- "A warm welcome AND some congratulations are in order! Peep the latest update to our 2021 coaching staff.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2020-12-09.
- "Hope you enjoyed that vacation in Canada, @agilities... Let's get back to work in the City of Angels.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2020-12-09.
- "2021 Roster Update". Los Angeles Valiant. 2021-01-29.
- "洛杉矶英勇队OWL 2021赛季阵容大名单". Los Angeles Valiant. 2021-03-18.
- Ari Segal Named Immortals President and COO