Los Angeles Valiant

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[e][h]Los Angeles Valiant
Team Information
OWL City:
Location:
Region:
Manager:
Mike Schwartz
Coaches:
Gunba, Packing10, Stoop, reprize
Team Captain:
Custa
Colors:
              
Total Earnings:
$450,000
Championships:
0
Division titles:
1 (2018)
Stage titles:
Links
Player Breakdown
Number of Players
8
History
Created:
2017-07-12
Upcoming Matches
DAL vs. VAL
February 9, 2020 - 0:00 UTC
VAN vs. VAL
February 9, 2020 - 22:00 UTC
SEO vs. VAL
February 22, 2020 - 6:00 UTC
CDH vs. VAL
February 23, 2020 - 6:00 UTC
SHD vs. VAL
March 1, 2020 - 8:00 UTC
HZS vs. VAL
March 14, 2020 - 7:00 UTC

The Los Angeles Valiant are one of the two teams representing Los Angeles, California, USA, in the Overwatch League. The league spot is owned by Noah Whinston, CEO of Immortals.

Timeline[edit]

Player Roster[edit]

Active[edit]

Active Squad
# ID Name Role Join Date
Australia 10 Custa Captain Scott Kennedy Support 2018-04-02 [13]
USA 27 KSF Kyle Frandanisa DPS 2018-04-04 [17]
Denmark 12 Shax Johannes Nielsen DPS 2019-05-10 [29]
USA 13 McGravy Caleb McGarvey Tank 2019-05-10 [29]
South Korea Dreamer Sanglok Song Tank 2019-10-31 [39]
USA Apply Damon Conti DPS 2019-10-31 [39]
United Kingdom Slur Owen Warner Support 2019-10-31 [39]
South Korea Lastro Jungwon Mun Support 2019-10-31 [39]

Former[edit]

Former Players
# ID Name Role Join Date Leave Date New Team
USA 2 FCTFCTN Russell Campbell Tank 2019-05-10 [29] 2019-11-12 [40]
Canada 9 Agilities Brady Girardi DPS 2017-10-31 [4] 2019-10-23 [36] Toronto Defiant
South Korea 99 KariV Youngseo Park Support 2017-11-01 [5] 2019-10-23 [36] Toronto Defiant
USA 16 SPACE Indy Halpern Tank 2017-11-02 [6] 2019-10-23 [36] Los Angeles Gladiators
South Korea 22 Izayaki Minchul Kim Support 2018-04-13 [18] 2019-07-19 [34] Shanghai Dragons
South Korea 11 KuKi Daekuk Kim Tank 2018-09-13 [20] 2019-07-06 [33] RunAway (Coach)
South Korea 8 Bunny Junhyeok Chae DPS 2018-03-31 [12] 2019-06-07 [31] Team CC
South Korea 1 Fate Panseung Koo Tank 2017-11-02 [6] 2019-05-10 [29] Florida Mayhem
France 99 SoOn Terence Tarlier DPS 2017-10-31 [4] 2018-10-18 [21] Paris Eternal
Iceland 11 Finnsi Finnbjörn Jónasson Tank 2018-04-04 [17] 2018-09-07 [19] Paris Eternal
United Kingdom 6 numlocked Seb Barton Tank 2017-11-02 [6] 2018-09-07 [19] British Hurricane
Canada 13 Verbo Stefano Disalvo Support 2017-11-01 [5] 2018-09-07 [19] Skyfoxes
USA 9 silkthread Ted Wang DPS 2017-10-31 [4] 2018-04-03 [16] Los Angeles Gladiators
USA 0 GrimReality Christopher Schaefer DPS 2017-10-31 [4] 2018-04-02 [15] Los Angeles Valiant (Assistant Coach)
South Korea 10 envy Kangjae Lee Tank 2017-11-02 [6] 2018-04-02 [14] Meta Bellum
France 24 uNKOE Benjamin Chevasson Support 2017-11-01 [5] 2018-04-02 [13] Dallas Fuel

Organization[edit]

Active[edit]

Organization
# ID Name Position Join Date
USA   Noah Noah Whinston Owner 2017-07-12 [1]
USA   Ari Segal CEO 2017-10-04 [41]
USA   Mike Schwartz Mike Schwartz General Manager 2018-01-13 [9]
USA   Packing10 Mike Szklanny Head Coach 2019-02-06 [22]
USA   Stoop Warsi Faraaz Waris Associate Head Coach 2018-03-22 [11]
USA   reprize Justin Hand Assistant Coach 2019-06-20 [32]
Australia   Gunba Jordan Graham Assistant Coach 2019-10-24 [37]

Former[edit]

Former Organization
# ID Name Position Join Date Leave Date New Organization
Germany   Promise Marvin Schröder Assistant Coach 2019-04-10 [26] 2019-10-28 [38]
USA   Teabubbles Debbie Chun Team Manager 2019-03-18 [25] 2019-09-27 [35]
USA   Doug Dr. Doug Gardner Director of Player Performance 2018-01-05 [8] 2019-03-11
South Korea   Dongsu Dongsoo Shin Assistant Coach 2019-02-06 [22] 2019-04-30 [28]
USA   Korean Mulan Andrew Kim Assistant Team Manager & Translator 2018-??-?? 2019-03-11 [24] Florida Mayhem
South Korea   Moon Byungchul Moon Head Coach 2018-02-19 [10] 2019-03-11[23] Team CC (Head Coach)
France   daemoN Julien Ducros Assistant Coach 2018-01-05 [8] 2018-10-18 [21] Paris Eternal (Head Coach)
Australia   Gunba Jordan Graham Assistant Coach 2018-01-05 [8] 2018-10-18 [21] Boston Uprising (Assistant Coach)
USA   GrimReality Christopher Schaefer Assistant Coach 2018-04-02 [15] 2018-09-07 [19]
Retired
United Kingdom   Cuddles Henry Coxall Head Coach 2017-11-?? 2018-02-19 [10] GZ Academy (Head Coach)
South Korea   Ookz Dongwook Kim Coach 2017-11-?? 2018-01-05 [8] Toronto Defiant (Strategic Coach)
USA   dzMins Joshua Kim Manager 2017-11-?? 2017-12-19 [7]

Achievements[edit]

Date Placement Tier Tournament Results Prize
2019
2019-08-25 B313th A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Regular Season 12/16 Grp. S. $0
2019-07-14 A33 - 4th A2Major Overwatch League Overwatch League - 2019 Stage 3 Playoffs 0 : 4 $50,000
2018
2018-11-10 Z9L A4Misc California Cup California Cup 2018 - Oakland 0 : 3 $0
2018-10-20 I1W A4Misc California Cup California Cup 2018 - Santa Ana 3 : 1 $0
2018-07-28 A33 - 4th A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs 0 : 2 $100,000
2018-06-17 A11st A2Major Overwatch League OWL - Inaugural Season Stage 4 Title Matches 3 : 1 $100,000
2018-06-17 A22nd A1Premier Overwatch League Overwatch League - Inaugural Season 27/13 Grp. S. $200,000
2018-05-06 A33 - 4th A2Major Overwatch League OWL - Inaugural Season Stage 3 Title Matches 0 : 3 $0
2017
2017-12-09 A11st - 3rd A4Misc Overwatch League Overwatch League - Inaugural Preseason 2/-/0 Grp. S. $0
About achievementsComplete Results in any Tournament

Awards[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Team Uniform[edit]

Additional Content[edit]

Articles[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Interview[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Overwatch League™ Welcomes First Seven Teams". Blizzard Entertainment. 2017-07-12.
  2. "Presenting the Los Angeles Valiant". Blizzard Entertainment. 2017-10-23.
  3. "Introducing Overwatch League’s Newest Heroes: Los Angeles Valiant". Steven Graciano. 2017-10-23.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 "Introducing your LA Valiant DPS players! #VALLA 💛 Follow them here: @IMTAgilities @silkthread_ow @GrimRealityOW @SoOn_OW". Los Angeles Valiant. 2017-10-31.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "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.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 "INTRODUCING YOUR LOS ANGELES VALIANT TANX! 💪💛#VALLA Follow them here: @space_overwatch @Panseung2 @numlocked @envyow". Los Angeles Valiant. 2017-11-02.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Presenting our #NALCS staff for 2018! Welcome to the #FLYFAM 💛 📖: http://bit.ly/2BHHCqL". FlyQuest. 2017-12-19.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 "Los Angeles Valiant Announce Full Coaching Roster". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-01-05.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "LA Valiant Welcomes Mike Schwartz to Its Coaching Staff". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-01-13.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 "LA Valiant Announce Hiring of Coach Byung Chul “MBC” Moon". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-02-19.
  11. 11.0 11.1 "LA Valiant Announce Hiring of Warsi Faraaz "Stoop" Waris to the Coaching Staff". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-03-22.
  12. 12.0 12.1 "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.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 "Los Angeles Valiant acquires Scott "Custa" Kennedy in trade with Dallas Fuel". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-04-02.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "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.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 "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.
  16. 16.0 16.1 "CROSS-TOWN TRADE KEEPS SILKTHREAD IN LOS ANGELES". Los Angeles Gladiators. 2018-04-03.
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 "LA Valiant Acquires Free Agents KSF and Finnsi". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-04-04.
  18. 18.0 18.1 "LA Valiant Acquires 12th Player Izayaki from NC Foxes". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-04-13.
  19. 19.0 19.1 19.2 19.3 19.4 "LA Valiant Roster Transactions". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-09-07.
  20. 20.0 20.1 "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.
  21. 21.0 21.1 21.2 21.3 "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.
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 "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.
  23. 23.0 23.1 "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.
  24. 24.0 24.1 "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 akim.esports@gmail.com RTs appreciated!". Korean Mulan. 2019-03-11.
  25. 25.0 25.1 "Please give a #VALLA welcome to our new Team Manager and Translator, @Teabubblesx!". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-03-18.
  26. 26.0 26.1 "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.
  27. "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.
  28. 28.0 28.1 "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.
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 29.3 29.4 "Los Angeles Valiant Roster Transaction". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-05-10.
  30. "Star Talent to the Mayhem". Florida Mayhem. 2019-05-10.
  31. 31.0 31.1 "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.
  32. 32.0 32.1 "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.
  33. 33.0 33.1 "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.
  34. 34.0 34.1 "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.
  35. 35.0 35.1 "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.
  36. 36.0 36.1 36.2 36.3 [https://twitter.com/LAValiant/status/1187035956500549632 "Today we are announcing the departure of @SPACEOW, @Agilities, & @KariVOW."]. Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-10-23.
  37. 37.0 37.1 "Join us in welcoming back Assistant Coach, @GunbaOW!". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-10-24.
  38. 38.0 38.1 "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.
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 39.3 39.4 "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.
  40. 40.0 40.1 "Today we're parting ways with @FCTFCTN.". Los Angeles Valiant. 2019-11-12.
  41. Ari Segal Named Immortals President and COO