Toronto Defiant is the team representing Toronto, Ontario, Canada in the Overwatch League. The team is owned by OverActive Media, an integrated company delivering esports and video game entertainment. The team was founded by OverActive Media and Splyce, with the team being operated by the Splyce organization.
- September 7th - The Toronto Overwatch League franchise is officially announced alongside 6 new expansion teams for the 2019 season. Toronto also announced that Chris Overholt will be the franchise's new CEO and President. Overholt was previously the CEO of the Canadian Olympic Committee.
- September 10th - Bishop is announced as the Head Coach of the team.
- October 24th - The name and branding of the Toronto franchise is officially announced to be the Toronto Defiant. The official press release reveal three new members of the coaching staff: Assistant Coach Bubbly, Strategic Coach Don and Analyst Barroi.
- October 27th - envy and Neko join the team.
- October 29th - Ivy and Stellar join the team.
- October 30th - Aid and Yakpung join the team.
- November 27th - RoKy and Asher are announced to have joined the team as the final two members.
|10||envy||Kang-jae Lee||Flex||2018-10-27 |
|79||Neko||Se-hyeon Park||Support||2018-10-27 |
|2||Ivy||Seung-hyun Lee||DPS||2018-10-29 |
|52||Stellar||Do-hyung Lee||DPS||2018-10-29 |
|1||Yakpung||Gyeong-mu Jo||Tank||2018-10-30 |
|6||Aid||Jae-yoon Go||Support||2018-10-30 |
|8||Asher||Jun-sung Choi||DPS||2018-11-27 |
|7||RoKy||Joo-seong Park||Support||2018-11-27 |
|Chris Overholt||Chris Overholt||CEO & President||2018-09-07 |
|lazerchicken||Marty Strenczewilk||Co-Founder||2018-09-07 |
|Jae||Jaesun Won||General Manager||2018-09-07 |
|Teabubbles||Debbie Chun||Facilities Manager||2019-01-16 |
|Bishop||Beom-joon Lee||Head Coach||2018-09-10 |
|Bubbly||Yun-ho Cho||Assistant Coach||2018-10-24 |
|Don||Dong-wook Kim||Strategic Coach||2018-10-24 |
|Barroi||Dennis Matz||Analyst||2018-10-24 |
|KarQ||Nathan Chan||Streamer||2019-02-11 |
- 2018-10-30 | Talking Toronto Defiant with Splyce co-founder Marty Strenczewilk by Cass Marshall of Heroes Never Die
- "Launching An Overwatch League 2019 Expansion Franchise". Splyce. 2018-09-07.
- "OVERWATCH LEAGUE TO OPEN 2019 SEASON WITH 20 TEAMS". Overwatch League. 2018-09-07.
- "Equal parts mentor, visionary, and legend. ✊ @BishopOW". Toronto. 2018-09-10.
- "Toronto Defiant #RiseTogether". Toronto Defiant. 2018-10-24.
- "PRESENTING THE TORONTO DEFIANT". Overwatch League. 2018-10-24.
- "TORONTO DEFIANT LAUNCHES AS CANADA'S NEWEST PROFESSIONAL ESPORTS TEAM" (PDF). 2018-10-24. Retrieved 2018-10-24.
- "Boom. Your first two Toronto Defiant players. #RiseTogether". Toronto Defiant. 2018-10-27.
- "Your Toronto Defiant roster continues to grow.". Toronto Defiant. 2018-10-29.
- "Two more. ✊". Toronto Defiant. 2018-10-30.
- "Roster 👉 Locked. @asher_ow & @OW_RoKY round out your Toronto Defiant ✊". Toronto Defiant. 2018-11-27.
- Teabubbles joins
- KarQ Streamer
- Jae GM