Atlanta Reign crowns former player Gator as 2023 head coach 

Multiple head coaches are in search of a brand new dwelling after being let go by their organizations through the Overwatch League’s brutal 2022 offseason, however some groups are trying inward heading into subsequent 12 months. 

The Atlanta Reign introduced immediately that former tank player Blake “Gator” Scott could be the staff’s new head coach.

Yesterday, longtime head coach Brad “Sephy” Rajani retired from his place with a purpose to turn out to be a distant analyst for the staff. Gator would be the first new head coach the staff has seen since its inception. 

Gator was beforehand a essential tank player for the Atlanta Reign, becoming a member of on a two-way contract from ATL Academy out of Overwatch Contenders in 2019. He was a key a part of the staff in 2020 and 2021, however solely performed one sport through the 2022 season. Atlanta launched Gator, together with 5 different gamers, initially of the offseason. 

“Excited for the opportunity and new challenges,” Gator mentioned in a tweet. 

Atlanta has but to touch upon the contract standing of its three remaining gamers from 2022, together with tank Xander “Hawk” Domecq, DPS Kai Collins, and help Kim “vigilante” Jun. 

The staff’s peak was in 2021, when the Atlanta Reign confronted off in opposition to the Shanghai Dragons within the season’s Grand Finals. Though Shanghai took them down with a 4-0 rating, it was a franchise spotlight. The Reign made it to the 2022 postseason bracket, however had been despatched dwelling by two consecutive losses to the Florida Mayhem. 

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