The Game Haus
Boston Uprising Overwatch

Uprising Academy Pick Up Spilo as new Head Coach

Uprising Academy coach

After stepping in for Contenders Trials and Season 2 of Contenders 2019, Uprising Academy coach Raymond “Kolsti” Tea has decided to retire. While the announcement came out yesterday in the midst of the OWL free agency period, Kolsti mentioned it was a personal decision to step away from the competitive scene of Overwatch.

GM of Uprising Academy Andrew “Andrewkendo” Fiori mentioned on twitter: “Kolsti did an exceptional job for us. We will miss him here and definitely wish him the best!

Kolsti leaves the Uprising Academy after leading the team to an incredible 7-0 Contenders Trials season and an impressive 5-2 in Contenders NA East. The Uprising Academy had their season end in the quarterfinals with a loss against Gauntlet hopefuls Gladiators Legion.

Filling in for Kolsti will be Jacob “Spilo” Clifton, former coach of Phase 2, Sydney Drop Bears, and Chicken Contendies.

While with Phase 2, Spilo coached his team to the Contenders Season 2 semi-finals, where they lost a tough match against the ATL Academy.

Spilo will certainly fit in quickly with his new team, as he had previously coached Uprising Academy’s main tank Teetawat “Teetawat” Teerayosyotin during his time with the Drop Bears.

Stay Connected

You can like The Game Haus on Facebook! And make sure to follow us on Twitter for more sports and esports articles from other TGH writers.

Featured Image Courtesy of Uprising Academy

Follow Bryan on Twitter @esportsbrock for more analysis and banter. #BostonUp!

Related posts

Ana Character and Competitive Analysis

The Game Haus Staff

Ana Patch Analysis – Overwatch

The Game Haus Staff

Overwatch Patch 1.1.0.2 – Competitive Analysis

The Game Haus Staff

Thanks for reading! Let us know what your thoughts are on the article!

Share This
%d bloggers like this:
The Game Haus

FREE
VIEW