|Coaches:||Simon "heavenTime" Jeon |
Timothy "Timkiro" Cho
|Managers:||Jake "Ginko" Fyfe|
|Team Captain:||Henrik "Froggen" Hansen|
|Sponsor(s):||ASUS ROG |
|Sister Team (Current):||Delta Fox|
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Echo Fox is a North American team.
Echo Fox was announced on December 18th, 2015, after former basketball athlete Rick Fox purchased Gravity's NA LCS Spring 2016 spot. No roster was announced at the time. The price of the sale was not announced officially, but it was reportedly a $1 million deal. Soon after, their LCS roster was announced: Korean soloqueue star top laner kfo and European veteran Froggen joined North American Challenger players Keith, Baby (who renamed to BIG), and Hard, with European mid laner Kori (who renamed back to Selfie) as a substitute for Froggen.
After multiple weeks playing with a substitute roster consisting largely of players from the Challenger team Ember due to visa problems keeping Hard, kfo, and Froggen out of competition, Echo Fox placed seventh at the end of the spring split - out of playoffs but also safe from relegation. Their overall season record was 6-12, with 6 of those losses coming from their games with a substitute roster as well as a forfeit prior to determining their substitute roster. With their full lineup, their record was 6-6.
In the Summer Season, Echo Fox had almost no roster problems at all - they substituted Grigne in for two games in week 3, and switched Froggen to top lane for one game while kfo played mid lane, but other than that they had a completely stable roster. With stability did not come an improvement over their spring performance; while they picked up several individual game wins (including handing Team SoloMid their only game 1 defeat of the entire split), the team lost every single series after the first week and finished in last place, three series behind the ninth-place NRG. In the 2017 Spring Promotion Tournament, Echo Fox turned their season around and took advantage of NRG's weakness, beating Team Liquid Academy in the elimination round, losing to the much-improved Phoenix1, and then sweeping NRG in the final series to return to the LCS for 2017.
- January 5th, roster is revealed. kfo, Hard, Froggen, KEITH, and BIG (formerly Baby) join. Selfie joins.
- January 22nd, BIG joins Apex Gaming on loan for 2016 NACS Spring Season - Week 1.
- January 23rd, Solo and Goldenglue join on loan from Ember starting 2016 NA LCS Spring Season - Week 2: Day 2. Grigne joins as a sub.
- January 27th, Selfie joins H2k-Gaming on loan starting 2016 EU LCS Spring Season - Week 3.
- February 5th, LOD and Stunt join on loan from Ember for 2016 NA LCS Spring Season - Week 4: Day 2.
- February 17th, Damonte and Allorim join as subs. Selfie leaves.
- March 8th, Selfie rejoins as a sub.
- June 21st, Cop leaves.
- June 29th, heavenTime joins as head coach.
- July 7th, Kez joins.
- July 10th, Hard moves to sub.
- July 22nd, Hard moves back to starting jungler. Kez moves to sub.
- November 22nd, BIG leaves.
- December 1st, Looper joins. kfo leaves.
- December 14th, Delta Fox qualifies for NACS Spring Season.
- December 18th, team is announced.
|Looper||Jang Hyeong-seok (장형석)||Top||2017-11-20|
Formerly On Loan
|LOD||Benjamin deMunck||AD||Ember||2016 NA LCS Spring Season - Week 4: Day 2|
|Solo||Colin Earnest||Top||2016 NA LCS Spring Season - Week 2: Day 2, Week 3, and Week 4|
|Allorim||Kieran Logue||Sub/Top||Team Gates|
|Damonte||Tanner Damonte||Sub/Mid||Delta Fox|
|kfo||Park Jeong-hun (박정훈)||Top|
|BIG||Terry Chuong||Support||Delta Fox|
Player LCS Participation
- For a full chart listing all LCS players, click here.
- Only regular season games are listed. Last update: after LCS Spring 2017
|Rick Fox||Ulrich Alexander Fox||Founder & Owner|
|Ginko||Jake Fyfe||General Manager|
|heavenTime||Simon Jeon||Head Coach|
|Timkiro||Timothy Cho||Assistant Coach|
|Cop||David Roberson||Head Coach||Apex Gaming|
- March 12th, Breathtaking final minutes between Echo Fox and Dignitas (4m41s)
- May 1st, Echo Fox Premiere Season Highlights (multiple videos)
- February 15th, Echo Fox get Froggen, kfo back at just the right time by Tyler "Fionn" Erzberger on ESPN
- May 25th, Summer 2016 NA LCS Team-by-Team Preview Day Four: Echo Fox (Podcast) by Rough Drafts on Soundcloud
- May 28th, Comparing League of Legends teams to their traditional sports counterparts by Connor Smith on Slingshot
- January 24th, Rick Fox: Entering LCS, Experience in Esports vs Sports, and the Echo Fox with G|League
- January 30th, How to build an organization like a player: Rick Fox on Echo Fox, player salaries and the smell of success with Daniel Rosen on theScore
- June 4th, Rick Fox on his players: "We want these guys to be our next coaches, our scouts, our co-owners in different teams we bring in" with The Daily Dot
- June 22nd, Rick Fox on building an esports empire: ‘I want them to be champions’ with theScore
- August 8th, Rick Fox and heavenTime on battling NRG, Rick's take on the current promotion system, and calls for LCS to franchise with Yahoo!
- August 15th, [AMA] Rick Fox with reddit
- July 27th, Echo Fox LoL – HyperX Gaming House & Office Tour by HyperX
- July 29th, Keith takes Travis on a tour of the Echo Fox training facility with Yahoo!
- NBA Legend Rick Fox Purchases ‘League of Legends’ Franchise breitbart.com
- Rick Fox purchases League of Legends team for reported $1 million, will rebrand as Echo Fox sbnation.com
- Gravity Gaming sold for roughly $1 million dailydot.com
- TeamGates's Tweet twitter.com
- ASUS ROG teams up with Echo Fox as Official PC, Mouse, and Monitor Sponsor! rogarena.com
- Echo Fox's Tweet twitter.com
- Selfie's Tweet twitter.com
- Selfie's Tweet twitter.com
- Ember's Tweet twitter.com
- Ryu – Press Release h2k-gaming.eu
- Ember's Tweet twitter.com
- Echo Fox and David 'Cop' Roberson Part Ways echofox.gg
- heavenTime Joins Echo Fox as Head Coach echofox.gg
- BIG's Tweet twitter.com
- Big announces free agency thescoresports.com
- Echo Fox signs League of Legends world champion Looper for 2017 LCS season esports.yahoo.com
- Delta Fox Qualify for the Challenger Spring Split echofox.gg