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Team Coast
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Team Information
Location: North America North America
Managers: David Slan
Sponsor(s): CyberPowerPC
Serenity Gathering
Azubu
Organization
Sister Team (Former): Team Coast Gold
History
Created: 2013-01-04
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Team Coast is a North American team. They were formerly known as Good Game University.

History

Creation of Good Game University

On January 4th, 2013, Good Game University was founded by the former roster of Team Dynamic following their departure from the parent multi-gaming organization. ZionSpartan, NintendudeX, DontMashMe, Shiphtur, I am Anjo, and Pixel joined the team.

Season 3

In January 2013, Good Game University competed in the North American LCS Qualifier. In the group stage, Good Game University beat Epik Gamer and Team TowerDiveTV, while dropping one game to Team FeaR. By winning those two games, GGU advanced to day two of the event where they would defeat Dirtnap Gaming and secure their spot in the Spring Split of the NA LCS.

Good Game University's mid lane player, Shiphtur, was unable to play in the LCS due to Visa issues. With substitute player Jintae, GGU opened the season poorly, going 2-12 with a seven game losing streak. However, with the acquisition of Daydreamin, GGU turned their season around and finished sixth at 11-17 in the Spring Split, securing their spot in the NA LCS Spring Playoffs. In the quarterfinals of the playoffs, GGU defeated Dignitas 2-1, advancing them to the semifinals, where they beat Team Curse 2-1. With those two victories under their belt, GGU advanced to the finals, where they faced off against Team Solomid. Although Team Solomid won 3-2, Good Game University secured their spot in the NA LCS Summer Season.

After finishing the spring split at second place in the playoffs, the team renamed to Team Coast, their new sponsor. Additionally, ex-Curse Gaming support player Elementz became their coach. Shiphtur's visa issues were resolved, and he was able to play mid for Team Coast in the summer LCS season.

The NA LCS Summer Season was rough for Team Coast. They began the season tied for second during Week One, but thanks to a seven-game losing streak at the end of the split, Coast had to settle for seventh with a record of 9-19. This meant they would be sent to relegation matches in December to win back their spot into the league for the Season 4 Spring Promotion.

2014 Preseason

In the offseason, Team Coast was invited to some amateur scene events, winning ggLA Challenger Arena 5 and then earning a spot onto the new competitive league, the North American Challenger League (NACL). During the first week of the NACL, on October 8th, 2013, DontMashMe announced that he had stepped down from his starter AD position.[1] On November 26th, WizFujiiN joined as the new starting AD.

In December, Coast chose to play against challenger team The Walking Zed for a spot in the Season 4 Spring Split North American LCS at the Spring Promotion tournament. There, Coast would won 3-2 and qualified for their third LCS split, the Season 4 Spring Split.

2014 Season

Coast placed sixth at the end of the spring split, qualifying them for the playoffs. However, two losses - first to CLG 0-2 and then to Dignitas 1-2 - sent them to relegation, where they lost 1-3 to compLexity.Black. After their defeat, ZionSpartan and Shiphtur departed the team to join Dignitas. Additionally, NintendudeX stepped down from his starting role and was replaced by Santorin. The next month, Rhux and goldenglue joined to fill the mid lane and top lane vacancies.

Coast's participation in the Promotion Tournament automatically gave them a seed into the NACS Summer Series #1. With a roster consisting of Rhux, Santorin, goldenglue, WizFujiiN, and Sheep (DontMashMe and Daydreamin substituted for Santorin and Sheep in the quarterfinals), they defeated Team Green Forest, Curse Academy, and then LoLPro to win the tournament.

The second series saw a similar performance from Coast; this time, they defeated Denial, Team 8, and Curse Academy to claim the first-place spot. With the top seed into the summer playoffs, Coast was given a bye to the semifinals; they lost to Team 8 but then defeated LoLPro and qualified for the Spring Promotion Tournament.

Immediately before the promotion tournament, Coast swapped out Rhux and goldenglue to substitute positions in order to bring on Miracle and Ringer, two Korean players, as their solo lanes.[2] The move was meet with significant backlash from the community. Coast lost to Evil Geniuses 0-3 but were given an automatic qualification into the Spring Expansion tournament.

2015 Preseason

Miracle and Ringer both left the team after their Promotion Tournament loss, and on September 27th Cris and LOD joined the team; however, LOD left a month later along with Santorin; Santorin became the jungler for Team SoloMid. Impaler and Jesiz came to North America from Europe to to join the team, filling those slots.

Coast gave up their Expansion Tournament qualification due to losing three members of the team that had played in the Promotion Tournament. However, they qualified via the Challenger ladder with the top seed, ahead of Enemy eSports. Coast easily went through the online stage of the tournament, defeating Call Gaming and LoLPro both 2-0. Matched against Curse Academy in the live tournament, they lost in the first round 3-1 but then beat Final 5 3-1 and Team Fusion 3-2 and qualified for the Spring 2015 LCS. Their starting roster going into the 2015 season included Cris, Impaler, Jesiz, Mash, and Sheep.

2015 Season

After the fourth week of the Spring LCS Split, Team Coast was at a 1-7 record. They replaced Jesiz with Mancloud going into the fifth week.[3] However, the team was unable to win a single game with Mancloud, and after the 7th week of the split they acquired Final Five and made a few roster changes, with the goal to strengthen the Challenger team, currently in second place behind Enemy eSports in the NACS. Impaler and Sheep both left the LCS roster to move to Final Five, replacing heavenTime and KonKwon, respectively. KonKwon moved to the LCS roster replacing Sheep, and WTHeaven, who played for Team Confusion in the Expansion Tournament, would replace Impaler.[4] Coast continued to lose all of their games after this roster swap and eventually ended the split with a 1-17 record, automatically relegated to the NACS. Prior to the start of that season, Final Five and Coast separated from each other, enabling both of them to keep their seeds into the tournament.[5]

Coast changed their roster going into the NACS Summer Split, bringing in Korean jungler Shrimp and North American mid laner Pekin Woof. They won the round robin, beating Renegades in a tiebreaker match, and then placed second in the playoffs, qualifying them to the Promotion Tournament. With Team Imagine chosen by Team 8, Coast played Enemy and won 3-0, returning to the LCS for the 2016 LCS Spring Season. During their Challenger Series run, jungler Shrimp in particular received recognition for his ability to carry the team.

2016 Preseason

After qualifying for the 2016 LCS Spring Season, Team Coast sold its LCS slot to NRG eSports in November.[6]

Timeline

  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • January (approx.), previous roster disbands.
To read about Team Dynamic history (April 2012 - January 2013), click here.

Player Roster

Team Coast's 2014 Season LCS Spring Starting Lineup
Left to Right: Daydreamin, Shiphtur, ZionSpartan, WizFujiiN, NintendudeX
Team Coast's 2014 Season CS Summer Starting Lineup
Left to Right: Goldenglue, Sheep, Rhux, DontMashMe, Santorin

Former

C ID Name Role Next Team
Mexico Cris Cristian Rosales 01 Top Apexlogo std 2.png Apex Gaming
South Korea Shrimp Lee Byeong-hoon (이병훈) 02 Jungle Apexlogo std 2.png Apex Gaming
USA Pekin Woof Isaac Marconis 03 Mid SMGlogo std.png Samadder Gaming
Canada Mash Brandon Phan 04 AD TiPlogo std.png Team Impulse
Canada Metroid Stephane Guillemot 07 Sub/Jungle
None
South Korea Duel Kim Deul (김들) Sub/Mid POPlogo std.png POP187 Club
South Korea LouisXGeeGee Lee Sung-jin (이성진) 09 Sub/AD Sentinelslogo std.png Sentinels ESC
South Korea KonKwon Kevin Kwon (권구혁) 05 Support NRGlogo std.png NRG Esports
China Gate Austin Yu 10 Sub/Support TiPlogo std.png Team Impulse
South Korea Wizardry Yi Yong-woo (이용우) 06 Sub/Top F5logo std.png Final Five
South Korea Thy Son Seung-yong (손승용) 08 Sub/Mid TDKlogo std.png Team Dragon Knights
Canada Kabigon David Bérubé 09 Sub/AD Mgtclogo std.png Magnetic
Bulgaria BloodWater Lyubomir Spasov 10 Sub/Support MAGlogo std.png Maelstrom Gaming
Denmark Jesiz Jesse Le 08 Sub/Mid Gamers2logo std.png Gamers2
USA WTHeaven Dillon Stayner 02 Jungle LTSlogo std.png Lotus eSports
USA mancloud Zachary Hoschar 03 Mid Stormlogo std.png Storm
United Kingdom Impaler Matthew Taylor 02 Jungle F5logo std.png Final Five
Canada Sheep Jamie Gallagher 05 Support F5logo std.png Final Five
Canada LOD Ben deMunck 03 Mid C9logo std.png Cloud9 G2A
Denmark Santorin Lucas Tao Kilmer Larsen 02 Jungle Tsmlogo std.png Team SoloMid
South Korea Ringer Park Sang-kyun (박상견) 03 Mid
None
USA Rhux Keenan Santos 06 Sub/Top F5logo std.png Final Five
USA goldenglue Greyson Gilmer 08 Sub/Mid Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming
USA NintendudeX Joshua Atkins 07 Sub/Jungle Team FusionLogo std.png Team Fusion
USA WizFujiiN Apollo Price 04 AD GsGlogo std.png GamesterGear
USA Daydreamin Miles Hoard 05 Support
None
Canada ZionSpartan Darshan Upadhyaya 01 Top Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas
Canada Shiphtur Danny Le 03 Mid Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas
USA Jintae Justin Dinh 08 Sub/Mid C9logo std.png Cloud9 Tempest
Canada Pixel David Zarinski 11 Sub
None
USA Raìna Raina Huang 11 Sub
None
Canada Fat Brian Cao 11 Sub
None
USA i am Anjo Angelo Cortez 11 Sub
None

Player LCS Participation

Player 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 EU NA Total
Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer
# Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team # Team
Anjo 2 GGULogo std.png 0 2 2



Fat 5 GGULogo std.png 0 5 5



ZionSpartan 28 GGULogo std.png 27 CSTlogo std.png 28 CSTlogo std.png 28 Dignitaslogo std.png 16 Clglogo std.png 18 Clglogo std.png 18 Clglogo std.png 46 Clglogo std.png 44 Clglogo std.png 11 Clglogo std.png 0 264 264



NintendudeX 28 GGULogo std.png 28 CSTlogo std.png 28 CSTlogo std.png 0 84 84



Jintae 20 GGULogo std.png 1 CSTlogo std.png 0 21 21



DontMashMe 28 GGULogo std.png 28 CSTlogo std.png 18 CSTlogo std.png 18 TiPlogo std.png 41 P1logo std.png 0 133 133



BloodWater
8
16
GGUVulcunGGU Vul 3.png
28 Teamvulcunlogo std.png 12 XDGlogo std.png 0 64 64
Shiphtur 2 GGULogo std.png 28 CSTlogo std.png 28 CSTlogo std.png 28 Dignitaslogo std.png 18 Dignitaslogo std.png 18 Dignitaslogo std.png 18 Dignitaslogo std.png 0 140 140



Daydreamin 10 GGULogo std.png 28 CSTlogo std.png 28 CSTlogo std.png 0 66 66



WizFujiiN 28 CSTlogo std.png 18 TiPlogo std.png 18 TiPlogo std.png 18 Dignitaslogo std.png 46 Apexlogo std 2.png 45 NVlogo std.png 11 NVlogo std.png 0 184 184



Sheep 14 XDGlogo std.png 14 CSTlogo std.png 0 28 28



Cris 23 Velocity eSportsLogo std.png 18 CSTlogo std.png 1 NRGlogo std.png 0 42 42



Impaler 28 SHC XDlogo std.png 28 SHC XDlogo std.png 14 CSTlogo std.png 56 14 70



Jesiz 28 Sklogo std.png 28 Sklogo std.png 8 CSTlogo std.png 36 Fnaticlogo std.png 7 Fnaticlogo std.png 99 8 107



mandatorycloud 28 Teamvulcunlogo std.png 28 Teamvulcunlogo std.png 28 XDGlogo std.png 2 Complexitylogo std.png 10 CSTlogo std.png 3 TDKlogo std.png 0 99 99



WTHeaven 4 CSTlogo std.png 0 4 4



KonKwon 4 CSTlogo std.png 18 NRGlogo std.png 0 22 22



For a full chart listing all LCS players, click here.
Only regular season games are listed. Last update: after LCS Summer 2017 - Week 2

Organization

Current

ID Name Position
USA David Slan Managing Partner

Former

ID Name Position Next Team
USA Saintvicious Brandon DiMarco 11 Head Coach Apexlogo std 2.png Apex Gaming
USA Nicole Nicole Manning 11 Business Relations Manager Humalogo std.png Huma
USA Zyto Bryan Ybanez Team Manager Novalogo std.png Nova eSports
USA Michael Slan Coach
None
Canada Elementz Cody Sigfusson 11 Head Coach
None
Belgium wewillfailer Bram de Winter 11 Coach Nervlogo std.png Nerv
China Chaox Shan Huang 11 Coach RRlogo std.png Roar
USA Alex Penn Alex Penn Coach/Analyst MLGlogo std.png Major League Gaming

Team Achievements

In Premier Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2015-09-06 LCS logo 25x25.png I1Q 2016 NA LCS Spring Promotion 3 : 0 NMElogo std.png Enemy
2015-08-12 CS NA logo.png A22nd 2015 NA Challenger Series Summer Playoffs 2 : 3 RENlogo std.png Renegades $ 7,000
2015-07-22 CS NA logo.png A11st 2015 NA Challenger Series Summer Season 8 : 2 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L) $ 10,000
2015-03-29 LCS logo 25x25.png B010th 2015 NA LCS Spring Round Robin 1 : 17 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2014-12-14 NA LCS logo small.png I1Q 2015 NA LCS Spring Expansion 3 : 2 Team FusionLogo std.png Team Fusion
2014-09-10 LCS logo 25x25.png I1ZNQ 2015 NA LCS Spring Promotion 0 : 3 Eglogo std.png Evil Geniuses
2014-08-23 CS NA logo.png A33rd 2014 NA Challenger Series Summer Playoffs 3 : 1 LoLPrologo std.png Team LoLPro $ 8,000
2014-08-02 CS NA logo.png A11st 2014 NA Challenger Series Summer #2 2 : 0 Crs Acadlogo std.png Curse Academy $ 6,000
2014-06-22 CS NA logo.png A11st 2014 NA Challenger Series Summer #1 2 : 0 LoLPrologo std.png Team LoLPro $ 6,000
2014-04-27 LCS logo 25x25.png I1ZNQ 2014 NA LCS Summer Promotion 1 : 3 CoL.Blacklogo std.png compLexity.Black
2014-04-19 LCS logo 25x25.png A66th 2014 NA LCS Spring Playoffs 1 : 2 Dignitaslogo std.png Team Dignitas
2014-04-06 LCS logo 25x25.png A66th 2014 NA LCS Spring Round Robin 10 : 18 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2013-12-21 LCS logo 25x25.png I1Q 2014 NA LCS Spring Promotion 3 : 2 TWZlogo std.png The Walking Zed
2013-12-15 Nacl small.png A11st North American Challenger League 3 : 1 Complexitylogo std.png compLexity Gaming $ 10,250
2013-08-16 LCS logo 25x25.png A77th LCS NA Season 3 Summer Regular Season 9 : 19 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2013-04-28 LCS logo 25x25.png A22nd LCS NA Season 3 Spring Playoffs 2 : 3 Tsmlogo std.png Team SoloMid $ 25,000
2013-04-19 LCS logo 25x25.png A66th LCS NA Season 3 Spring Regular Season 11 : 17 Blanklogo std.pngGroup Stage (W/L)
2013-01-13 RpPoints.png I1Q LCS NA Season 3 Spring Qualifiers 2 : 1 Dirtnaplogo std.png Dirt Nap Gaming
In Major Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2015-05-10 A11st Press Start LAN 2015 3 : 0 FFGlogo std.png Frank Fang Gaming $ 5,000
2014-09-28 A11st National ESL Pro Series Season X 2 : 1 T8logo std.png Team 8 $ 6,700
2013-12-18 A11st National ESL Pro Series Season VIII 2 : 1 Logo std2.png Napkins in Disguise $ 7,400
In Minor, Monthly, and Weekly Tournaments
Date Place Event Result Winnings
2015-05-17 A11st Grand Opening LoL Showdown 3 : 0 Logo std2.png Gogi $ 1,150
2013-09-14 A11st ggLA Challenger Arena #5 3 : 1 TBDlogo std.png To Be Determined $ 500
2013-09-08 A11st ggLA Challenger Arena #4 3 : 2 Denial.Westlogo std.png Denial eSports.West $ 500

Highlight Videos

Interviews

Articles

Videos

  • 2014

See Also

External Links

References

  1. DontMashMe Twitter Post twitter.com
  2. Team Coast's Facebook Post facebook.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 Coast's Facebook Post facebook.com
  4. 4.0 4.1 Team Coast Picks Up Final Five – Impaler and Sheep to F5 content.azubu.tv
  5. Team Coast's Facebook post facebook.com
  6. 6.0 6.1 Sacramento Kings co-owners buy LCS spot, recruit GBM, Impact dailydot.com
  7. mancloud's Tweet twitter.com
  8. Saintvicious joins Team Coach as new Head Coach teamcoast.net
  9. New Coast Jungler Shrimp Talks About His Journey To North America cpgaming.gg
  10. Team Coast’s New Midlaner Surfaces cpgaming.gg
  11. Alex Penn Twitter Post twitter.com
  12. Team Dignitas signs Shiphtur and ZionSpartan team-dignitas.net
  13. Team Coast signs European jungler Lucas 'Santorin' Larsen ongamers.com
  14. Team Coast Roster Announcement teamcoast.net
  15. Team Coast's Facebook Post facebook.com
  16. Team Coast's Facebook Post facebook.com
  17. Team Coast's Facebook Post facebook.com
  18. Team Coast's Facebook Post twitter.com
  19. Curse Academy Roster for LCS Expansion Tournament teamcurse.net
  20. Team Coast Announces New Coach, Bram ‘wewillfailer’ de Winter teamcoast.net
  21. Announcement: Team Coast Adds New Coach – Cody ‘Elementz’ Sigfusson teamcoast.net
  22. Team Coast partners with Azubu content.azubu.tv
  23. TD.LoL parts ways with Team Dynamic - Going under the name "Good Game University." and actively looking for sponsors. reddit.com
  24. Team Dynamic Leaves Sponsor, Emerges as "Good Game University" ggChronicle
  25. GGU Twitter Update twitter.com
  26. GGU Twitter Update twitter.com
  27. Good Game University Facebook Status facebook.com
  28. Vulcun welcome Lyubomir “BloodWater” Spasov to the team vulcun.pubstomparena.com
  29. Team Coast Reddit post reddit.com
  30. Team Coast Vlog #3: Raina joins Team Coast youtube.com
  31. CyberPowerPC Facebook Post facebook.com
  32. Corsair Facebook Post facebook.com
  33. Team Coast's sponsors teamcoast.net
  34. Team Coast Facebook Post facebook.com
  35. Meet Wizfujiin - New Team Coast ADC youtube.com
  36. UPDATE / ANNOUNCEMENT VIDEO - New team, no more Coast youtube.com