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YoungBuck
CW YoungBuck.jpg
Background Information
Name: Joey Steltenpool
Country of Birth: Netherlands Netherlands
Birthday: July 28, 1991 (1991-07-28) (age 25)
Team: G2 Esports
Role: Head Coach
League Information
Most Played:
 
 
Peak League: DiamondLeague.png Diamond II (EUW)
Alternate IDs: cGo YoungBuck
LLL YoungBuck
Crs YoungBuck
SK YoungBuck
EC YoungBuck
NGG YoungBuck
DB YoungBuck
mouz YoungBuck
CW YoungBuck
Social Media Links
Site: http://www.youngbuck.eu
Facebook: Facebook Fanpage
Twitter: @JoeyYoungBuck
Video archive: YoungBuck's Youtube
Reddit: YoungBuck's Reddit
IRC: #youngbuck.stream
Team History
Dec 2011 - Apr 2012
LowLandLions
Apr 2012 - Jun 2012
Absolute Legends
Jun 2012 - Jun 2012
Team Curse Europe
Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
SK Gaming
Aug 2012 - Aug 2012
Eclypsia.Luna
Sep 2012 - Nov 2012
IWantCookie
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
DragonBorns
Dec 2012 - Mar 2013
mousesports
Mar 2013 - May 2013
Samurai in Jeans
May 2013 - Jun 2013
PrideFC
Jun 2013 - Jul 2015
Copenhagen Wolves
Aug 2015 - Dec 2015
EnemyGG
Dec 2015 - Present
G2 Esports
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Joey "YoungBuck" Steltenpool is the Head Coach for G2 Esports.

Current Statistics

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Biography

YoungBuck is a professional League of Legends player hailing from Bovenkarspel, Netherlands. He first played Red Alert II at age 11. Prior to League of Legends, he played Soldier of Fortune II and Red Alert III at a high level.

One of YoungBuck's friends over SoF2 invited him to try League of Legends, and he initially declined the offer. However, his friend insisted, and the Dutch player installed the game before the Lux release (~ October 2010). He had a lot of friends coming into the game, and his first impressions were positive. Even though he "probably got stomped a lot," he stuck to it.

YoungBuck finished Season 1 with an Elo rating near the 1500s. He then ascended through the ranks in Season 2, as he played a lot of
Corki
and
Renekton
.

The transition to competitive League of Legends was seamless, as he had leadership experience in his Soldier of Fortune II clan. As such, he had no issues playing and communicating with teammates. Several teams took notice, including SK Gaming (a one month tryout), Eclypsia.Luna (for one LAN), IWantCookie (which later became DragonBorns), and currently the Copenhagen Wolves.

YoungBuck hopes to play for as long as he can. Once his career ends, he projects himself transitioning to any position that involves directly interacting with team members (i.e. coaching or managing).

Trivia

  • Used to be the fan of Rap singer "Young Buck" at age 13 and created his account on Soldier of Fortune II with the handle he currently has.
  • Well known for his
    Renekton
    , which he used to climb to Solo Queue's Top 5 in Season 2.
  • Played a lot of
    Corki
    early in his career, reaching the Top 100
  • Mained
    Shen
    for two years.
  • Came close to qualifying to the LCS twice (1: Mousesports, 2: Samurai in Jeans) before qualifying with the Copenhagen Wolves.
  • Loves working out and body building.
  • Used to practice kickboxing before stumbling on League of Legends.
  • Looks up to Alistair Overeem, an MMA fighter, and Mirko Cro Cop, a UFC fighter.
  • His motto is an Alistair Overeem quote: "Train hard, play easy"
  • One of his favorite meals is chicken with Saté sauce, a sauce made of peanut butter. Likes drinking Vanilla Coca-Cola.

Achievements

Coaching Achievements
Date Place Event Team Result Opponent
2016-07-31 EU LCS.png A11st 2016 EU LCS Summer Split
10-8-0 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)
2016-05-08 2016 Mid-Season Invitational.png A55th 2016 Mid-Season Invitational
2 - 8 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)
2016-04-17 EU LCS.png A11st 2015 EULCS Spring Playoffs
3 : 1
Origen
2016-03-18 EU LCS.png A11st 2015 EULCS Spring Split
15 : 3 Group Stage/Round Robin (W/L)

Coaching Achievements
Date Place Event Team Result Opponent
2015-09-06 NA LCS.png I1NQ 2016 NA LCS Spring Promo
0 : 3
Team Coast

Team Achievements
Date Event Results
2012-11-25 Scan logo.png SCAN Invitational Gold.png
2 : 0
2012-11-18 PROG4MER League Season 1 Bronze.png
0 : 2
2012-08-25 Campus Gaming Party: Berlin Copper.png
0 : 2
2012-06-03 ASUSROG2015.png Reign of Gaming International Invitational Copper.png
1 : 2
2012-05-28 CDiscount Cup 3 Gold.png
2 : 1
2012-05-20 4players.png 4Players.de All or Nothing 3 Gold.png
2 : 0
2012-04-25 4players.png 4Players.de All or Nothing 2 Gold.png
2 : 0
2012-02-16 Alienware Arena Europe: Winter Gold.png
2 : 1

Individual Awards
Date Event Award Team
2016-03-24 EU LCS.png 2016 EU LCS Spring Best Coach

Interviews

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