Kim (Kim Jeong-soo)
|Name||Kim Jeong-soo (김정수)|
|Country of Birth||South Korea|
|Birthday||June 17, 1988 (age 31)|
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Kim "Kim" Jeong-soo (Hangul: 김정수) is a League of Legends esports player, currently coach for T1.
On the 26th (KST), T1 announced that they have signed Kim Jeong-soo as their new head coach.
Kim Jeong-soo started coaching in the LoL scene in 2014. Since then, he has coached many different teams such as Samsung Galaxy, Longzhu Gaming, Dignitas, Invictus Gaming, and DAMWON Gaming. Especially in Invictus Gaming, he won the 2018 LoL World Championship.
On joining T1, Kim said, "I'm very proud to have joined T1. It's an opportunity to step forward." He also shared his thoughts about the directions of how he plans to lead the team. "Although mechanics and macro are both important. I want to make the players' mechanics don't stop at an individual level, but that it could be transitioned to team plays. I'll be motivating the veterans to seek their mindsets when they first began and plant confidence in the younger players."
Lastly, he spoke about his goal and left a short message to kkOma. "Obviously, as I joined T1, my goal is to win the championship. I respect kkOma. I may be a bit pressured to follow what he has done, but we had dinner together and he gave me lots of advice. I'd like to thank him."
After announcing that multiple players are free agents, T1 has yet to announce their roster. Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok and Park “Teddy” Jin-seong’s contracts haven’t expired yet, but Kim “Clid” Tae-min left the team, joining Gen.G, and Kim “Khan” Dong-ha is likely to leave as well.
Source translated from: Phegame.net
- Has lead 3 different teams, Longzhu Gaming, Invictus Gaming, and DAMWON Gaming to Worlds in 3 consecutive years.
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- January 16, DAMWON Coach Kim: "The team's biggest strength is its potential to become even better" with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok and Woo "Ready" Hyun on Inven Global
- February 24, Kim, coach of DAMWON Gaming: “It’s a team that will only improve over time.” with Ashley Kang on Korizon
- February 24, DWG Coach Kim on Flame: "We were looking for a top laner who is capable of being the main shotcaller... I expect him to become the core of the team." by Hongje "Koer" Kim and David "Viion" Jang on Inven Global
- September 24, [Interview] The Baba Yaga of Worlds: DAMWON's Coach Kim Once Again Sets His Eyes on the Trophy in His 4th Worlds Appearance with Yeonjae "Arra" Shin and Hee Eun "Youii" Yoo & Daniel "Quest" Kwon on Inven Global
- September 27, DWG Coach Kim: "We were worried if Flame gets depressed, it might affect the whole team, so he was excluded from the roster." with Youngbo "Roxyy" Sim & David "Viion" Jang on Inven Global
- October 7, Coach Kim of Damwon Gaming talks about moving on to the group stage with Ashley Kang on ESPN Esports
- October 30, [Worlds 2019] From Challengers to Worlds Quarterfinalists, Coach Kim of DAMWON Gaming Speaks Up About the Team's Experiences in 2019: "Next year, DAMWON will be much better. I guarantee it." with Joonkyu "Lasso" Seok & Daniel "Quest" Kwon on Inven Global
- January 20, T1 Head coach Kim: "As we scrim, what I feel is that we’re not immediate favorites... We're looking at the long run." with Youngbo "Roxyy" Sim & David "Viion" Jang on Inven Global
The following pages redirect here:
- Samsung Galaxy's Facebook Post facebook.com
- 롱주 게이밍, 전 삼성 출신 김정수 코치 영입 (Korean) fomos.kr
- LeagueESAN's Tweet twitter.com
- Kim Jeong-soo's Facebook Post facebook.com
- Invictus Gaming's Weibo Post (Chinese) weibo.com
- DAMWON Gaming's Tweet twitter.com
- 롤드컵 우승 이끈 전 IG 김정수 감독, 담원 게이밍 합류 (Korean) fomos.kr
- SK Telecom T1's Tweet twitter.com