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Team Coast
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Team Information
Org LocationNorth America North America
Region
NA
 North America
Sponsor(s)CyberPowerPC
Serenity Gathering
Azubu
History
Created2013-01-04
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Team Coast was previously a North American team. They were formerly known as Good Game University.

History

Creation of Good Game University

On January 4, 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 8, 2013, DontMashMe announced that he had stepped down from his starter AD position.[1] On November 26, 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.NA 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 27 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

R C ID Name Role Next Team Joined Left
NA
Mexico Cris Cristian Rosales 1Top Laner Apexlogo std 2.pngApex Gaming 2014-09-272014-09-27 2016-01-112016-01-??
KR
South Korea Shrimp Lee Byeong-hoon (이병훈) 2Jungler Apexlogo std 2.pngApex Gaming 2015-06-082015-06-08 2016-01-112016-01-??
NA
United States Pekin Woof Isaac Marconis 3Mid Laner Samadder Gaminglogo std.pngSamadder Gaming 2015-06-152015-06-15 2015-12-112015-12-??
NA
Canada Mash Brandon Phan 4Bot Laner Team Impulselogo std.pngTeam Impulse 2014-06-092014-06-09 2015-12-112015-12-??
NA
Canada Metroid Stephane Guillemot 2Sub/Jun None ??? 2015-12-112015-12-??
KR
South Korea Deul Kim Deul (김들) 3Sub/Mid POP187 Clublogo std.pngPOP187 Club 2015-06-112015-06-?? 2015-12-112015-12-??
KR
South Korea LouisXGeeGee Lee Sung-jin (이성진) 4Sub/Bot Sentinelslogo std.pngSentinels ESC 2015-06-112015-06-?? 2015-12-112015-12-??
NA
South Korea KonKwon Kevin Kwon (권구혁) 5Support NRG Esportslogo std.pngNRG Esports 2015-03-132015-03-13 2015-11-162015-11-16
NA
China Gate Austin Yu 5Sub/Sup Team Impulselogo std.pngTeam Impulse ??? ???
KR
South Korea Wizardry Yi Yong-woo (이용우) 1Sub/Top Final Fivelogo std.pngFinal Five ??? ???
KR
South Korea Thy Son Seung-yong (손승용) 3Sub/Mid Team Dragon Knightslogo std.pngTeam Dragon Knights 2015-01-112015-01-?? 2015-05-112015-05-??
NA
United States goldenglue Greyson Gilmer 3Sub/Mid Complexitylogo std.pngcompLexity Gaming 2014-06-092014-06-09 2015-10-112015-10-??
NA
Bulgaria BloodWater Lyubomir Spasov 5Sub/Sup Maelstrom Gaminglogo std.pngMaelstrom Gaming 2015-01-232015-01-23 2015-04-112015-04-??
EU
Denmark Jesiz Jesse Le 3Sub/Mid Gamers2logo std.pngGamers2 2014-10-272014-10-27 2015-06-112015-06-??
NA
United States WTHeaven Dillon Stayner 2Jungler Lotus eSportslogo std.pngLotus eSports 2015-03-112015-03-?? ???
NA
United States mancloud Zachary Hoschar 3Mid Laner Stormlogo std.pngStorm 2015-02-172015-02-17 2015-05-012015-05-01
EU
United Kingdom Impaler Matthew Taylor 2Jungler Final Fivelogo std.pngFinal Five 2014-10-272014-10-27 2015-03-132015-03-13
NA
Canada Sheep Jamie Gallagher 5Support Final Fivelogo std.pngFinal Five 2014-06-092014-06-09 2015-03-132015-03-13
NA
United States Jintae Justin Dinh 3Sub/Mid Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9 Tempest 2013-11-112013-11-?? 2014-11-112014-11-??
NA
Canada LOD Ben deMunck 3Mid Laner Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9 G2A 2014-09-272014-09-27 2014-10-272014-10-27
NA
Denmark Santorin Lucas Tao Kilmer Larsen 2Jungler Team SoloMidlogo std.pngTeam SoloMid 2014-05-132014-05-13 2014-10-272014-10-27
KR
South Korea Ringer Park Sang-kyun (박상견) 3Mid Laner None 2014-09-032014-09-03 2014-09-112014-09-??
NA
United States Rhux Keenan Santos 1Sub/Top Final Fivelogo std.pngFinal Five 2014-06-092014-06-09 2014-09-112014-09-??
NA
Canada t3azer David Bérubé 4Sub/Bot Curse Academylogo std.pngCurse Academy 2013-01-042013-01-04 2014-03-112014-03-??
NA
United States NintendudeX Joshua Atkins 2Sub/Jun Team FusionLogo std.pngTeam Fusion 2013-01-042013-01-04 2014-06-112014-06-??
NA
United States WizFujiiN Apollo Price 4Bot Laner GamesterGearlogo std.pngGamesterGear 2013-11-262013-11-26 2014-06-092014-06-09
NA
United States Daydreamin Miles Hoard 5Support None 2013-06-112013-06-?? 2014-06-092014-06-09
NA
Canada ZionSpartan Darshan Upadhyaya 1Top Laner Dignitaslogo std.pngTeam Dignitas 2013-01-042013-01-04 2014-05-022014-05-02
NA
Canada Shiphtur Danny Le 3Mid Laner Dignitaslogo std.pngTeam Dignitas 2013-01-042013-01-04 2014-05-022014-05-02
NA
United States Jintae Justin Dinh 3Sub/Mid Denial eSports.Eastlogo std.pngDenial eSports.East 2013-02-272013-02-27 2013-08-112013-08-??
NA
Canada Pixel David Zarinski 16Substitute University of Calgarylogo std.pngUniversity of Calgary 2013-01-042013-01-04 ???
NA
United States Raìna Raina Huang 16Substitute None 2013-06-182013-06-18 ???
NA
Canada Fat Brian Cao 16Substitute None 2013-02-042013-02-04 ???
NA
United States i am Anjo Angelo Cortez 16Substitute Towerdivetvlogo std.pngTeam TowerDiveTV 2013-01-042013-01-04 ???
NA
Canada Mash Brandon Phan 4Bot Laner VVv Gaminglogo std.pngvVv Gaming 2013-01-042013-01-04 2013-10-282013-10-28
NA
Bulgaria BloodWater Lyubomir Spasov 5Support Teamvulcunlogo std.pngTeam Vulcun 2013-02-132013-02-13 2013-04-032013-04-03

Player LCS Participation

Player 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 EU NA Total
Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring Summer Spring
# Team # Team # Team # 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 Team Coastlogo std.png 28 Team Coastlogo std.png 28 Dignitaslogo std.png 16 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 18 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 18 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 46 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 44 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 46 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 18 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 17 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 17 Counter Logic Gaminglogo std.png 0 351 351



NintendudeX 28 GGULogo std.png 28 Team Coastlogo std.png 28 Team Coastlogo std.png 0 84 84



Jintae 21 GGULogo std.png 1 Team Coastlogo std.png 0 22 22



DontMashMe 28 GGULogo std.png 28 Team Coastlogo std.png 18 Team Coastlogo std.png 18 Team Impulselogo std.png 41 Phoenix1logo std.png 11 Echo Foxlogo std.png 0 144 144



BloodWater
8
16
GGUVulcunGGU Vul 3.png
28 Teamvulcunlogo std.png 12 XDG Gaminglogo std.png 0 64 64
Shiphtur 2 GGULogo std.png 28 Team Coastlogo std.png 28 Team Coastlogo 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 Team Coastlogo std.png 28 Team Coastlogo std.png 0 66 66



WizFujiiN 28 Team Coastlogo std.png 18 Team Impulselogo std.png 18 Team Impulselogo std.png 18 Dignitaslogo std.png 46 Apexlogo std 2.png 45 Team EnVyUslogo std.png 47 Team EnVyUslogo std.png 18 Clutch Gaminglogo std.png 16 Clutch Gaminglogo std.png 18 Echo Foxlogo std.png 0 272 272



Sheep 14 XDG Gaminglogo std.png 14 Team Coastlogo std.png 0 28 28



Cris 23 Velocity eSportsLogo std.png 18 Team Coastlogo std.png 1 NRG Esportslogo std.png 0 42 42



Impaler 28 SHC XDlogo std.png 28 SHC XDlogo std.png 14 Team Coastlogo std.png 56 14 70



Jesiz 28 Sklogo std.png 28 Sklogo std.png 8 Team Coastlogo std.png 36 Fnaticlogo std.png 29 Fnaticlogo std.png 2 Misfits Gaminglogo std.png 123 8 131



mandatorycloud 28 Teamvulcunlogo std.png 28 Teamvulcunlogo std.png 28 XDG Gaminglogo std.png 2 Complexitylogo std.png 10 Team Coastlogo std.png 3 Team Dragon Knightslogo std.png 0 99 99



WTHeaven 4 Team Coastlogo std.png 0 4 4



KonKwon 4 Team Coastlogo std.png 18 NRG Esportslogo std.png 6 Team Liquidlogo std.png 4 FlyQuestlogo std.png 0 32 32



For a full chart listing all LCS players, click here.
Only regular season games are listed. Last update: after Spring 2019

Organization

Current

ID Name Position
United States David Slan Managing Partner

Former

ID Name Position Next Team
United States Saintvicious Brandon DiMarco 70Head Coach Apexlogo std 2.pngApex Gaming
United States Nicole Nicole Manning 70Business Relations Manager Humalogo std.pngHuma
United States Zyto Bryan Ybanez Team Manager Nova eSportslogo std.pngNova eSports
United States Michael Slan Coach None
Canada Elementz Cody Sigfusson 70Head Coach None
Belgium wewillfailer Bram de Winter 70Coach Nervlogo std.pngNerv
China Chaox Shan Huang 70Coach Roar (Chinese Team)logo std.pngRoar
United States Alex Penn Alex Penn Coach/Analyst Major League Gaminglogo std.pngMajor League Gaming

Tournament Results

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.
Team Coast Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2015-09-06aaaaaaQNA LCS 2018 Logo.png NA LCS 2016 Spring Promotion
3 : 0Enemylogo std.pngNME

 Cris,
 Shrimp,
 Pekin Woof,
 Mash,
 KonKwon,
 Saintvicious
2015-08-120020002$7,000CS NA logo.png NACS 2015 Summer Playoffs
2 : 3Renegadeslogo std.pngREN

 Cris,
 Shrimp,
 Pekin Woof,
 Mash,
 KonKwon,
 Saintvicious
2015-07-220010001CS NA logo.png NACS 2015 Summer
8 - 2Blanklogo std.pngRR

 cris,
 Shrimp,
 Pekin Woof,
 Mash,
 KonKwon
2015-05-170010001Unknown Infobox Image - Tournament.png Grand Opening LoL Showdown
3 : 0Logo std.pngGOGI

 Cris,
 Gate,
 DontMashMe,
 KonKwon
2015-05-100010001$5,000Unknown Infobox Image - Tournament.png Press Start LAN 2015 - 5v5
3 : 0Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.pngFFG

 Cris,
 Metroid,
 Gate,
 DontMashMe,
 KonKwon
2015-03-2901000010NA LCS 2018 Logo.png NA LCS 2015 Spring
1 - 17Blanklogo std.pngRR

 Cris,
 Impaler,
 WTHeaven,
 Jesiz,
 mancloud,
 Mash,
 Sheep,
 KonKwon,
 Michael Slan,
 Arashi
2014-12-14aaaaaaQNA LCS 2018 Logo.png NA LCS 2015 Spring Expansion
3 : 2Team FusionLogo std.pngFSN

 Cris,
 Impaler,
 Jesiz,
 Mash,
 Sheep
2014-09-290010001$6,700Epssmalllogo.png NESL Pro Series Season 10
2 : 1Team 8logo std.pngT8
2014-09-11bbbbbbNQNA LCS 2018 Logo.png NA LCS 2015 Spring Promotion
0 : 3Eglogo std.pngEG

 Miracle,
 Santorin,
 Ringer,
 Mash,
 Sheep
2014-08-240030003$8,000CS NA logo.png NACS 2014 Summer Playoffs
3 : 1Team LoLPrologo std.pngLoLPro

 Rhux,
 Santorin,
 Goldenglue,
 Mash,
 Sheep
Total Prize: USD 26,700

As Good Game University

This table shows up to the 10 most recent results. For complete results, click here.
Good Game University Tournament Results - Show Prize as (LocalUSDEuros)
DatePlPrizeEventLast ResultRoster
2013-04-280020002$25,000LCS NorthAmerica Logo.png NA LCS 2013 Spring Playoffs
2 : 3Team SoloMidlogo std.pngTSM

 ZionSpartan,
 NintendudeX,
 Jintae,
 DontMashMe,
 Daydreamin
2013-04-190060006LCS NorthAmerica Logo.png NA LCS 2013 Spring
11 - 17Blanklogo std.pngRR


 ZionSpartan,
 Fat,
 NintendudeX,
 Shiphtur,
 Jintae,
 DontMashMe,
 Daydreamin,
 I am Anjo,
 BloodWater
2013-02-010050085 - 8Epssmalllogo.png NESL Pro Series Season 5
3 - 4Blanklogo std.pngRR

 ZionSpartan,
 NintendudeX,
 Shiphtur,
 DontMashMe,
 Daydreamin,

 CuRtoKy,
 I am Anjo
2013-01-13aaaaaaQLCS NorthAmerica Logo.png NA LCS 2013 Spring Qualifiers
2 : 1Dirtnaplogo std.pngDnG

 ZionSpartan,
 NintendudeX,
 Shiphtur,
 DontMashMe,
 I am Anjo
2013-01-080010001$1,000MLG-Logo-Small.png MLG Prizefights - #15
2 : 1BrunchClublogo std.pngTBC
2013-01-060050065 - 6Tsm25.png SoloMid NA Invitational 12
1 : 2MeatPlaygroundLogo std.pngMP

 ZionSpartan,
 NintendudeX,
 Shiphtur,
 DontMashMe,
 i am Anjo
2012-12-23aaaaaaQIpllogo small.png Season 3 NA IPL Online Qualifiers
W : FFLogo std.pngEX-Q
2012-12-23aaaaaaQIpllogo small.png Season 3 NA IPL Online Qualifiers
W : FFLogo std.pngEX-Q
Total Prize: USD 26,000

Highlight Videos

Interviews

Articles

Videos

  • 2014

See Also

External Links

Gallery

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