XL2 Academy XL2 Academy Contenders NA Rank #2 Goliath Anthony Pietro flex support WOOHYAL Sung Seung-hyun (성승현) off tank Mangachu Liam Campbell dps Logix Andreas Berghmans dps Cloneman16 James D'Arcangelo tank Jer Jeremy Santacruz support , the academy team of the New York Excelsior New York Excelsior OWL Rank #2 JJoNak Bang Sung-hyeon (방성현) flex support MekO Kim Tae Hong off tank Pine Kim Do-hyun (김도현) dps Libero Kim Hye-sung (김혜성) dps Saebyeolbe Park Jong Ryeol dps Mano Kim Dong-gyu (김동규) tank ArK Hong Yeon-joon support ANAMO Jeong Tae-seong (정태성) support , have confirmed the additions of Logix and Jer previously shown on the Contenders website. They have also revealed Wiz as their head coach and Adam 's new role as team manager.

Logix played in the Overwatch League as a member of the Florida Mayhem. Prior to joining the Overwatch League, he was a member of Misfits and Movistar Riders. He is the roster's third former Overwatch League player, the first two being Tizi and WOOHYAL.

Jer last played for Skyfoxes, serving as the team's main support in Contenders Season 2. He has played for a number of different rosters since first becoming an Overwatch pro in 2016.

This will be Wiz's first foray into Overwatch coaching. Previously, he played and coached in Heroes of the Storm.

Adam will be making his transition from player to manager after announcing his retirement last week. He had been a professional Overwatch player since the game was in closed beta.

The new XL2 Academy will begin Contenders Season 3 with a match against Team Envy.

XL2 Academy XL2 Academy Contenders NA Rank #2 Goliath Anthony Pietro flex support WOOHYAL Sung Seung-hyun (성승현) off tank Mangachu Liam Campbell dps Logix Andreas Berghmans dps Cloneman16 James D'Arcangelo tank Jer Jeremy Santacruz support 's players and staff are: