frd will be the Reign's second off-tank player, joining Daco on the role. He is their 11th player overall and their third addition in the last week. They traded for Shock DPS player BABYBAY following the retirement of Dafran and signed main support FunnyAstro as a two-way player.
He most recently played for Gladiators Legion, who are currently 3-2 in Contenders Season 1 2019. Gladiators Legion will need to find a new off-tank player -- frd was the only off-tank on the team's roster.
Before that, frd was a member of the Second Wind roster that made it to the semifinals of Contenders Season 3 2018. He is the first alum of Second Wind to make it to the Overwatch League. Second Wind has competed in Contenders North America since Season 2 of 2018.
frd's first entry into Contenders was Season 1 2018 with Last Night's Leftovers. He was released by the team following the season at the same time Sephy , who is now the head coach of the Atlanta Reign, was brought onto Last Night's Leftovers. frd never officially competed under Sephy's coaching.
The Reign play the Boston Uprising on April 4 in their first match of Stage 2. The Uprising have also undergone changes during the time between stages.
- Ilya "NLaaeR" Koppalov (DPS)
- Andrej "BABYBAY" Francisty (DPS)
- Jeong "ErsTer" Joon (DPS)
- Seo "Daco" Dong-hyung (서동형) (Off-tank)
- Nathan "frd" Goebel (Off-tank)
- Park "Pokpo" Hyun-Jun (박현준) (Tank)
- Blake "Gator" Scott (Two-way Tank)
- Steven "Kodak" Rosenberger (Flex Support)
- Dusttin "Dogman" Bowerman (Flex Support)
- Petja "Masaa" Kantanen (Support)
- Daniel "FunnyAstro" Hathaway (Two-way Support)
And the staff of the Reign is: