We would like to announce that Matthew "@Optidox" Sims will be moving on from his position as an Assistant Coach with the team. Thank you for your contributions over the past few months and we wish you the best in your future career! pic.twitter.com/ScUyAqUCOD— Toronto Defiant (@TorontoDefiant) September 12, 2019
He joined the team following an 0-7 Stage 3 while the franchise tried to shift from an all-Korean roster to one mixed with western and Korean players. The Defiant went 1-6 in Stage 4.
His leave follows the team’s 17th place finish in the 2019 Overwatch League Season after they were unable to make the playoffs. It was the team’s first season after joining the league as an expansion team.
- Lee "Ivy" Seung-Hyun (DPS)
- Jin "im37" Hong (홍진의) (DPS)
- Andreas "Logix" Berghmans (DPS)
- Liam "Mangachu" Campbell (DPS)
- Daniel "Gods" Graeser (Off-tank)
- Jo "Yakpung" Gyeong-mu (Tank)
- / Normund "sharyk" Faterins (Tank)
- Park "Neko" Se-hyeon (박세현) (Flex Support)
- Go "Aid" Jae-yoon (고재윤) (Support)
- Park "Roky" Joo-seong (박주성) (Support)
The Defiant staff is: