NineK joined the Shock as an assistant coach in May of 2018. He was promoted from the Shock's academy team, NRG Esports, and was added to the Overwatch League team's staff alongside Crusty, the Shock's current head coach.
The Shock won the 2019 Overwatch League title after sweeping through the losers' bracket in the playoffs. The Shock were notably strong in every stage of the season, even as the meta changed.
He joins an Eternal team that parted ways with their head coach and one of their assistant coaches over the last several days. The Eternal currently have no other coaches signed, however Seita, the team's strategic coach, has not ruled out returning to the Eternal after testing the waters of free agency.
The Eternal have not officially released any players this offseason. Six of their players are subject to a team option, however.