Ascoft joins the Uprising coaching staff after winning the championship of the most recent season Contenders Europe season as a support player for HSL Esports. Despite his recent success, Ascoft announced in early November he was looking to join a team as a coach.
He is the fifth coach to join the Uprising staff and the third new addition to the coaching staff this offseason. He is the only coach on the Uprising without previous experience coaching a team.
Ascoft is the first player to officially leave HSL Esports this offseason following their title season. He is the first HSL alumnus to ever join the Overwatch League.
The Uprising play their first match of the 2020 season February 9 against the New York Excelsior.