ksp was last on XL2 Academy, playing for the team in Contenders 2019 Season 2. He became a free agent in November when XL2 Academy announced they were dropping out of Contenders.
He is most well-known for his hitscan play, specifically on the sniper hero Widowmaker. He has played for the British national team for the past two World Cups.
The Valiant now have four DPS players on their roster and 10 players overall. ksp is the second XL2 alum to join the team this month; they added former XL2 main tank GiG to their roster last week.
The Valiant have undergone a rebuild this offseason after missing the playoffs and going 12-16 last season. That was after they were 9-5 in the second half of the season after making several moves to staff and players during the season.
Their first match of the season is February 8 against the Dallas Fuel in Dallas.
- Damon "Apply" Conti (DPS)
- Kyle "KSF" Frandanisa (DPS)
- Johannes "Shax" Nielsen (DPS)
- Kai "ksp" Collins (DPS)
- Caleb "McGravy" McGarvey (Off-tank)
- Song "Dreamer" Sang-lok (Tank)
- Rick "GIG" Salazar (Tank)
- Moon "Lastro" Jung-won (문정원) (Flex Support)
- Owen "Slur" Warner (Flex Support)
- Park "RAin" Jae-ho (박재호) (Support)
Their coaches are: