The Philadelphia Fusion Philadelphia Fusion OWL Rank #1 have announced Hayes and NamedHwi as the team's new head coaches. Kirby , who was the franchise's head coach and general manager last season, is [still with the team].
Hayes and NamedHwi will share head-coaching responsibilities this season, with Hayes focusing on the team's western players and NamedHwi focusing on the team's Korean players. Both served as assistant coaches under Kirby last season.
The team's coaching staff built last season's roster, mixing primarily European and Korean talent together. The Fusion finished runner-ups in the Overwatch League's inaugural season, losing in the grand finals to the London Spitfire.
Fusion president Tucker Roberts has stated Kirby will remain with the team.
The team's staff won't have long to get settled into their new roles. The window for all teams to sign free agents is now open.
UPDATE: The story has been updated to reflect that Kirby will remain with the Fusion. It was previously stated that Kirby's future with the team was unknown.