The Overwatch League is fast approaching and the top teams are announcing players as well as support staff. The Florida Mayhem has now announced the addition of a new performance coach to their roster. Robert Yip will be joining the Florida Mayhem in preparation for Season 2. His role on the team comes at a time when the team is preparing for the upcoming season. Most of the teams in the Overwatch League have seen massive changes to their roster. They want to ensure that the team is prepared for the upcoming season. There is also the added pressure of not being the first team to lose to Shanghai dragons.
A new addition to the Mayhem staff!
Join us in welcoming Robert Yip, our new Performance Coach! pic.twitter.com/tOdaf2Wwoq
— Florida Mayhem (@FLMayhem) December 7, 2018
Robert Yip was a former League of Legends coach for Immortals. His transition to the Overwatch League has been smooth and he will be crucial to developing player relations. The role of the performance coach takes away a lot of pressure from the players. They do not manage their daily lives and Robert will help the team focus on developing their game. He was announced as the performance coach for all Misfits teams a while ago, and that includes the Florida Mayhem.
NYYRIKKI announce a Finnish Overwatch team
We are proud to reveal our new full-Finnish Overwatch roster on Finland's Independence Day!
Welcome NYYRIKKI ICE!
— NYYRIKKI (@NYYRIKKIesports) December 6, 2018
NYYRIKKI has announced a fully Finnish Overwatch team called NYYRIKKI Ice. The announcement comes on Finland’s Independence Day.
NYYRIKKI Esports is happy to introduce our new 8-man Overwatch roster to play in this Open Division and in other upcoming tournaments! All the players in NYYRIKKI ICE are Finnish and there are some fresh names among with some experienced ones. We are excited to see what comes from this super talented team and it’s an honour to be supporting the Finnish esports scene even more!
Head coach Leevi “lövi” Vaikkola