The North American esports organization Elevate has announced the appointment of LaXInG as the head coach of the Rainbow Six roster. In this role, the 25-year-old American will replace Dr. Bestsiaer, who left his post at the end of last month. It is noteworthy that LaXInG previously performed under the tag Elevate at the beginning of his career.
Return of the King. Join us to welcome our new Rainbow Six Head Coach and Content Creator. LaXInG led Elevate to victory at the Six Invitational in 2017 and 2nd place at the Pro League Year 2 Season 2 - Finals the same year.
LaXInG has had an eventful career as a player. For six years, the 25-year-old American has tried himself in several teams, including Elevate, Counter Logic Gaming, Cloud9 and Oxygen Esports, with whom he became the winner of Pro League Year 1 Season 1 - Finals - One, Six Invitational 2017 - One, DreamHack Montreal 2018 and NAL - 2021 Season - Stage 1.
In addition, in his career, LaXInG was among the top three winners at the end of Pro League Year 2 Season 2 - Finals, Six Invitational 2019 and Six Charlotte Major 2022. However, at the end of August, the American announced his departure from the Oxygen Esports team. Despite the number of rumors, he decided to focus on his coaching career and try a new role for himself.
The debut of the 25-year-old specialist as the head coach of Elevate will take place on September 15 as part of the Asia-Pacific League 2022 - South Division - Stage 3. LaXInG will lead the team in the fight for two tickets to the upcoming major.
Updated Rainbow Six Elevate roster:
- AnGryX (bench)
- LaXInG (head coach)