Team Dignitas Finalizes NA LCS Roster And Announces Elite Coaching Staff
Tue 20th Dec 2016 - 7:57pm
Team Dignitas welcomes Benjamin “LOD” deMunck as AD Carry to their 2017 NA LCS League of Legends team. LOD had a strong performance in the 2016 LCS Summer Split, with the second highest KDA among all ADC’s in the league. LOD joins superstars Top Laner Chan-ho “Ssumday” Kim and Jungler Sang-hyun “Chaser” Lee as new members of the team. Mid-Laner Lae-Young “Keane” Jang and support Alex “Xpecial” Chu remain with the team to complete the full roster.
"I was attracted to Team Dignitas’ infrastructure, talented roster, and incredible coaching staff,” said Benjamin “LOD” deMunck. "Combined with the Philadelphia 76ers involvement, I think this will be the ideal atmosphere for me to learn, improve, and grow as a player. Moving into Season 7, I am extremely confident that this team can compete and win against the best in the world.”
Team Dignitas is also pleased to announce the appointment of Jung Su Kim and Jae Seok Park to coach the LCS team. Kim was previously on the coaching staff for Samsung Galaxy's successful season, culminating in a second place finish at the World Championship. Park has coached top LPL and LCK teams, and is highly respected for his ability to manage his players. “We have assembled some of the most talented players in the world, and the most forward-thinking, strategic coaching minds in the industry today,” said Team Dignitas President Michael “ODEE” O’Dell. “From my experience playing, coaching and now managing teams competing at the world’s highest level, I can attest to the crucial importance of an elite coaching staff. The addition of these coaches illustrates our commitment to developing Team Dignitas players to their full potential. We believe Coach Kim and Coach Park will help elevate Team Dignitas to a higher level.”
Coach Park commented, “Team Dignitas has assembled an incredibly impressive roster of talent for this League of Legends team,” said Team Dignitas Coach Jae Seok Park. “I am confident Coach Kim and I will build a support structure for the players that will allow them to succeed on an international level. Given the resources of the Philadelphia 76ers, and their commitment to build a winning team, the future looks bright.”
Stay tuned to team-dignitas.net and our social media network for more updates on our roster developments.