Eric Hoag via teamliquidpro.com
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Esports organization¬†Team Liquid¬†announced Saturday that it has brought back former pro¬†Eric “adreN” Hoag to coach their Counter-Strike team.

According to the announcement, Team Liquid chose Hoag after searching for a coach with in-game experience who was already knowledgeable about their team and players. This made Hoag, who was formerly an AWPer, a prime candidate, despite this being his first attempt at coaching.

“I think this opportunity came at the perfect time for me. Lately, I’ve been wanting to take on a new challenge and while I never publicly announced that I was interested in coaching, it’s something I’ve been thinking about a lot. I’m excited to begin this chapter of my career and thankful to Liquid for the opportunity. I look forward to and can’t wait to help elevate Liquid further,” Hoag said.

Hoag has a notable¬†rapport with Team Liquid’s CS players, having played with¬†nitr0, NAF and EliGE in the past. He will start the new position in 2019.

This is yet another newsworthy move by Team Liquid, which recently announced that it has created a dedicated team for the Black Ops 4 battle royale mode, Blackout, despite uncertainty as to whether any official leagues will be launched.

More: Welcome Back Coach adreN!
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