MGG / Video Games Articles and stories / League of Legends (LoL) /

LoL, LCS: Immortals part ways with Zaboutine and Keaton

LoL, LCS: Immortals part ways with Zaboutine and Keaton

Amid the recent results of their LCS rost, the organization decided to replace its head coach as well as its general manager.

LoL, LCS: Immortals part ways with Zaboutine and Keaton

The news is quite surprising, but, regarding their recent results, something had to be done to save the team. Currently holding the last place in LCS, with no victory to their record, Immortals started the 2020 Summer Split just like they ended the previous split: with difficulties.

Although most transfers and moves usually concern players, Immortals decided to bring a quite different change to their roster by replacing their Head Coach and their General Manager. As a consequence, the organization parted away with Thomas "Zaboutine" Si-Hassen and Keaton "Keaton" Cryer.

Immortals lose one of his wands

The decision seems a bit abrupt since the end of the season is still far away, but it's not a total surprise either with regard to the results of the French coach. Beyond the current segment, which started off very badly, the previous seasons weren't very successful either.

While waiting to fill these vacant positions, Mike Schwartz, former general manager of Overwatch's Los Angeles Valiant, will take over the management of the team. Adrien "GotoOne" Picard is appointed as the new Academy coach, but Zaboutine's position is still open for replacement

Mixed results for the French coach - League of Legends
Mixed results for the French coach

Zaboutine started his career as a caster for the French WebTV O'Gaming, and we can imagine that he might return to the analyst desk. However, with the experience he built over the past two years, another organization might very well offer him a position...

Olleh leaves NA & LCS and returns to Korea

The South-Korean player "got everything he wanted in the USA."

Original content by "Cthulhu".

Thomas Sauzin
Thomas "Calo" Sauzin

Head of Portal League of Legends 🇫🇷 — Shikin Haramitsu Daikomyo

More Stories

08:09 LoL: This champion has been dominating soloQ for months and it's not about to stop!
08:05 MOBA's Most Hated Champion Is Also Infuriating TFT Players
10:07 LoL: When does season 13 start?
10:01 K'Santé, the first problem that Riot Games will have to solve in 2023
09:53 What is the best-designed champion? The community has the answer!
09:50 Azir support, the new pick that is all the rage in China
09:50 LoL: Which champions received the most skins in 2022?
10:53 LoL: Would the solution to improve the meta be to remove the nerves on the anti-heal?
10:52 LoL: The patch schedule for season 13
10:52 LoL: The pentakill of the champion who is least likely to do so


The best champions for Patch 11.16
League of Legends 2021 World Championship Finals venue and date announced
LoL: 7 questions about Akshan answered by the developers

Discover guides

LoL Guide, Build: Glacial Augment and Electrocute Ahri, Mid, S10
How to Sona Support in S10
League of Legends Transfer Window — From LCK to LPL, Khan joins FPX