Evil Geniuses Coaching Staff Update

Posted on January 18, 2022

Evil Geniuses is updating their League of Legends coaching staff for the 2022 season, making tweaks to the previous structure.

Head coach Peter Dun, who has been with EG since November 2020, will be promoted to head of EG’s League of Legends coaching staff. As a consequence, Gabriel “Turtle” Peixoto, who first joined the team as one of the coaches in December 2020, will be taking his place as the Head Coach for the organization.


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Evil Geniuses’ Coaching Staff Update for 2022 

Evil Geniuses made the decision to promote former Head Coach Peter Dun to the position of Head of League of Legends Coaching Staff across all levels of competitive League of Legends. Joining the organization in the 2020 offseason, his game knowledge as well as the incredible year of growth and development in 2021, EG impressed the organization, putting him in charge of the whole coaching staff.

“We have been nothing but impressed with Peter since his addition to our staff last season. With this new and exciting expansion of our coaching staff, we’re thrilled to be moving Peter into a position to have stronger oversight into Academy and Amateur. His primary focus and duties will remain at the LCS level, but we’re also ensuring that other members of our coaching staff have the opportunity and room to grow and develop under the guidance of Peter’s leadership.” – is what Evil Geniuses General Manager, Andrew Barton, said in the org’s official statement.

Turtle will become EG’s Head Coach

With Peter Dun becoming the Head of Coaching Staff, Turtle will be taking his place in the head coach position in the North American League Championship Series. This marks an impressive record, as he becomes the first-ever Brazilian to take the reins as a head coach. Previously on Vivo Keyd in Brazil’s CBLOL before joining EG, Turtle impressed the team with his contributions as Assistant Coach.

Since joining our coaching staff, Gabriel has done a fantastic job. Not only does he have an excellent approach to the game and leadership, his work ethic is second to none. He is consistently the first person in office and always amongst the last to leave. In addition to his contributions with the LCS team, he has a lot of respect from staff and players across all levels of the organization through his work with both EGA and EGP. I am confident that Turtle has all the qualities and experience required to do an excellent job coaching our LCS team in 2022.”  is what Peter Dun claimed for his future successor.

Below, you can check out The full 2021-2022 Evil Geniuses Coaching Staff:

  • Peter Dun – Head of League of Legends Coaching Staff
  • Naser Al-Naqi – Head of Scouting
  • Gabriel “Turtle” Chavez – LCS Head Coach
  • Earl “Rigby” Han – Assistant Coach
  • Connor “Artemis” Doyle – LCS Performance Coach
  • Richard “Draxyr” Yuan – Bot Lane Positional Coach
  • Razvan Nistor – Top Lane Positional Coach
  • Sebastien “zzLegendary”  Demontigny – Academy Coach
  • Ian “Ido” McCormick –  Prodigies Head Coach

 

To follow all the LCS action, make sure to tune into the Official LCS broadcast on Twitch and YouTube when teams will take the Rift in the Lock-In Tournament starting January 15th.

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