Crisby sign with OG Academy as coach
Posted: Apr 29, 2022 Written by: do_0h

After leaving the Counter-Strike:Global Offensive team of United StatesCanada Strife Gaming just three days ago, the German turned coach Germany Christian 'Crisby' Schmit has found a new home.

The new home is the Academy team of European Union OG.

The announcement came on the official website of the team, there the managers behind the organization wrote:

"Two months ago we told you about our latest project: opening an academy team for our CS:GO section. The call for applications was more than successful and we are honored by the enthusiasm around this project in perfect adequacy with our values. But before anything else, we needed a maestro.

A conductor with the necessary experience to help young talents progress in a highly competitive environment.

For this key role, we are pleased to announce the signing of Christian “crisby" Schmitt.

At OG, Christian will have the tough task of finding the five talents who will have the chance to wear the OG jersey before coaching them throughout their journey.

His work begins today, as more than 50 candidates from an overall pool of 400 have already been pre-selected to participate in the various trial sessions over the next few weeks."

At the same time on the official announcement, the newly added c oach wrote:

"First of all, I'm really happy and grateful for getting the opportunity to work for such a world class organization on their academy project to develop players for the future.

I also want to thank Strife for giving me the opportunity as a coach. While it was my first experience in that role, I gained the knowledge I believe will help as set the foundation in my new well as the new home that is OG.", while Head of eSports of the organization, United States Mike 'schwartzbruder' Schwartz stated:

"Two months ago we announced the academy project, and a key focus ever since was finding the right person to lead the endeavor.

I believe that Christian's decade of experience as both a player and coach will bring a strong development mindset and structure to the team.

I'm grateful to have Christian join our staff, and look forward to seeing us grow the next generation of talent in the ecosystem."

So with this, European Union OG.Gaming now is:

  • Serbia Nemanja 'nexa' Isakovic (C)
  • Denmark Valdemar Bjorn 'valde' Vangsa
  • Denmark Nikolaj 'Niko' Kristensen
  • Israel Shahar 'flameZ' Shushan
  • Poland Mateusz 'mantuu' Wilczewski
  • Denmark Casper 'ruggah' Due (coach)
  • Austria Alexander 'kakafu' Szymanczyk (assistand coach)

And the European Union OG. Academy:

  • Germany Christian 'Crisby' Schmit (coach)
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