The Dallas Fuel announced it has signed Overwatch League coach Julien “daemoN” Ducros to the franchise’s coaching staff, effective immediately. The 22-year-old French native joins the Fuel as an assistant coach and will work primarily with the team’s tank players, following the retirement of coach Christian “Cocco” Jonsson. The Dallas Fuel are led by head coach Aaron “Aero” Atkins.
DaemoN served as the head coach for the Paris Eternal team in Stage 1 of 2019 Overwatch League season, and in previous coaching roles with the Los Angeles Valiant. Prior to entering the Overwatch League as a coach and trainer, daemoN was a professional League of Legends player and a coach for the French team GamersOrigin, as well as had coaching or analyst roles for Rogue and MoviStar.
“DaemoN brings expertise to our team that will be important to our success and player development in the current and future metas,” said Aero of Dallas Fuel. “We’re excited to have someone with daemoN’s passion for competition and experience working with the Fuel.”
The Dallas Fuel open Stage 2 in the 2019 Overwatch League season in a match against the Toronto Defiant on Friday, April 13.
About the Dallas Fuel
Dallas Fuel is one of 12 franchises selected to compete in the inaugural season of the Overwatch League, where they reached the Stage 4 playoffs. The Dallas Fuel are owned and operated by Dallas-based esports organization Envy Gaming, Inc., one of the largest and most winning esports groups in the world. The internationally diverse Dallas Fuel roster consists of the best talent from around the globe, with players and coaches from nine different countries. The Dallas Fuel is the first team in Overwatch League history to host a home match in its home market, occurring April 27-28, 2019. For more information on the Dallas Fuel, follow the team on Twitter @DallasFuel.