Sentinels, the American superteam in Valorant, has announced their decision to part ways with their head coach, Donald “Syyko” Muir. The announcement came just hours after the team’s regular season loss against LATAM team Leviatán in the VCT Americas League. The team has named Adam ‘Kaplan’ Kaplan as their new head coach, effective immediately.
Sentinels Facing Internal Issues
Sentinels has been facing several internal issues lately, which have impacted their gameplay. Hunter ‘SicK’ Mims was replaced by Jimmy ‘Marved’ Nguyen, and star duelist Tyson ‘TenZ’ Ngo has been dealing with a wrist injury. The team has also been struggling in their recent matches, losing against Fnatic at VCT LOCK//IN and currently 1-2 in the regular season of the Americas League.
Adam Kaplan Named Sentinels’ New Head Coach in Valorant
Despite the sudden decision to part ways with Syyko, former coach for Sentinels Shane “Rawkus” Flaherty assured fans that Kaplan is a great coach and has an amazing brain for the game. Dani “Dani” Hashweh, former analyst for Sentinels and current assistant coach for G2, echoed the same sentiment. Both have expressed confidence in Kaplan’s ability to lead the team.
Syyko’s Career in Valorant
Syyko, who was head coach for XSET in 2022, had a storied career in Valorant, slowly elevating the underdog squad to impressive performances in Masters Copenhagen and Champions 2022. The decision to part ways with Syyko has raised mixed emotions from fans, who questioned why he was suddenly dropped.
Moving Forward with Kaplan
Despite the mixed emotions from fans, the team seems determined to move forward with Kaplan as their new head coach. With his extensive knowledge and experience in the game, Kaplan is expected to help the team improve their gameplay and overcome their recent struggles.
Sentinels has parted ways with their head coach Donald “Syyko” Muir just hours after a loss against Leviatán in the VCT Americas League. Adam ‘Kaplan’ Kaplan has been named as the new head coach effective immediately. Despite the mixed emotions from fans, former coaches and analysts have expressed confidence in Kaplan’s ability to lead the team.