Minnesota RØKKR Adds Loony to 2022 Call of Duty League Season Coaching Team
Another Call of Duty veteran makes his debut as a professional trainer next year.
Loony joined Minnesota RØKKR as a coach, the Call of Duty The League squad was announced today. He will work alongside Minnesota head coach Saintt and assistant coach Reppin in 2022.
“Happy to start my coaching career with such a great franchise and team,” Loony noted.
Loony was part of the competition Call of Duty scene for nearly a decade. He is best known for representing Rise Nation for many years, including the the Second World War season in which he won several championships for the organization.
Most recently, Loony spent 2021 Call of Duty Championship season with the Seattle Surge. Seattle struggled in the Black Ops Cold War season, however, and Loony was benched in May. In August, Loony announced he was retiring from competition and pursuing a coaching position with the CDL.
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The RØKKR had a rocky season last year, but they had one of the biggest comebacks in competition ever Call of Duty history of winning the Stage Five Major in August. After a fourth place at Cod Champs 2021, Minnesota revealed last month that its end-of-season lineup of Attach, Standy, Priestahh and MajorManiak will remain with the franchise until 2022.
Loony is not the only one Call of Duty veteran to make the transition from competition to training in recent years. Last year, two-time world champions JKap and Theory both made their CDL coaching debuts with the Los Angeles Thieves and the Paris Legion, respectively.
The 28-year-old was widely regarded as a smart leader in the game during his playing days. He will now be looking for a way to share his knowledge with people. RØKKR of the key when the Call of Duty The League returns to action next year.