kassad dismissed from Cloud9 coach position
Cloud9 announced the end of cooperation with coach Aleksandar "kassad" Trifunovic by mutual agreement. According to the team's general manager Henry "HenryG" Greer, the reason for this decision was the different views of the Serbian specialist and the captain Alex "ALEX" McMeekin on the style of play of the squad.
Today we're sad to announce that #C9CSGO is parting ways with our Head Coach @kassad.— Cloud9 (@Cloud9) December 28, 2020
Thank you for everything you've done to help lay the foundations for the Colossus. We wish you the best in the future! pic.twitter.com/tePnQgl229
At this time Cloud9 has not decided on a new mentor for the European squad, which was formed less than three months ago. HenryG has publicly announced a willingness to consider applications, even from not well-known specialists.
kassad joined Cloud9 in early September. He helped the organization assemble its current roster, which in the last month of the season that ended, managed to place 3-4 at the BLAST Premier Fall 2020 Showdown and reach the DreamHack Masters Winter 2020 playoffs.