The 22-year-old initially joined Cloud9 as an assistant to Tiaan “T.c” Coertzen for their South African roster, remaining with the organisation as an analyst following the building of the ‘Colossus’ roster and later reprising his role as an assistant coach under Chris “Elmapuddy” Tebbit.
m1cks is in search of new opportunities after being released from Cloud9
Cloud9 struggled to post consistent results in Europe amid ongoing roster and role changes, but were able to take maps off of the likes of Natus Vincere and Gambit in 2021. The lacklustre showings and the inability to gather the team in North America because of the coronavirus pandemic led to Cloud9 putting their CS:GO division on hold at the end of March, with all of the players being made available for transfer.
“I’m still improving every day as both a coach and a person,” m1cks said in a statement. “I’m looking for a project that wants to compete at the highest level and is willing to commit to the team/organisational structure needed to do so.
“I want to be a part of a team with high aspirations for international success, whether that’s as a head or assistant coach.”