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DeKay’s Sources: seangares exploring coach and general manager options

Published: 20/Sep/2019 15:43 Updated: 20/Sep/2019 19:26

by Jarek "DeKay" Lewis

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Former North American professional Counter-Strike player Sean ‘seangares’ Gares is exploring potential options as a coach or general manager, according to multiple sources. He has not been a member of an organization since leaving Misfits Gaming as a player in early 2018.

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seangares has a lengthy history as an in-game leader in North American Counter-Strike, most known for his time with the Cloud9 organization from 2014 to 2015. 

One of his best results as a player came at DreamHack Winter 2013 where Complexity reached the semifinals against the eventual Major winners in Fnatic. 

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StarLadderThe former IGL has taken up a role as an analyst and caster since stepping away from playing.

Since leaving Misfits, seangares has spent time as a member of broadcast talent for each of the four Majors that have followed as well as many other large tournaments. 

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In an interview last November with HLTV, he mentioned that several top 10 teams had offered him a coaching position. He explained his reasoning for declining at the time but did say: “There will probably be a time where I’ll want to do it, and maybe at that point, I’ll revisit it.”

ESL[email protected]’s last role as a player came for Misfits but is well known for time with Cloud9.
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Dexerto reported yesterday that Misfits are exploring a potential return to Counter-Strike, but it is not believed that they are linked to seangares in any way. 

Just this week, Dignitas announced they are interested in once again fielding a male CS:GO team. 


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