TSM hires former top laner Huni as full-time LCS coach, according to League contract database

Huni stepped down from professional League last week following a wrist injury.

TSM has hired former top laner Huni as an LCS coach, according to Riot Games League of Legends esports global contract database. Huni stepped down from TSM’s starting lineup last week as a result of a chronic wrist injury that is preventing him from playing professional League.

Hunis contract with TSM is now set to expire on the day after Worlds 2022, according to the global contract database. Traditionally, coaches are contracted through the end of the competitive season, while players are given a hard date on which their contract expires. 

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Huni played his final game with TSM this season on July 3. Last week, Huni was replaced by TSMs Academy-level top laner S0ul on the teams starting LCS lineup. TSM posted a 1-1 record with its new-look lineup, which also made changes at the AD carry and support positions. 

In a recent episode of TSMs self-produced documentary series TSM Legends, Huni confirmed he would be staying with the organization to help his successor in the top lane, S0ul. In the content piece, Huni cited his knowledge of the current professional League meta, as well as his extensive experience with top lane matchups as points of education for the teams new top laner. 

Dot Esports has reached out to TSM for comment regarding this change to the teams coaching staff.

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