Hours after being released from Maru Gaming Maru Gaming Inactive , DRX DRX Korea Rank #1 have signed Ye “ Anaks ” Sang-jun (예상준) as their newest coach. He takes on the role of a player development coach for the team, as independently confirmed by DRX.
Anaks was formerly a member of several Korean organizations as a player, most notably GoNGo Prince GoNGo Prince Inactive and T1 Korea T1 Korea Inactive before transitioning to a coaching role in 2022. In January, he joined Maru Gaming Maru Gaming Inactive as their coach.
Anaks' signing brings DRX's coaching count up to four. He joins alongside longtime veterans of the Korean FPS scene, such as glow and termi . The leadership the coaches have provided allowed for DRX to quickly rise to the top in Korea, where they still sit to this day.
Anaks will not be in Istanbul to coach the team. He will be looking to be involved with the roster in addition to its non-starting players heading into 2023 and beyond, as also independently confirmed by DRX.
The team is now slated to face off against 100 Thieves in the Champions winners' bracket for a qualification to playoffs, on September 3rd at 11:00 PST, 8:00 PM CEST, and 3:00 AM JST on September 4th.
The DRX roster is now: