“The name Excelsior means “ever upward” in Latin, and is inspired by the everyday heroism of New York. It’s this spirit of optimism, drive, and ambition that the team hopes will propel them to victory in the Overwatch League.”
New York Excelsior represent NYC in The Overwatch League. The franchise is owned by Jeff Wilpon, COO of the New York Mets baseball team.
Excelsior have an all-Korean roster of players, many of whom starred for their country during the 2017 Overwatch World Cup. They play in predominantly dark blue kits.
New York Excelsior
Owner – Jeff Wilpon
Jeff Wilpon is the owner of the franchise in New York.
Director of Player Personnel – BEARHANDS
Scott “BEARHANDS” Tester is the director of player personnel for New York Excelsior.
Coach – WizardHyeong
Hyeong-Seok “WizardHyeong” Kim is a South Korean coach for the team.
Coach – Pavane
Hyeon-Sang “Pavane” Yu is another of New York Excelsior’s South Korean coaches.
Assistant Coach – Andrew Kim
Andrew Kim is an American coach for the New York Excelsior.