Cloud9 release m1cks

The assistant coach is in search of new opportunities and doesn't rule out climbing the ladder to a head coach position.

Joshua "⁠m1cks⁠" Micks has been released from Cloud9 after being with the organisation for over a year, it has been announced.

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."

United States Joshua 'm1cks' Micks
Joshua 'm1cks' Micks
Age:
22
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.81
Maps played:
3
KPR:
0.49
DPR:
0.58
Australia Chris 'Elmapuddy' Tebbit
Chris 'Elmapuddy' Tebbit
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.62
Maps played:
3
KPR:
0.42
DPR:
0.79
oh no!
2021-04-04 23:24
19 replies
#10
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Finland Jambi_
anyway...
2021-04-04 23:24
4 replies
+1
2021-04-04 23:24
moving on
2021-04-04 23:25
+1
2021-04-05 04:48
+1 no car
2021-04-06 01:33
#24
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Cyprus Cabendio
Nerd
2021-04-04 23:26
why everyone so rude to m1cks((( by all accounts he was very helpful to C9 even if new C9 was bad
2021-04-04 23:43
11 replies
#102
allu | 
Finland _Top1
Nobody was being rude but this guy is a nonamer but he got an hltv article
2021-04-05 06:04
10 replies
you'll probably see more of this for all the other big orgs too as HLTV grows as a site
2021-04-05 07:08
9 replies
#106
allu | 
Finland _Top1
This articl was made cuz the author is friends with m1cks
2021-04-05 07:10
8 replies
Yes that is the reason, I unilaterally make decisions about what to publish here.
2021-04-05 08:29
7 replies
#117
allu | 
Finland _Top1
+1
2021-04-05 08:47
Damn hltv reporter also get baited from time to time
2021-04-05 08:52
3 replies
1+
2021-04-05 11:59
+1 KEKW
2021-04-05 14:37
+1 hahahahaha
2021-04-05 18:06
Baited xaxaxa
2021-04-05 09:15
Wtf hltv authors read threads? That means they read the bs I write from time to time lol. POGGERS
2021-04-06 01:34
aahhaha can't tell if youre being sarcastic, but i'm still laughing
2021-04-06 03:07
nice
2021-04-04 23:24
1 reply
not nice for him
2021-04-05 01:01
damn
2021-04-04 23:24
see ya dude
2021-04-04 23:24
Ok
2021-04-04 23:24
#11
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Poland Roxin
sad
2021-04-04 23:24
wait what
2021-04-04 23:24
wtf?
2021-04-04 23:25
#18
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Peru TenoriPEEK
FALLEN TOP 1 2021 S1MPLE SUCKS
2021-04-04 23:25
GL getting another team!
2021-04-04 23:25
Saddest thing I've ever read
2021-04-04 23:25
3 replies
+1
2021-04-04 23:31
How will esport recover after that..
2021-04-04 23:35
#81
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Brazil ghcnvbkn
+1000
2021-04-05 00:53
have literally never heard of this guy
2021-04-04 23:26
Never seen a HLTV announcement for an assistant coach...
2021-04-04 23:26
1 reply
c9 news = more hits hltv milking c9 drama for all it is worth
2021-04-05 02:31
#29
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Pakistan LoOuU2
I actually never knew this "Colossus" even had an assistant coach, let alone who the guy is. Good lick to him, I guess. Elmapuddy and HenryG still contracted?
2021-04-04 23:28
2 replies
Elmapuddy was released when the roster was put on hold.
2021-04-04 23:37
1 reply
#54
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Pakistan LoOuU2
Ah must have missed that. Thank you Mr. Nohte.
2021-04-04 23:49
i'm so sad :(
2021-04-04 23:27
I guess the moderators will have fun deleting 95% of the comments in here. Anyways: Good luck m1cks.
2021-04-04 23:30
1 reply
#103
allu | 
Finland _Top1
Clown9 fangirl still fangirling after disband LOL
2021-04-05 06:05
#34
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Europe Cirros_V2
I didnt even know he was there.
2021-04-04 23:30
1 reply
#36
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Europe Cirros_V2
Also he seems to have rly long arms o.O
2021-04-04 23:31
#37
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United Kingdom ulan
rip,he should replace flamie on navi
2021-04-04 23:33
#38
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Brazil mag_nvm
wtf i didnt even know this
2021-04-04 23:33
DUDE I ACTUALLY THOUGHT HE AND OTHERS WERE JUST JOKING THIS GUY WAS ACTUALLY WORKING FOR C9 OH MY GOOOOD
2021-04-04 23:34
GGs my man
2021-04-04 23:38
#45
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Brazil Karlogaria
Imagine being someone no one knows who is working for Clown9
2021-04-04 23:39
I'm early to the party, but my 'Rari is the latest Somehow it seems girls in they late teens Remind me your favorite jeans cause they naked cause you famous Life's a mothafucka, ain't it? These other rappers ain't us So tell me what your name is, I'ma tell it to my stainless
2021-04-04 23:44
#51
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Sweden boyyscout
m1cks was a big part of C9's success during 2020-2021, sad to see him go
2021-04-04 23:44
3 replies
xD
2021-04-04 23:48
axaxaxaxaxa
2021-04-05 22:38
lul
2021-04-06 10:24
#52
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Chile Willy_CV
Xd
2021-04-04 23:47
good
2021-04-04 23:54
Didn't even know who he was until now.
2021-04-04 23:55
#58
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Denmark Zorrondo
OK csgo definetly dying after this sad new
2021-04-05 00:00
#59
aizy | 
Denmark Gryde
underrated rifler
2021-04-05 00:01
#63
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North America joeS
unfortunate
2021-04-05 00:15
Damn this guy must be an important person for c9 that even hltv make a news thread about him leaving the org
2021-04-05 00:38
1 reply
No no no definitely not a friend trying to promote his friend
2021-04-05 00:41
22yo coach wow
2021-04-05 01:07
#85
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Turkey 69kagan
welcome to valorant!
2021-04-05 01:16
He looks like a drug addict tbh
2021-04-05 01:17
paul mccartney gl tho
2021-04-05 01:27
i never knew he was on c9
2021-04-05 02:03
1 reply
me too mens, lol weird article i think
2021-04-05 13:52
cloud9 had legit strats. You kids need to learn your cs before you mouth off for real. They couldn't execute but the strats were there. Go watch vods kiddies hltv is too disrespectful sometimes .
2021-04-05 02:05
Unlucko, m1cks did some decent work for C9. Would love to see him coaching properly sometime in the future
2021-04-05 02:38
2 replies
m1cks was useless the whole time he was there literally stealing paychecks
2021-04-05 04:54
1 reply
Everyone is a paycheck stealer though in CS:GO-land though according to HLTV
2021-04-05 06:00
how is this newsworthy lmao
2021-04-05 03:26
2 replies
Even s1mple scratching his balls is more newsworthy
2021-04-05 07:41
1 reply
W8 s1mple scratched his balls? Why was I not informed??
2021-04-05 18:40
Literally useless and stealing paychecks for a long time was not unexpected for him to get yeeted from the org
2021-04-05 04:55
3 replies
#107
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World Beard43
It says in the article he was contracted, do you have a source for the accusation of theft?
2021-04-05 07:14
2 replies
What he meant is that m1cks is getting ze money even if he isn't doing any good shit.
2021-04-05 07:39
1 reply
#153
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World Beard43
Ah, so not literally stealing anything. Thanks 👍
2021-04-05 12:51
*Man loses job hltv: good.
2021-04-05 08:23
2 replies
#114
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France Conterob
Job? Bruh
2021-04-05 08:31
1 reply
I'd imagine he was paid.
2021-04-05 08:47
2 replies
Yeah he is trying to look cool by posting 'funny' twits self defence mechanics lul
2021-04-05 12:10
1 reply
+1
2021-04-05 19:09
sad
2021-04-05 10:07
Assistant coach LMAO as if a cs coach has that much work he needs an assistant.
2021-04-05 10:13
1 reply
remember how the old C9 and even into the new roster had insane unique utility? I'd reckon this is why.
2021-04-07 08:27
#128
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Montenegro krtola
Micks pogu
2021-04-05 10:24
Elmapuddy and HenryG get an article too? This guy a no namer who rants on twitter about haters lol..
2021-04-05 11:41
Cloud9 bankrupt org
2021-04-05 11:47
Completely messes up in a team worth $6 mil "Yeah, you know I think I'm ready for a head coach position" lolll
2021-04-05 11:49
expected
2021-04-05 12:05
Promoting random noname assistant coach through hltv.org news. I mean hltv you can do better than this...
2021-04-05 12:08
1 reply
$$$ Reply needs to have actual content
2021-04-05 12:43
WhaT THE fuck, WHO? I knew about ELMA but this..
2021-04-05 12:42
Yeah bro, all his fault. Not because henryg bought some average players with top tier payment
2021-04-05 18:29
Professional check stealer
2021-04-05 21:45
#166
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Poland SebL
100% going to VALORANT, I have no doubt in that. GL.
2021-04-05 23:07
#170
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Brazil Fauchard
every week cloud9 have a new roster....
2021-04-06 08:18
#172
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Norway Lykkeboe
3 matches in his whole career
2021-04-06 12:44
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