G2 Esports continues staff development partnership with Akolyte

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Esports coaching and performance platform Akolyte has announced that it will continue its partnership with European esports organisation G2 Esports for another year.

As a result, Akolyte will deliver a year-long development programme for the organisation’s leadership and team staff.

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The programme, set to run throughout 2024, will see Akolyte practitioners work alongside G2 Esports’ Performance Coach Ismael Pedraza and Head of Esports Julius Ylänne. According to a release, the programme will feature ‘group workshops, peer reflections, and internal observations’ which aim to promote a ‘culture of excellence’ within the organisation. In addition, there will be a focus on the well-being of its staff.

G2 Esports and Akolyte first collaborated in March 2023 to focus on the organisation’s team managers and coaching staff. The Berlin-based organisation has achieved several accolades across the esports scene in recent years, with the organisation recently being crowned LEC Winter split champions and securing qualification for Counter-Strike 2’s PGL Copenhagen Major taking place in March 2024.

Akolyte is no stranger to supporting esports organisations. In January 2024, it partnered with German esports organisation SPINEBUSTERS to optimise its team’s practising schedules and team coordination.

For G2 Esports, the extension of its Akolyte partnerships takes the total number of partners on its roster to 17. Alongside Akolyte, the organisation’s portfolio of partners includes Red Bull, audio streaming platform Spotify, and gambling company M88 Mansion, among others..

Julius Ylänne, Head of Esports at G2 Esports, spoke on the partnership extension: “Excited to kick off another year with Akolyte!

“It is important to keep providing our staff opportunities to step away from the day-to-day grind and reflect on their personal development, as well as offer possibilities for peer support.”

Jonno Nicholson
Jonno is a Freelance News Writer for Esports Insider and has been part of the ESI team since 2019! His interests include the rapid rise of sim racing and its impact on the wider industry.