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Infobox Player
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Background Information
Name: Chad Smeltz
Team: Phoenix1
Country: United States USA
Birthday: July 3, 1991 (1991-07-03) (age 26)
Role: Manager
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Social Media and Links
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Team History
May 2015 - Oct 2015
T8logo std.png Team 8
Oct 2015 - Nov 2015
IMTlogo std.png Immortals
Nov 2015 - Jun 2016
NRGlogo std.png NRG eSports
Jun 2016 - Present
P1logo std.png Phoenix1

Chad "HISTORY TEACHER" Smeltz is the general manager for Phoenix 1.


Chad "HISTORY TEACHER" Smeltz is from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in the United States. He became well known in the League of Legends community as a streamer who would give out history facts on stream; his ID comes from the fact that he wanted to become a history teacher at the beginning of college, and he has taught 10th and 12th grade United States history and government.

2015 Season

In April 2015, when Counter Logic Gaming announced that they were opening up applications for a new head coach to replace scarra to the community, HISTORY TEACHER expressed interest in the position.[1] However, he instead became the head coach for Team 8 going into the NA LCS Summer Split.[2]

2016 Preseason

In October 2015, Immortals was announced as the new brand of Team 8.[3]


  • Favorite game is Super Mario RPG for the SNES.
  • Enjoys serenading people with Disney songs.
  • Has worked as a teacher, bartender, bouncer, and fine dining server.
  • Hobbies include reading, doing completion runs of video games, playing volleyball, and exploring new cities.


As a Coach

  • 2015
Date Event Result
2015-09-06 2016 NA LCS Spring Promotion Qualified.png Team 8 T8logo std.png 3 : 1 IMGlogo std.png Team Imagine


External Links


  1. History Teacher explains why he'd be a good coach for CLG. youtube.com
  2. Team 8 Welcomes History Teacher and Nien team-8.net
  3. Gaming, Tech, Media & Sports Executives Launch eSports Franchise “Immortals” twitlonger.com