DYE Precision’s factory team, the Los Angeles Ironmen, one of the world’s most successful and iconic professional paintball teams, is proud to announce the new addition of 24-year-old Thomas Kim to the 2019 roster.
Originally from Spokane, Washington and now residing in DYE’s home base of sunny San Diego, California, Thomas Kim comes to the Ironmen entering his second pro season with hunger, drive and passion to get him acclimated into in the pro ranks fighting behind the Shield. With his youth, raw talent and a determined attitude, the Ironmen feel he will instantly bring strength to the team.
On joining the LA Ironmen, a team he grew up watching, Thomas Kim had this to say:
“I am honored to join an already well-established roster and represent the Shield - one the of most legendary teams in the history of professional paintball. I am excited to work with Todd Martinez and team to help bring championships back to the Shield.”
Coach Todd Martinez stated:
“Thomas Kim is entering his sophomore season with high expectations and unlimited upside. Thomas is young, focused and determined to be great. We put a high value on guys with great ability to communicate and lead by example. Thomas is one of those guys.”
Ironmen Team Manager, Billy Wing, added:
“Thomas Kim is the next big piece of the puzzle for the Ironmen's long-term goals of building a young, localized winning team. The Ironmen are lucky to pick up a great young talent like Kim early in his career. We are confident that our organization will be the perfect fit for Kim and we will enjoy his contributions to the team for many years to come.”
Eager to hit the field in 2019 head to toe in DYE Paintball’s collection of high end tournament gear, Thomas Kim added:
“To have the backing of such a powerhouse company such as DYE Paintball is truly something special. Not many players get the opportunity to have full support from a company that is deeply invested in every way. I am excited to be fully laced in DYE gear, shooting and wearing the best including the all-new DYE M3+ marker, the comfortable and innovative DYE i5 Goggle System, DYE Rotor R2 Loader, and much more.”