John debated for four years at Arlington HS in the DFW area and graduated in 2011. Coming from a small program, John reached elimination rounds at Colleyville Heritage, Grapevine, and TFA State. Since graduating John has coached LD and PF for Coppell HS and Colleyville Heritage HS. His students have reached elimination rounds at TFA State (including two championships in PF), NSDA Nationals, UIL State, as well as Grapevine, Colleyville Heritage, the Glenbrooks, St. Mark’s, Blake and Berkeley. He has taught Lincoln-Douglas at VBI, UNT, NDF, TDC, and NSD. And now he is thrilled for his first summer here at ISD!