Whitman Speech and Debate Coaches

LONGEST SERVING COACHES

1. Jim Hanson, 1992-continuing (21 years)

2. Dean McSloy, 1954-1969 (15 years)

3. Bob Withycombe, 1980-1993 (13 years)

4. John Ackley, 1934-1945 (11 years)

5. Remy Wilcox, 1969-1980 (11 years)

Note: English Professor William R. Davis served as DSR advisor for the team from 1913-1947 (35 years) but was not the director.

Longest serving assistant coach appears to be George Maquis off and on, 1911-1925 and maybe longer; Aaron Hardy, 2005-2012; J.P. Lacy, 1997-2001.

ASSISTANT COACHES 1990-PRESENT

2012-2013 Coaches

Policy: Alex Zendeh
Parli and IEs: Nigel Ramoz Leslie

Policy-Parli Assistant: Zach Tschida

2011-2012 Coaches

Policy: Aaron Hardy
Parli and IEs: Nigel Ramoz Leslie

Policy-Parli Assistant: Nick Griffin

2010-2011 Assistants
Policy: Aaron Hardy with Jimi Durkee
Parli and IEs: Nick Robinson with Lewis Silver

2009-2010 Assistants
Policy: Aaron Hardy with Jimi Durkee
Parli and IEs: Nick Robinson

2008-2009 Assistants
Policy: Aaron Hardy with Eric Chalfant
Parli and IEs: Mike Meredith

2007-2008 Assistants
Policy: Aaron Hardy with Ross Richendrfer
Parli and IEs: Rob Olsen

2006-2007 Assistants
Policy: Aaron Hardy with Thad Blank; help from Anjali Vats and Eric Suni
Parli and IEs: Rob Olsen with Interp Help from Steve Reed

2005-2006 Assistants
Policy: Aaron Hardy with help from Beth Schueler, Thad Blank, and Gaurav Reddy
Parli and IEs: Dave Guidry with Interp Help from Steve Reed

2004-2005 Assistants
Policy: Joe Carver with help from Thad Blank
Parli and IEs: Dave Guidry with Interp Help from Katie Imbeau

2003-2004 Assistants
Policy: Joe Carver with help from Thad Blank and Brian Simmonds
Parli and IEs: Brian Danielson with Interp Help from Katie Imbeau

2002-2003 Assistants
Policy: Brian Simmonds with help from Jessica Clarke
Parli and IEs: Brian Danielson with Interp Help from Katie Imbeau

2001-2002 Assistants
Policy: Brian Simmonds with help from Jessica Clarke and Sean Harris
Parli and IEs: Keola Whittaker

2000-2001 Assistants:
Policy: JP Lacy
Parli and IEs: David Kearney (2000), Geof Brodak (2000-01)

1999-2000 Assistants:
Policy: JP Lacy
Parli and IEs: Geof Brodak
Volunteer: Adam Symonds

1998-1999 Assistants:
Policy: JP Lacy
Parli-IEs: David Kearney
Volunteers: Becky Galentine, Dave Perry

1997-1998 Assistants:
Policy: JP Lacy
Parli-IEs: Diana Thomson
Volunteers: Becky Galentine, Ryan Hagemann

1996-1997 Assistants
Policy: Jared Phillips
Parli-IEs: Dan Lair
Volunteers: Becky Galentine, Ryan Hagemann, Loan Lam

1995-1996
Assistant: Natalie Yarwood
Volunteers: Jared Phillips, Loan Lam, Jennifer Becker

1994-1995
Assistant: Ryan Hagemann
Volunteer: Charlotte Smith

1993-1994
Volunteer: Charlotte Smith

1992-1993

There was no assistant 1992-1993. Bob and Jim served as co-directors.

1991-1992

Kevin Connally

1990-1991

Peter Messer