Jasmine Stidham is a debate coach at Michigan State University. She was previously the Assistant Director of Debate at the Harvard-Westlake School in Los Angeles, CA for four years where her students broke various community records. Additionally, she served as an assistant coach at Dartmouth College for five years. In 2018, she graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma, where she debated for four years in college policy debate. As a high school coach, Jasmine has qualified dozens of students to the Tournament of Champions in Lincoln-Douglas and policy debate, including two TOC finalists in her first three years as a coach. Her students closed out the 2019 NDCA National Championship in LD, and won the Dukes & Bailey Cup in 2021. At the collegiate level, Jasmine helped coach Dartmouth to win the 2021 Copeland Award and the National Debate Tournament two years in a row. She is extremely active in the debate community; Jasmine is currently the youngest member on the National Debate Coaches Association Executive Board, and directs Girls Debate, an organization dedicated to highlighting issues facing gender minorities and providing free resources to the debate community.