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 state championships in PF), NSDA Nationals, UIL State, as well as Grapevine, Colleyville Heritage, the Glenbrooks, St. Mark’s, Blake and Berkeley. He has taught at VBI, UNT, NDF, TDC, and NSD main session and TX and is excited for his second summer at NSD Philadelphia!