Matt Grindy Outstanding Graduate Student Coach Award

This award is intended to recognize both the pedagogical and competitive contributions to the growth and development of policy debate by graduate student coaches, who are balancing their obligations to their school work and that of their programs. The recipient needs to demonstrate excellence in graduate and professional obligations as well as their work as coaches.

Past Awardees

2021

Jylessa Hampton, University of Kansas

2020

Primavera Martinez, Fresno State University

2019

Kristiana Baez, University of Iowa

2018

George Lee, University of Oklahoma

2017

CV Vitolo-Haddad & Jordan Foley, University of Wisconsin

2016

Tommye Weddington, West Virginia University

2015

Max Bugrov, Fresno State

2014

Kurt Fifelski, University of Central Oklahoma

2013

Chris Thomas, Wake Forest University

2012

Scott Odekirk, Idaho State University

2011

Vince Binder, Florida State University

2010

Samantha Godbey, West Virginia University

2009

Theresa Perry, Sacramento State University

2008

Marissa Silber, University of Florida

2007

Matt Grindy, Florida State University