Assistant Director of Forensics & Debate Coach at James Bowie High School in Austin, TX
When Brian Alford was a competitor in high school, he was a policy and extemp guy. While in college, he had a small company providing judges to tournaments and also consulting on the side. He has been judging speech and debate continuously since 1997. For the past three years, he has been the Debate Coach and Assistant Forensics Director at Bowie HS in Austin. His team competes in Public Forum, Congress, Lincoln-Douglas, Extemp, and Oratory. They have been well represented at NSDA Nationals and TFA State each year and have had success at national tournaments. Brian is passionate about debate and love teaching people how to make good, sound arguments and think critically.