John returned to Dartmouth Debate as Director in the Fall of 2015. As a student debating at Dartmouth he reached the CEDA National Semifinals and received a First Round At-Large Bid to the National Debate Tournament. While coaching for Dartmouth as an assistant from 2003-2009, John helped teams reach the finals of the National Debate Tournament and three Cross-Examination Debate Association National tournament finals. During his tenure four teams received top-five First Round bids to the National Debate Tournament. John received an MA in Communication Studies from the University of Georgia. Previously, John worked as the Associate Director of Debate at Emory University’s Barkley Forum Center for Debate Education.