Interviews @ the TOC

Daryl Burch

This interview was recorded on Day 2 of the 2012 TOC. Daryl Burch is the head coach of the Capitol Debate organization in Colombia, MD. He works with hundreds of students every season and has helped them have tremendous success on both the national and regional level. His teams have consistently cleared at many major national tournaments, including Emory, Harvard, and the Tournament of Champions. In addition, Daryl helped to coach Towson University to the Cross Examination Debate Association (CEDA) National Championship in 2008, and CEDA National Finals in 2009. Previously, as a coach at duPont Manual, his teams were the Harvard Invitational Champions, Harvard Round Robin Runners Up, Greenhill Round Robin Runners Up, Northwestern Jr. Round Robin Runners Up, Michigan Jr. Round Robin Champions and MBA semi-finalists. Daryl is one of the best people in debate. This interview covers a variety of topics including Daryl’s picks for who will win the 2012 TOC.

Download the interview by clicking this link (TOCteachDarylBurch2012) or use the audio player below.


Josh Gonzalez

This interview took place on day 2 of the 2012 TOC. Joshua Gonzalez is a Dean’s Graduate Fellow and PhD Student at the University of Iowa. Before Iowa, Josh was a Graduate Assistant at Wake Forest University, where he coached multiple NDT first-round bid teams, including the 2009 NDT finalists and semifinalists and quarterfinalists in 2010. Prior to Wake, Josh coached at Michigan State University, where he was a coach of the 2006 NDT champions. In addition to his college coaching experience, Josh coached for several years at Groves and Holland high schools in Michigan, qualifying multiple teams to the elimination rounds of the TOC and several Michigan state championships. Josh is a very helpful and attentive judge, a creative debate mind, and an overall great guy.

Download the interview by clicking this link (TOCteachJoshGonzalez) or use the audio player below.


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