Utah's finest intercollegiate debate team. Since 1922.

Weber State Debate

"The Val Browning Round Robin - The Oldest Collegiate Policy Debate Round Robin in the Western United States"


2017: Weber State University

Debaters: Kinsee Gaither & Misty Tippets

Coaches:  Omar G. Guevara II,  Ryan K. Cheek, Liz Dela Cruz

Coach of the Year:  Brian Manuel,  Stanford University


 

2016: University of Iowa

Debaters: Geo Liriano  & Brooke Kimbrough

Coaches:  Dr. David Hingstman,  Paul Bellus,  Gabe Murillo,  Kyle Vint

Coach of the Year:  LaToya Green,  California State University-Fullerton

 

  

2015: Wake Forest University

Debaters:  Joe LeDuc & Corinne Sugino

Coaches:  Dr. Jarrod Atchison, Justin Green, Ryan Wash

Coach of the Year:  Dr. Travis Cram,  University of Wyoming

 

 

2014: University of North Texas

Debaters:  Max Anderson & Brian Kersch

Coaches:   Dr. Brian Lain, Louie Petit, Andy Casey, Martin Osborn, Collin Roark 

Coach of the Year:  Dr. Kevin Kuswa,  Whitman College 

  

 

2013: University of Wyoming

Debaters:  Mary Marcum & Amy Pauli

Coaches:  Travis Cram, Mike Bausch, Sam Allen

Coach of the Year:  Dr. Adam Symonds, Arizona State

 

 

2010: University of Wyoming

Debaters: Mike Bausch & Kacey Ballard

Coaches:  Travis Cram, Ryan Cheek

Coach of the Year:  Scott Odekirk, Idaho State University

 

 

2009: University of Wyoming

Debaters: Jamie Piechura Cheek & Sam Allen

Coaches:  Matt Stannard, Chris Crowe, Ryan Cheek 

Coach of the Year:  Brian Schrader, Denver University

 

 

2008:   Idaho State University

Debaters: Paul Montreuil & Danielle Jennings

Coaches: Sarah Partlow-Lefevre, Scott Odekirk 

Coach of the Year: Dr. Sarah Partlow-Lefevre, Idaho State

 

 

2007: University of Wyoming

Debaters: Will Jensen & Travis Cram

Coaches: Matt Stannard, Seth Ellsworth, Chris Crowe

Coach of the Year:  Matt Stannard, University of Wyoming

 

 

2005:   University of Wyoming 

Debaters: Chris Crowe & Brian Delong

Coaches:  Matt Stannard, Eric Forslund

Coach of the Year:  Joseph Carver, Whitman College

 

 

2004:   Regis University

Debaters: John Rief & Brian Schrader

Coach: John Foy

Coach of the Year:  Shawn Whalen, San Francisco State

 

 

2003:    Weber State University

Debaters: Kellen McAffee & Scott Odekirk

Coaches:  Eric Mueller, Jan Hovden

 

 

2002:   California State University-Bakersfield

Debaters: Jason Giffard & David Wells

Coaches:  Omar G. Guevara II, Paul Loupe

 

 

2001:  Weber State University

Debaters: Zack Westerfield & Mike Zahller

Coaches:  Michael Bear Bryant, Eric Mueller

 

 

2000:  Arizona State University 

Debaters:  Justin Skarb, Serena Turley, Takis Makridis (closes out finals)

Coaches:  Jason Jarvis & Kristin Dybvig

Coach of the Year: Glen Frappier, Gonzaga University 

 

 

1999:  Arizona State University

Debaters:  Julie Sweet & Travis Kirchner

Coach: Steve Herro

 

 

1998:   Southern Illinois University

Debaters:  Joey Vuglia & Matt Moore

Coaches: Greg Simerly, Glen Frappier

 

 

1997:  Gonzaga University

Debaters:  Will Brewer & Ian McLoughlin

Coach:  Jamey Dumas

 

 

1996:    Southern Illinois University

Debaters:  Glen Frappier & Bill Shinn

Coach:  Greg Simerly, Yuri Kostun

 

 

1995:  University of Alaska

Debaters: Korry Harvey & Gabe Scott

Coach: Trond Jacobsen