Griffith Vertican, Esq is a licensed attorney in California and head coach of the VALOR Speech and Debate club. He coached the 2013 Parli Debate NITOC National Champions and his team was ranked #1 in Team Policy debate for 2013. He himself is a National Debate champion winning the 2007 NPDA national championship with a perfect 14-0 record. He has served on the Stoa debate committee for 4yrs and is going on his 7th year as a head coach. He is also the Director of the annual National NIHD Homeschool Debate Camp.