Eric Huff coached quizbowl at Dorman High School in South Carolina for more than a decade, during which time he led the team to multiple top-10 national finishes and the 2003 National Championship. He is an experienced tournament director and has spoken at numerous quizbowl events and coaching conferences. Eric is the recipient of the 2009 Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Award and competed briefly on Jeopardy! (he didn't win). Eric holds an MA in History and in Education from Converse College.
Joshua Rutsky has been coaching quizbowl at Hoover High School in Alabama for more than a decade. Under his leadership, Hoover has won 7 state titles and has advanced to the top-25 of the HSNCT on three separate occasions. In 2015, he received the Benjamin Cooper Academic Ambassador Award from PACE and has served as President of the Alabama Scholastic Competition Association multiple times. Joshua holds an MA in English and in Education from the University of Virginia and is the author of the textbook Beyond the Bard.