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.
Anthony Hamley has coached quizbowl at both the middle school and high school level, helping guide Hoover High School in Alabama to both Varsity and JV state championships. He currently also serves as Extended Essay coordinator for the Hoover High School International Baccalaureate program, and he is co-director of the University of Montevallo’s National Board Candidate Support Program. Anthony holds an MA in English from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and a BA in secondary education from Samford University.
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.
David Jones has been coaching quiz bowl at Northmont High School for fifteen years. Under his leadership, Northmont has won 7 state championships, 3 History Bowl state championships, and 2 History Bowl JV National Championships. David has served for almost a decade as a member of the Ohio Academic Competition Executive Committee and is the primary OAC format question writer in the state of Ohio, as well as writing for and organizing the NMMS set. David holds Masters degrees in Public Administration (Wright State University) and Education (University of Dayton).