Shannon R. Rote, Director of Forensics- Head CoachI have been coaching Speech and Debate since 1998, with one year away when I taught in North Carolina. I have been the head coach since 2007 when I took over for retired teacher and head coach, Alice Rote. I am a 1994 graduate of Chippewa High School. I earned my Bachelors degree in Communications and my Master's degree in Instructional Technology from The University of Akron. I am a Title I at our Middle School. When I am not coaching or teaching at the middle school, I am a commercial pilot of Hot-air balloons.I will practice with any student that wants to come in.For questions regarding the team please email me at Shannon.Rote@Copley-Fairlawn.org.Chris Delozier, Debate CoachContact information: email@example.comAlice Rote, Emeritus CoachI am the former Head Coach of the Speech and Debate team. I was an English teacher at Copley High School for thirty-five years. I started coaching at Copley in 1979-80. I competed in Speech in high school and was a national champion in college. In 1999, I was inducted into the Ohio High School Speech League's Coaches Hall of Fame. I am the extemp coach and will help any student who might need my assistance. When I am not coaching, I am an advisor for student teachers at Kent State. I enjoy reading and playing with my grandson, Zach.