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LSU Shreveport Debate Coach Named Louisiana Coach of the Year

April 04, 2012

The Louisiana delegation of the Southern Forensic Championships recently named LSU Shreveport Director of Debate, Trey Gibson as the Louisiana "Coach of the Year" for 2011-2012.

Gibson stated, "I am humbled and deeply appreciate the honor. But, doing what I enjoy, coaching some of the best students, and getting to do it at LSUS is reward enough."

Gibson is a 1994 graduate of LSU Shreveport where he competed in debate under then coach, Mary Jarzabek. He rejoined LSUS in 2007 as the director of debate. He was named the Bradley S. Kemp Professor of Forensics & Debate in 2010 and has coached the team to numerous state, regional and national titles.

For more information about the team, please contact Trey Gibson at or (318) 797-5081.


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