Meet The Coaches

AHS/SILSA Speech & Debate Team Coaches

We are currently working on new biographies for the list of 2023-2024 coaches.

More information and will be added soon.

Keith Pittman

Head Speech and Debate Coach,
Asheville High School & School of Inquiry and Life Sciences at Asheville (SILSA)
Carolina West NSDA Chair
Tarheel Forensic League Executive Committee
CFL of Charlotte Board of Directors


Nick “Monte” Montecalvo

Public Forum Coach


Kristy Decker

Lincoln Douglas Coach


Phoenix Swedlund

Speech Coach