Nicole Damian is currently pursuing a degree in finance and computer science. She was the Captain of Public Forum at Nova Debate High School this 2018. In her five year debate career she was ranked as high as 8th in the nation, she reached late elimination rounds at numerous tournaments including the Sunvitational and Cypress Bay Tradition, 15th at NSDA Nationals, and was a two time qualifier to the Tournament of Champions. She obtained 5 bids to the TOC over the course of her debate career.
Nicole is a seasoned coach and holds a passion for public forum, Nicole was an instructor at Harvard’s Summer Workshop for Public Forum for the last two years where she taught students from over 20 countries.
Currently, Nicole coaches Public Forum at Ransom Everglades in South Florida. In her tenure as coach, her students have championed novice divisions at Bluekey, Glenbrooks and the FFL State Tournament.
Her students in the varsity division have reached late elimination rounds at Bluekey, Yale, Sunvitational, Cypress Bay Tradition, FFL Varsity State Championships.
Over the last few years, Nicole has amassed over 1400 hours in coaching sessions with her students. Her passion for debate stems from her love of public speaking and politics. She hopes to see you all this summer!