Coaching Services

Even if you have the means to host a debate competition, Ad Astra Debate has offerings and services to make hosting your competition as stress free as possible.We’re here to keep the competition in Kansas debate with consultations, digital competition set up, curriculum development, auditing services, and more. 

The Ad Astra Debate League provides competitive debate coaches with the resources needed for a debate league of any size or funds to excel and thrive. Our goal is to maintain and grow speech and debate programs in partnership with local and state communities to keep Kansas debate competitive.

Curricular Resources and Pedagogy Development

Utilize resources developed by some of the most talented coaches in Kansas and nation as we work together to provide support for coaches and schools. Ad Astra Debate brings high quality educational resources to support both classroom and extra-curricular learning.We are credentialed, experienced, and have the knowledge to develop any learning program to help your program grow and thrive!

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Tournament Hosting Consultation

Need help transitioning to a virtual tournament management system? Contact us for a consultation to discuss technology needs, platform options, and tournament operations logistics. We will use our tournament management expertise to tailor a solution specific to your needs, and offer you the services and support to carry out the plan.


Zoom Room Management for Synchronous Speech & Debate Competition

Want to make tournament hosting a breeze? Consider hiring one of our Zoom Room Managers to run your synchronous speech & debate competition. A wealth of tournament hosting experience utilizing Zoom and Pre-tournament setup, pre-tournament technology checks, day of tournament operations, and consistent technology support for all the students, coaches, judges and school attending your competition.

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Coaching Workshops

Join us for community discussions and workshops that focus on the needs of Kansas coaches. Through innovative partnerships and support networks we will work to provide cutting edge strategies our community can use to work together as we evolve in the ever-changing times of Covid, and beyond.

Student Workshops

Supplement your instruction with free student workshops tailored to topic and skills development in both speech, debate, and theatre activities. This spring we are pleased to begin our lecture series in January with event specific experts who will work with students who want to learn basic and advanced methods of Congressional Debate and Extemporaneous Speaking. Workshops will be added throughout the spring to meet the needs of coaches and programs throughout Kansas.

Want to Sponsor a Student?

The Ad Astra Debate League is always looking for generous sponsors, mentors, and donors for scholarship and networking opportunities. We also offer many opportunities for students to compete in a number of debate events at the Collegiate level.