Coaches: All Events
Specialty: Platform, Limited Preparation, Debate
Raul Ruano studied Philosophy and American Studies at California State University, Fullerton. Throughout his undergrad, he competed in Varsity Policy Debate, winning multiple awards, including: 1st place speaker, top-10 speaker finishes, and octo-final finishes in 2 National tournaments. He was also awarded All-American Debater at the national CEDA Policy Debate Tournament in 2018.
His training in performative-style argumentation fueled a passion for teaching others how to use Debate as a platform for refining civic leadership and critical thinking skills. Raul has trained and coached up many students to compete at a higher level in Limited Preparation and Debate events, as well as Platform speaking events.