Sal tinajero jr.
Coach Sal Jr.
Coaches: Platform and Interpretation
Specialty: Platform, Limited Preparation
Sal Tinajero is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and a graduate student at University of San Francisco. He has 11 years of experience with Speech and Debate as a competitor, and has coached since 2016. In that time, he has won multiple awards on the State and National levels as well as worked with students to reach the final rounds at National tournaments. He works predominantly with Interpretation events, but also specializes in Platform Speaking.
In addition to his experience in Forensics, he is a published author. He has been published in Evocations Review, Zephyrus Magazine, and in Zimbell Publishing House's Secrets in the Water Anthology. He was also commended by the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation in their Writers of Tomorrow series.
As a coach, he hopes to foster a safe space for students to develop as speakers and as people.