Alumni

Here you will find what team alumni have been up to since leaving UNI, as well as the link to the UNISPAN Facebook group where team alumni are able to connect and keep up with the latest team news and events.

Team Alumni After UNI:


Michael Taylor
(2009-2013, Speech; 2013-2015, Graduate Student Speech)
Currently: Assistant Director of Forensics, University of Nebraska at Kearney

Scott Bredman
(2012-2014, Speech)
Currently: Adjunct instructor, University of Northern Iowa

Allie Chase
(2009-2012, Debate; 2012-2014, Graduate Student Debate)
Currently: Ph.D. Graduate Student, University of Kansas
Past: M.A. from University of Northern Iowa

Yaw Kyeremateng
(2008-2011, Speech; 2012-2014, Graduate Student Speech)
Currently: Director of Individual Events at Concordia University Irvine; Instructor/Speech Coach at East Los Angeles Community College
Past: M.A. from University of Northern Iowa

Zoe Russell
(2010-2014, Speech)

Currently: M.A. from Ball State University 

Sarah Taylor
(2011-2013, Graduate Student Speech)
Currently: instructor at James Madison University 
Past: M.A. from University of Northern Iowa

Mandy Paris
(2010-2013, Speech)

Currently: Assistant Coach at MSU Mankato
Past:MA from Minnesota State University, Mankato

Harrison Postler
(2009-2013, Speech)

Currently: Works at National Speech and Debate Association
Past: MA from George Mason University

Al Hiland
(2009-2012, Debate)
Currently: Graduate Student, University of Minnesota

Sade Barfield
(2009-2011, Graduate Student Speech)
Currently: Co-Director of Individual Events, University of Northern Iowa
Past: M.A. from University of Northern Iowa

Ian Hopkins
(2009-2011, Graduate Student Speech)
Currently: Doctoral Student, George Mason University
Past: Director of Forensics, Miami University of Ohio; M.A. from University of Northern Iowa

Chris Outzen
(2007-2011, Speech)
Currently: Director of Individual Events at Truman State University
Past: M.F.A. from Minnesota State University, Mankato

Rachelle Biderman
(Spring 2009, Graduate Student Speech)
Currently: Full-time Instructor at Hawkeye Community College
Past: M.A. from University of Northern Iowa

Rebecca Buel
(2006-2008, Graduate Student Speech)
Currently: Director of Forensics, Monmouth College
Past: Director of Individual Events, University of Northern Iowa; M.A. from University of Northern Iowa

Coltrane Carlson
(2003-2007, Speech)
Currently: News Director & Assistant Sports Director at 98.9FM KGRA Raccoon Valley Radio

Jessica Sauer
(2003-2007, Speech)
Currently: Proctor at U.S. Senate Sergeant of Arms
Past: M.A. from Georgetown University

Ryan McGeough
(2002-2005, Speech and Debate; 2005-2006 Graduate Student Speech)
Currently: Associate Professor, University of Northern Iowa
Past: Ph.D. from Louisiana State University; M.A. from University of Northern Iowa

Danielle Dick McGeough
(2000-2004, Speech)
Currently: Associate Professor, University of Northern Iowa
Past: Ph.D from Louisiana State University; M.A. from University of Northern Iowa

Sara Gronstal
(1999-2003, Speech)
Currently: Director of Forensics, Eastern Illinois University
Past: M.A. from Minnesota State University, Mankato

Nikki Vap Freeman
(1998-2002, Speech)
Currently: Assistant Director of Forensics, University of Central Missouri
Past: M.A. from University of Central Missouri

[More alumni updates coming soon.]

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UNISPAN:

Click here to request access to the University of Northern Iowa Speech Panthers Alumni Network Facebook group.