Jay Rye

Speech and Debate Coach at the Montgomery Academy

Camp Instructor

Jay Rye has been involved with Speech & Debate since 1985 as a high school competitor, collegiate competitor, and since 1991 as a coach in Alabama. He has coached over 150 students to the NSDA National Tournament, including the 2006 National Champion in Dramatic Interpretation. Jay has coached 148 individual state champions since 1994. He is an inducted member in the Alabama Speech & Debate Coaches Hall of Fame as well as the National Speech & Debate Coaches Hall of Fame. He has been working at summer camps for Speech & Debate since 2004 and this is his 8th summer with Capitol Debate.