About the League

Representing the entire West Coast of Florida, from the Panhandle to Naples, FGCCFL is a high school speech and debate league preparing students for the challenges inherent in competitive interscholastic forensics. Hosting several local tournaments as well as a Grand Finals Qualifier for the NCFL National Tournament, FGCCFL strives for excellence in academics and youth sportsmanship.

Who’s Who

Executive Committee

  • President: Dr. Terri St. John (head coach, Sarasota High School)
  • First Vice-President/Tournament Coordinator: Paul Jannereth (head coach, Carrollwood Day School)
  • Second Vice-President: Brittney Acerra (head coach, Newsome High School)
  • Secretary: Jennifer Bell (head coach, Wharton High School)
  • Treasurer: Jaime Meyer (head coach, Academy of the Holy Names)

League Staff


Governing & Supporting Documents

Meeting Minutes & Agendas

NCFL Updates

  • 2018 Fall Meeting: Notes