The KQBA Board
Meet the current Board for the KQBA
Tyler began playing quizbowl at Glasgow High School and continued playing at the University of Kentucky. He served as UK's tournament director from 2014-2017, has co-directed Glasgow's Scottie tournament since 2014, and has written for and edited the Scottie question set since 2017.
Bryan started playing quizbowl at the Russell Independent School District and continued to play at the University of Louisville until graduation in 2014. After a short stint in graduate school, he has been involved as an assistant coach at both Johnson Central High School and Russell High School. He has been a KQBA board member since 2019.
Todd has been the academic team coach at Glasgow High School since 2011 and has worked with quiz bowl since that time. He has served in a leadership capacity with the KQBA since 2018 and hosts two Quiz Bowl tournaments each year, The Scottie and the Jesse Brown Small School Showcase. Todd's teams participate each year in multiple quiz bowl tournaments and usually travel to two national tournaments each year, The SSNCT and either the HSNCT or PACE
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Nick began playing quizbowl at Grayson County High School, co-founded the quizbowl team at Western Kentucky University in 2009, and was a member of the University of Louisville quizbowl team before attaining a doctoral degree in 2019. He also served as a volunteer assistant coach for Grayson County and advisor for the Gatton Academy during his time at WKU. He now works for the Louisville Free Public Library and NAQT.
April York served as the head coach at Woodford County High School from 2016-2019, and an assistant coach beforehand. She was on the academic team at Central Hardin High School back in the very early days of quizbowl in KY, and she is currently a math teacher at her alma mater.
Jason Thompson is That Guy with the Ponytail Who Reads at Just About Every Tournament™. He grew up competing in KAA (before they added the C!) in Bullitt County, and studied music at Transylvania University (BA, 2005), Ball State University (MM, 2007), and the University of Arizona (DMA, 2010). In 2011, Jason began coaching the academic team at Samuel V. Noe Middle School; during his tenure, Noe became one of the premiere middle school programs in the country, finishing in the top ten at the NAQT MSNCT three times. Jason became an NAQT writer and editor in 2013 and a member (co-owner) of NAQT in 2019.