About Mr. Hamilton

It is an honor to be a faculty member at Canfield High School!  As a graduate of CHS (2001), I am highly invested in both the Canfield Community and Canfield Local Schools.

The 2018-2019 school year is my 14th year teaching and coaching (Speech & Debate) at CHS.

Additional information about me is provided below.


Current Contracted Positions Held at Canfield High School
  • Mathematics Teacher
    May 2005 - Current

  • Director of Speech & Debate
    November 2006 - Current

Additional Professional Responsibilities
  • Ohio Speech and Debate Association (OSDA)
    Formerly Ohio High School Speech League (OHSSL)

    • Member - OSDA Board of Directors
      September 2013 - Current

      • Chair - OSDA Board of Directors
        May 2017 - Current

      • Secretary - OSDA Board of Directors
        May 2014 - May 2017

    • Webmaster - OSDA
      September 2013 - Current

    • Member - OSDA Youngstown District Committee
      May 2009 - Current

      • Co-Chair - OSDA Youngstown District Committee
        May 2017 - Current

      • Chair - OSDA Youngstown District Committee
        May 2013 - May 2017

  • National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA)

    • Member - NSDA Northern Ohio District Committee
      April 2011 - Current

Additional Activities
  • Public Address Announcer - Canfield Varsity Boys Basketball
    November 2012 - Current

  • AP Calculus BC Facilitator
    March 2006 - Current

Degrees Earned
  • Master of Science in Mathematics
    Youngstown State University - August 2010

  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics - Honors Diploma
    Youngstown State University - Summa Cum Laude - May 2005

  • Bachelor of Science in Education - Integrated Mathematics (7-12) Licensure
    Youngstown State University - Summa Cum Laude - May 2005

Additional Graduate-Level Coursework
  • Multiple Schools
    50 Semester Hours - Education, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics

Accomplishments and Recognition
NSDA: National Speech & Debate Association
OSDA: Ohio Speech & Debate Association
  • Director of OSDA State Champion Speech & Debate Team (1 Time) - 2013

  • Director of OSDA State Runners-Up Speech & Debate Team (2 Times) - 2011, 2012

  • Director of a NSDA "Top 100" Program (9 Times) - 2007-2008; 2010-2018

  • Director of a OSDA "Top 10" Program (9 Times) - 2009-2015, 2017, 2019

  • Director of a NSDA "Debate School of Excellence" (2 Times) - 2017, 2018

  • NSDA Distinguished Service Award

    • Bronze Plaque - February 2019

    • Gold Key - April 2017

  • NSDA Diamond Coach Award

    • Second Diamond - December 2016

    • First Diamond - December 2011

  • NSDA "District Coach of the Year" Award - February 2019

  • Keynote Speaker - Canfield PTO's Academic Awards Banquet (May 2015)

  • Co-Host of OSDA's State Tournament (2 Times) - 2013, 2015

  • Rotary Club of Canfield's "Service Above Self" Award - May 2013

  • Mayor of Canfield's "Jeremy Hamilton Day" - May 3, 2013

  • WFMJ Class Act Award