Memorial for Alfred “Tuna” Snider

A memorial for Alfred “Tuna” Snider, the Coach of Team USA who died in December, will be held at 4pm EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) tomorrow, the 29th April.  His many friends, colleagues and students around the world can watch a live stream of the memorial.


Live music: Bobby Hackney, A Band Called Death, Lambsbread


William Falls
Professor, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Video “Until We Meet Again…”

Charlie Chafer
Chief Executive Officer, Space Services Holdings, Inc.

Scott Wunn
Executive Director of the National Speech & Debate Association.

Video “Traveling globally for debate to make a world a better place”

Guohong Xu
Head of Department of Rhetoric and Communication, School of Foreign Languages, Beihang University, Beijing, China.

Video “Stop Complaining and Start Producing!”

Becca White
‘15, former LDU team president. Current solar power organizer and Vice chair of Select Board, Hartford, VT.

John Meany
Director of Forensics at Claremont McKenna College.


Live music: Bobby Hackney

One day I shall come back. Yes, I shall come back. Until then, there must be no regrets, no tears, no anxieties. Just go forward in all of your beliefs and prove to me that I am not mistaken in mine.”

– the Doctor, Season 2, Episode 9, “Flashpoint”, 26 December, 1964

Our thoughts are with Tuna’s family and friends, especially his wife Bojana Skrt, and we hope tomorrow is a warm send-off for a remarkable man.


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