Michael Leibig is a stay-at-home, homeschooling dad. He is the father of four children, all of them homeschooled since first grade. He is a proud affiliate of the NCFCA, the National Christian Forensics and Communication Association, an organization dedicated to helping students gain the communication skills needed to become better advocates and messengers for Christ. In addition to assisting with organizing regional and national speech and debate events, Michael is also the coach of a Twin Cities NCFCA affiliated club, Metro Edge Debate and Speech Club. He has coached debate for five years and speech for three years. He enjoys working with students to see them improve in both their analytical and public speaking skills. Michael holds a B.S. in Physics from Purdue University and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Chicago. Besides this academic training, he has also been involved in theater in high school, college, grad school, community theater and has even staged a play in his backyard.