Mark Bentley serves as the director of debate and instructor of communication arts. He earned a B.A. from Cedarville University and is currently working towards an M.A. in Communication. Mark worked in environmental remediation before coming to Cedarville to coach the Debate Team. He has been involved in debate since he was 15, competing through high school and college as a member of the Cedarville University Debate Team, and coaching college and high school debate since graduation. Mark met his wife Katie on the Cedarville Debate Team (not that he encourages that sort of behavior on the team) and they were married in 2005. Mark enjoys traveling with Katie, playing drums, all sorts of video games, and most anything outdoors.