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SEASON III

COACHING TEAM

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships."

 Michael Jordan

Meet the Season III Coaching Team

Head Coach Josh Brunty

Head Coach

Dr. Josh Brunty

Dr. Josh Brunty is an Associate Professor & Director of the Cyber Forensics & Security graduate program in the Department of Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Forensic Sciences at Marshall University in Huntington, WV. He also serves as the Research Lead for Marshall’s Institute of Cyber Security.

Prior to joining Marshall University in 2012, he served seven years as a Digital Forensics Examiner and Technical Leader within both state and federal government sectors. He has a Ph.D. in Information Technology (Middle Georgia State University), and B.A. and M.S. degrees in Criminal Justice and Criminology (Marshall University).

Since 2013, Josh has served as Faculty Advisor and coach of Marshall’s highly successful Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Team, competing in a number of CTF and RvB competitions. During his tenure as Marshall's coach, the team has taken top honors in a variety of cybersecurity competitions, including a first-place national championship finish in the National Cyber League (Spring 2020), and 4-straight Top Ten finishes (2018-2020). He has also served as a past mentor for various high school teams for the Air Force Association’s CyberPatriot Competition.

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