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On an occasion of this kind it becomes more than a moral duty to speak one’s mind. It becomes a pleasure.

Oscar Wilde

Pennsylvania High School Speech League

Ray Shay

District #11 Chair


La Salle College High School
8605 Cheltenham Ave.
Wyndmoor, PA 19038-7199

Mr. Raymond Shay is the chair of PHSSL District #11. Ray is the Head Coach of the Speech and Debate Team at La Salle College High School, where he works as the school’s Director of Web Technology and teaches courses in the Computer Science and English Departments. Ray has coached PHSSL State Champions in Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Poetry; PHSSL State Runner-Ups in Policy Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, Parliamentary Debate, and Duo Interpretation of Literature; as well as numerous finalists and semifinalists. A former PHSSL competitor and PHSSL State Finalist in Extemporaneous Commentary, Ray is a graduate of La Salle and has been coaching at his alma mater since 2004. He assumed the position of Head Coach in 2005 replacing his coach, PHSSL Hall of Fame Inductee Brother Rene Sterner, FSC. In addition to chairing PHSSL District #11, Ray has served the forensics community as the President of the Philadelphia Catholic Forensics League and as a member of the National Forensics League Valley Forge District Committee.