Isabelle JoyceSenior Coach City: Sydney, Australia Course List:
Bachelor of Nursing, University of Technology Sydney
Isabelle is an energetic, passionate and motivated coach who is recognised for her seamless ability to connect and interact with students. For a number of years, Isabelle represented her school, Wenona School in North Sydney, in the ISDA and Archdale debating tournaments. In addition to this, Isabelle and her team finished as a close runner-up in Schools Debating Network Competition, a prized accomplishment at such a young age. It was also during her formative school years that Isabelle developed a marked interest in public speaking, after competing and finding success in a number of regional competitions, including the AHIGS’ Festival of Speech.
Transitioning to UTS to study a Bachelor of Nursing, Isabelle represented her university in its top team at both the Australian Intervarsity Debating Championships and Australasian Wom*ns Debating Championships. Isabelle is also an active and integral member of the debating community, serving as President of the UTS Debating Society in 2021. She has coached students at a range of prestigious schools, including Sydney Boys High School, North Sydney Boys High School, Redlands and Cranbrook.
Isabelle also uses her passion for debating and public speaking to advocate for her patients in in her role as an Assistant in Nursing. In response to the Covid19 situation Isabelle worked as part of the Northern Sydney Covid19 Response team to deliver care to patients and administer tests to members of the public. She hopes to continue to foster both her passion for debating, and for nursing in the future.