HK WSDC National Team: Applications Open + Coach Announcement

HKDSC is delighted to announce that Jason Xiao will be joining Harish and Tom in coaching the Hong Kong WSDC teams for 2022.

Janko Djordjevic will also join the Hong Kong coaching team as one of the coaches for the Development team.

For more information on trialing for the main Hong Kong WSDC team, or Hong Kong development team please see here. The application deadline is October 12, 2021.

To apply fill out this form:

If you have any questions please contact Harish Natarajan (

Jason Xiao

Jason Xiao is a graduate of the University of Oxford and a co-founder of Ethos Academy. During his time at the University of Oxford, Jason was a prolific debater, winning the World Universities Debating Championship, the HWS Round Robin, the LSE Open, and more.At the schools level, Jason was a WSDC finalist. In addition, Jason coached Team Canada from 2019-2021, where they respectively made the WSDC finals and won twice. In addition, Team Canada won over 10 other tournaments during that time, including Harvard World Schools, Oxford World Schools, Vancouver World Schools, and EurOpen.

Janko Djordjevic

Janko Đjorđević, of University of Belgrade, was a Worlds Universities Debating Championship finalist, the winner of Oxford IV, and finalist of Cambridge IV. As a judge, Janko was panelist of both World and European Debating Championships Grand Finals.He coached the University of Belgrade squad for 3 years and worked on various debating educational projects worldwide.

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