Chance Sturup | Head coach
Chance Sturup is an Associate at Cromer Babb Porter & Hicks, LLC where he specializes in plaintiff's labor and employment law. A recent graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Law, he brings us his experience from competing on one of the top-ranked trial teams in the country. After serving as President and Captain for our friends over at Alabama Mock Trial as an undergrad, Chance moved to Columbia and brought his passion for mock trial to the Gamecocks. In his first year coaching, we earned our first B Team bid to ORCS, and first A Team bid to Nationals. Coincidence? We think not...
Mark Brown | Faculty Advisor
Mark Brown is the Associate Director of Pre-Professional Advising and a pre-law adviser at the University of South Carolina. He also teaches undergraduate courses each semester in criminal justice and criminology. Before going into education, Mr. Brown worked as a criminal defense attorney.
The UofSC Mock Trial Program is always looking for qualified coaches. Our members are talented, driven, and passionate about trial advocacy, but a more experienced eye can be invaluable to our success. If you have sufficient experience with the law and/or mock trial, and you'd like to help, please contact us!