Welcome to the Members Section

Here you'll find information about the people who make up Virginia Mock Trial, including current competitors, coaches and advisors, and program alumni. Tryouts are held at the beginning of the school year each fall. If you're interested in becoming a member of our program, please visit the Join page.

Executive Board


Liam Fineman

Executive Vice-President

Deniz Tunceli

Vice-President of Administration

Raahema Durrani


Dan Peale

Tournament Director

Sabrina Grandhi

DeAnza Cook
Hometown:Lynchburg, VA
Occupation:Ph.D. student

DeAnza is originally from Lynchburg, Virginia. She was a four-year member of the program from 2013 until 2017 and was a competing member of the team that won VaMT’s third national championship in 2017. DeAnza won eight individual awards as both an attorney and as a witness, including being named an All-American Witness during her fourth year. Following graduation, DeAnza began a Ph.D. program in history at Harvard University.

View DeAnza's career individual awards by clicking here.