Moore is in his fourth season as the head of the men’s basketball program.
directed the Panthers to their sixth straight Allegheny Mountain Collegiate
Conference Tournament appearance in 2013-14 with an overall record of 16-11,
and conference record of 11-7. The Panthers entered the tournament as the No. 4
seed and hosted the La Roche Redhawks in the opening round. Pitt-Bradford
defeated the Redhawks 73-66 in front of a packed house, earning them a trip to
face No. 1 seed Penn State Behrend.
Moore’s tutelage, junior point guard Keith Burgess ended the season 11 points
shy of joining the coveted 1,000-point club at Pitt-Bradford.
2012-13, during the final week of the season, they went 3-0 against conference
opponents, including a last-second victory over Medaille, to secure a spot in
the postseason. It was a remarkable feat considering the Panthers were never in
the final six spots for the tournament until the final day of the regular
got off to its best start in 21 years and eventually finished 13-13, an
improvement of three wins from the previous season. The team had a penchant for
coming back in games, twice rallying from deficits of more than 19 points to
eventually win in overtime. Sophomore Keith Burgess was named to the all-AMCC
team, and senior Tyler Ferguson was honored as the 2012-13 Pitt-Bradford Male
Athlete of the Year.
In his first season, Moore guided Pitt-Bradford to its fourth straight
appearance in the AMCC postseason tournament while earning 10 victories. The
Panthers led the league in free throw percentage and ranked ninth nationally.
The team finished sixth in the AMCC and two players were named all-conference.
Moore came to Pitt-Bradford from Albright College in Reading, Pa., where he was
an assistant coach from 2006-11, including the last two as associate head coach.
While at Albright, Moore helped guide the Lions to the 2010 Middle Atlantic
Commonwealth Conference championship, a berth into the national tournament and
a 99-57 overall record. He coached the 2009-10 MWCC Player of the Year and
served as the position coach for the 2008-09 MWCC Player of the Year and
Division III News All-American honoree.
The Lions posted 15 or more victories in five of the six seasons while Moore
was there. He also served as the men’s tennis coach.
Prior to joining Albright, Moore was an assistant at Misericordia University in
Dallas, Pa. from 2004-06 and helped direct the team to a postseason berth.
Moore was a two-time letter winner on the men’s basketball team at King’s
College from 2002-04. During his junior year, Moore led the Middle Atlantic
Freedom Conference in field goal percentage and three-point field goal
percentage, and led the Monarchs to consecutive postseason appearances. He was
also a member of the Middle Atlantic Corporation All-Academic team as well.
Moore graduated from King’s College in 2004 with a bachelor’s degree in
communications, and he earned a master’s degree in sport management from Drexel
University in 2010.
Moore currently resides in Bradford with his wife, Kristy, and their two
children Katie and Yung Ellis.