Grace College graduate and former Lancers assistant basketball coach, Matt Moore, is profiled at the online news site, InkFreeNews, upon his appointment as head basketball coach at Warsaw (Ind.) Community High School. A portion of the story appears below. Click here to read the complete article.
Sense Of Community Is Important To Matt Moore
Sometimes the pull of being closer to family is enough to cause one to leave what may be a more lucrative job. So when Warsaw Community High School contacted Matt Moore about being the new boys basketball coach, “this was home, I have siblings living here and I could be close to my family,” Moore said.
Moore grew up in Columbia City and graduated from high school there in 1998, then went on to Grace College on an athletic scholarship where he was a four-year starter for the men’s basketball team. He had also been a four-year starter for the Columbia City Eagles boys basketball team.
Both his parents were teachers and he said he knew as far back as elementary school he wanted to be a coach. In 2002, Moore graduated from Grace with a degree in secondary education/business. Three years later in 2005, he earned a master’s degree in physical education from Ball State University.
His first teaching job was at Woodlan High School near Fort Wayne for one year and also during that time, he was an assistant basketball coach at Grace College. After Woodlan, Moore followed Al Rhodes, who had been the boys basketball coach at Warsaw, to Logansport High School to be the varsity assistant basketball coach for Rhodes.
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