Tim Moore, a former recipient of both the USCAA DII Coach of the Year award and the PSUAC Coach of the Year award, is entering his first year with the Carlow women's basketball program in 2017-18.
Prior to taking over the Celtics’ program, Moore spent 10 years coaching at
Penn State Beaver, including seven years as the Lions’ head coach.
In the 2016-17 season, Moore guided Penn State Beaver to the postseason,
where the Lions fell in the PSUAC semifinals to Penn State Hazleton and ended
their year with a 17-9 record, including a 12-2 mark in the PSUAC.
In 2015-16, Moore’s Lions captured their fourth consecutive PSUAC
Championship with a conference record of 13-1 (19-10 overall). The victory gave
them an automatic bid back to the USCAA Women's Basketball Division II
tournament where they fell to St. Joe's - Vermont in the semi-final
Additional accolades for Moore’s PSU Beaver teams included one Second Team
All-Conference player and three Honorable Mention All-Conference players, as
well as six Academic All-Conference players.
During Moore’s tenure at Penn State Beaver, the Lions won seven of 10
conference championships and, in 2014-15, they won the first national tournament
in the program's history. That also marked the first time any PSUAC school
has won a championship in the USCAA.
Moore now holds a career record of 112-65 overall, and he posted a 80-15
mark in the PSUAC as a head coach.
He is a 1996 graduate of Freedom High School, where he received
All-Tournament Team Selections in 1995 and 1996. He was captain of the Bulldogs
in 1996 and selected for the Quigley Classic All-Star Game.
From 1996-98, Moore was team captain for the Beaver campus Nittany Lions
basketball team under head coach Ken Fusina and, as a sophomore, he received
the Robert J. Miklos Memorial Award for leadership and accomplishments on and
off the court.
Moore began coaching in 2002 at Freedom High School where he was the assistant
coach for the boys' varsity team. In 2003, he became the assistant coach for
the varsity girls' basketball team at Monaca High School. He specialized at the
defensive end of the floor and helped his team to three WPIAL playoff
appearances, one PIAA state playoff appearance and a section title (2006) in
his three years as an assistant.
Later, he became head coach of the Monaca varsity girls' basketball team,
leading the team to two consecutive WPIAL appearances with an overall record of
18-27 and a section record of 15-9.
In addition, Moore has participated in the local AAU circuit. He was the head
coach of the Basketball Stars of America girls' 13U and 16U teams in 2008-09,
and in 2010, he joined legendary coach John Miller and his Drill 4 Skill AAU
organization. He has coached numerous basketball camps for Drill 4 Skill at
Slippery Rock University and La Roche College and has also conducted basketball
camps at Penn State Beaver and Robert Morris University.
Moore, an educator at PA Cyber, completed his master's degree in special
education from Slippery Rock University, where he also received his bachelor's
degree in elementary education.