Leslie King Moore
Leslie King Moore is in her 1st year as Head Coach of George Washignton's newest sport, softball. King Moore comes to GW after serving as an assistant coach at Lock Haven University for the past two seasons (2000-02). During Moore's years on the LHU staff, the Lady Eagles posted a 53-36 (.596) record, including a 37-15 mark this season. The team earned a bid to the 2002 NCAA tournament, where it was runner-up in the North Atlantic Region.
A 1985 graduate of Cal State-Fullerton, King Moore was a four-year starter for the powerhouse Titans who competed in the College World Series three times, finishing second twice and third once. King Moore was named to the All-Conference Team three times and is a two-time member of the All-Regional Team. She also played for the National Champion ASA Team, the L.A. Diamonds, winning All-America honors. Following graduation with a bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology, King-Moore joined the USA National Team in 1985 for a tour of South Korea and China.
Following her stint with the USA National Team, King Moore moved to New Zealand in 1985 where she spent 15 years playing shortstop for the New Zealand National Team from 1987-2000. Her teams twice competed in the World Championships (winning silver in 1990) and also played in two Olympic Qualifying Tournaments. King-Moore was named New Zealand Player of the Year in 1990.
The San Diego native also is an accomplished soccer player. She captained the New Zealand National Soccer Team from 1987-1995 and played in the inaugural Women's World Cup in 1991 in China.
King Moore resides in Washington, D.C.