Granbury ISD names Lamont Moore as Director of Athletics

Granbury ISD announced at the March 25 school board meeting that Lamont Moore has been appointed Director of Athletics, effective March 26, 2024. Moore comes to GISD from Waxahachie ISD where he was most recently the Head Track & Field Coach and has been a teacher, coach, and campus administrator in his career.

“I am incredibly grateful and extremely humbled for the opportunity to serve Granbury ISD and the Granbury community as Athletic Director,” Moore said. “I couldn’t be more thrilled to lead the athletic department and get involved with the community. I look forward to working with our great head coaches, providing a culture and commitment to athletic excellence, and a memorable student-athlete experience.”

As Director of Athletics, Moore oversees athletic programs at Granbury High School, Acton Middle School, and Granbury Middle School. He also supervises athletic facilities at all GISD campuses.

“Lamont Moore is an outstanding leader who comes highly regarded and recommended to Granbury ISD,” said GISD Superintendent Dr. Jeremy Glenn. “Coach Moore has an exceptional ability to foster relationships with student-athletes, coaches, and the community. He’s the perfect fit for us at Granbury and I look forward to watching our athletic department excel under his direction.”

Moore has been at Waxahachie for over six years where he served as Head Track & Field coach, and the assistant football coach from 2015-20 and the 2023-24 school year. From 2020-23, Moore joined Burleson High School where he was an Assistant Principal, Head Track & Field Coach, and Assistant Football Coach.

He began his coaching career at Coram Deo Academy in Flower Mound in 2010 and was later the Assistant Head Football Coach of the Home School Athletic Association in Richardson from 2013-15 before joining Waxahachie ISD.

Moore is a Waxahachie native and 1993 graduate. He was inducted in 2023 into the WHS Athletic Hall of Fame for leading WHS to the 1992 4A UIL Football State Championship as an All-American and the Dallas Morning News’ Metro Player of the Year. He went on to play football at Baylor University as a quarterback and wide receiver where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. He received a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Southwestern Assemblies of God University.

After college, Moore played professionally in the Arena Football League for nine years for the Dallas Desperados, New Orleans Voodoo and Orlando Predators, scoring over 25 touchdowns in his career. In 2019, Moore was awarded the Leadership Award from the Waxahachie Chamber of Commerce. He was also on the Ellis County Transformative Leadership Cabinet, which is a community leadership cabinet established for the purpose of making a positive impact on the lives of those living in Ellis County.

Moore takes over as Director of Athletics from Dwight Butler, who announced his retirement effective in June 2024 after 18 years at Granbury ISD.

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