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Billie Moore

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Billie Moore

Class of 1999

  • Holds the distinction of being the first USA Olympic Women’s Basketball Coach, having served as head coach for the 1976 USA team, which earned a silver medal in Montreal
  • Compiled a 436-196 record in 24 years on the collegiate level, going 296-191 (.621 winning percentage) in 16 seasons at UCLA and 140-15 (.903 winning percentage) in eight years at Cal State Fullerton
  • Guided both schools to national championships with Cal State Fullerton earning a national title in 1970 and UCLA winning the AIAW National Championship in 1978
  • Retired from coaching following the 1992-93 season but continues to be actively involved in the sport as a consultant and instructor for a variety of teams, camps, and academies