Jeff Moore

CEO of Moore Leadership, LLC

Jeff Moore helps organizations find top performers. At Texas, his teams beat the odds to win multiple National Championships.

During his 23 year career at the University of Texas, Jeff’s Longhorn Women’s Tennis Teams won 2 NCAA Championships, appeared in 2 NCAA finals, advanced to the Final Four 3 times, reached the Elite Eight 3 times, and won 18 conference titles. Jeff is a member of both the Longhorn Hall of Honor and the Texas Tennis Hall of Fame. He has been named National Coach of the Year and was Conference Coach of the Year 10 times. Jeff served as Chairperson of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tennis Committee and as a member of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s Board of Directors. Acknowledged as a prolific innovator, Jeff is a popular speaker and clinician.

Jeff started his coaching career directing the Women’s Basketball and Tennis programs at his alma mater, the University of Redlands. Before taking the reins at Texas, he coached the Men’s and Women’s Tennis Teams at the University of Colorado.

Jeff has coached boys’ basketball at the middle school and high school levels. He also has seven years of experience as a teacher and administrator in independent schools. Jeff and his wife Lucy reside in Austin, Texas. Tim (34), a dean, teacher, and coach at St. Andrews Episcopal School in Austin and Andy (29), who works for Main Street Hub, also in Austin.

Strive Together

Publication Date: October 2019

Strive together to build a championship team.

Do you want to build winning teams or championship teams?

Winning teams are results-obsessed. Any result will do no matter how low the
bar―whatever it takes to compare favorably with The Competition. These teams
are built from the outside-in. Decisions are made after asking questions like:

“How will this look?” “How will this feel?” and, most importantly, “How will we compare?”

Championship teams are driven by a purpose that transcends winning.

Champions don’t compare – they compete based on the origin of compete, ‘to strive together.’ Championship teams are built from the inside-out. Decisions are made after asking:

“Will this align with who we are?” and, most importantly, “Will this make us better?”

Today we live in a world of ambiguity. Young people are entering a workplace that
is increasingly disruptive and unpredictable. Seeking to work collaboratively is no
longer sufficient to meet this challenge. Simply “working together” was perfect
for Henry Ford’s assembly line. But in today’s rapid change economy “striving
together” is required because productivity and the ability to constantly innovate
have become the keys to success.

Winning teams are focused on competing externally. They are built to project a
certain image. Championship teams are built to innovate. They compete internally and create their own best practices – which prepares them for anything the competition throws at them!

In Strive Together, Jeff Moore provides business leaders with a framework for
building teams that achieve beyond expectations in a rapid change environment
and helps leaders in education understand how to prepare young people to thrive
in ambiguity!

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