Moore had ten triumphant seasons as SHS Football Coach. He molded the program into one of the state’s finest. He won close to 80% of his football games with a record of 82-21-1. He was also a huge success as the girls’ basketball coach with a six straight 20 wins per season record.
He coached boys basketball for four years.
Jerry was an outstanding basketball player at Morris Harvey College and was All WVIAC for three years. He was 2nd team All American in the NAIA in 1963 and 1964. He was the Tourney MVP in 1963 and 1964. He was on the NAIA 1964 Olympic Team.
At SHS his football teams made the State Playoffs every year except 1982. He won four MidState Conference crowns and four sectional titles. He had two 11-0 undefeated seasons in 1979 and 1983. Many outstanding players, including the Jon Williams, were developed and molded under this strong motivator.