Ty Moore joined the Quakers' staff and started his college coaching career in January 2019. He enjoyed a stellar amateur career that started as a boy in Santa Ana, California, where he played for Mater Dei High School. While there, Moore was named the 2012 Gatorade Player of the Year and California State Player of the Year. A two-time California Interscholastic Federation Player and Pitcher of the Year, he was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 25th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball (MLB) Draft but opted to attend the University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA).
Moore, an outfielder, was a 2015 First Team All-Pac-12 selection and helped UCLA to the 2013 NCAA Division I College World Series title. Moore concluded his college career with a .305 batting average in 145 games over three seasons with the Bruins. He led the team in batting (.342) and RBI (51) as a junior. During the summer of 2012, Moore played on the West Coast Summer League champion Wenatchee Applesox and was named to the league’s all-star team. In 2014, he was a Cape Cod League All-Star for the Chatham Anglers.
After his successful collegiate career, Moore was drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 12th round of the 2015 MLB Draft. Moore left UCLA after three years to join the Pirates’ organization. He was New York-Penn League All-Star with the West Virginia Black Bears and helped the team win the 2015 league title. Moore also played in the 2017 South Atlantic League All-Star Game as a member of the West Virginia Power and was named the game's Defensive Most Valuable Player. Moore concluded his professional career in 2018 with the Frontier League's Schaumburg Boomers. He hit .305 for the Boomers, and retired from professional baseball with a career .280 average.
Moore, who is finishing his political science degree from UCLA, lives in Greensboro with wife, Sierra.