HOF Class of 2003

James William “Jim” Moore III

A graduate of Perry High School in Massillon, Ohio (1971)

Jim earned his B.S. from Kent State University in 1976. 

Graduate assistant in Athletic Training at Kent State 1976-77

Began his career as Teacher/Athletic Trainer at Fairmont East High School – 1977-83; continued teaching for Kettering City Schools and served as Athletic Trainer at the combined Fairmont High School –1985-88

Staff Athletic Trainer at St. Elizabeth/Franciscan Sports Medicine Center – 1988-2000

Staff Athletic Trainer at Kettering Sports Medicine Center – 2000-Present

Founding member of the Greater Dayton Athletic Trainers Association, later serving as its President

Founding member of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

Chair of first OATA Long and Short Term Goals Committee

SW District Representative – 1984-88

Photographer for OATA Annual Meetings

OATA Special Recognition Award for Photography -- 1999

Jim began as Adapted Physical Education Teacher in 1981, and continues in this position;
Special Olympics Coach for Kettering City Schools --1981-94;

Ohio Special Olympics Coach of the Year –1989

Jim resides in Kettering with his wife, Paula

Jim Moore Hall of Fame Interview Part 1

Interview Part 2



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