Ms. Emily Moore

Emily Moore
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Ms. Emily Moore's Biography

Type Of Business:
1) Tennis company 2) Educational services provider
Marketing Area:
International
Expertise:
Physical education; Youth development; Personal trainer; Photography; Writing; Politics; Black studies; Community activism; Event planning
Major Product/SVS:
1) Tennis instruction, athletic training, youth development, counseling, leadership training, sports consulting, event planning and community organizing 2) Elementary physical education
Favorite Business Publication:
Black Enterprise; Vanguard, Inc. Magazine; Inc. 500; Your Business; Tennis Magazine
Hobbies/Sports:
Reading; Chess; Writing; Photography
Education Degrees:
Honorary Doctorate, Morgan State University (2015); MS in Education and Counseling, Hofstra University (1972); BS in Physical Education, Morgan State University (1965)
Affiliations Awards:
Golden Life Member, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.; Lifetime Member, National Council of Negro Women; National Association for Female Executives; Lifetime Member, The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc.; United States Tennis Association; Lifetime Member, American Tennis Association; National Board, Second Vice-President Emeritus, American Tennis Association; Lifetime Member, National Action Network; Silver Life Member, NAACP; Southern Poverty Law Center; The Salvation Army; National Museum of African American History and Culture; Arts in Motion; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Place of Birth:
East Meadow
Industry:
Physical Education
State/Country of Origin:
NY/USA
Date of Distinction:
4/10/2007
Work History:
Physical Education Teacher, Ulysses Byas Elementary School, Roosevelt, NY; Coach, Varsity Boys & Girls Tennis, Roosevelt, NY
What do you feel separates you from the rest of the professionals in your industry?:
Ms. Moore believes in discipline, self-control and hard work. She demonstrates by example and addresses all incorrect issues.
What has been the most outstanding thing you have done thus far in your career?:
Her greatest achievement has been her community work.
Throughout the duration of your career, what was the one highlight that stood out the most?:
The highlight of Ms. Moore's career is that she is grateful to have been born a humble spirit that attracted more people to her than it turned away.
Number Of Years In Profession:
53
Number Of Years In Current Position:
53
What Does He/She Attribute Success To:
Ms. Moore attributes her success to her mother's words as a young child when she told her to "do your best." She took those words to mean to be consistent, to be disciplined, to exercise self-control, and to work hard in everything she does.
Why did you become involved in your profession or industry?:
Ms. Moore became involved in her profession because she discovered that she had a natural ability to be successful in team sports. She said that she found that "the team spirit carried over to my individual endeavors setting an uncompromising standard of excellence. In every game, you meet on the field with an expectation of fair play. When I learned that in the game of life not everyone was treated fairly, I set out to demand fairness by speaking out against inequality and injustice whenever I saw it around me."
Extended Bio Profile:
Ms. Moore was the first of 11 students at Morgan State University to be arrested for refusing to leave a segregated movie theater. Dr. Martin Luther King made a trip to the college to encourage her and her colleagues. She served in Nigeria as a Peace Corp volunteer, organized The Friends of SNCC in Paris, and served with Queen Mother Moore for three years in a delegation touring the United States and Tanzania. In 1975, Ms. Moore founded the Alliance Junior Tennis Development Program to introduce tennis to children who wouldn't otherwise be exposed. She effectively uses tennis to encourage structure and discipline within children. Most of these children have been afforded opportunities to attend college on tennis scholarships. Her efforts were lauded by the late Arthur Ashe and Althea Gibson. She currently teaches at Ulysse Byass Elementary School, located within the Roosevelt School District.

She published a book of poetry titled, "Just Like It Is." Ms. Moore's mentor is Dr. Dorothy Heights, President of Delta Sigma Theta, with whom she met each year before Dr. Heights passed. In 1972, she traveled to Puerto Rico with Dr. Height visiting schools, prisons, museums, libraries.

Alliance Junior Tennis Camp mission is "to continue to be the vehicle through which we teach discipline, self control and academic excellence to our young people. We proudly report that our program has afforded many youngsters full tennis scholarships and produced graduates from some of the nation's most prestigious colleges and universities. In addition to teaching the techniques of tennis, the program also offers leadership training, empowerment workshops, field trips, tournament match play as well as cognitive development activities like chess and other activities."

in 1965, Ms. Moore, as a Peace Corp volunteer, visiting Nigeria and was present though 3 military coups in the Civil War and was evacuated on a barge for three days.

In 2010 Ms. Moore was an Ambassador in the People to People Program. She is currently raising funds to build a school in Haiti.
Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Developing curriculum; Promoting awareness of services; Fundraising; Introducing basics of the game; Emphasizing stroke production and the technical aspects of the swing in an effort to teach sound fundamentals from the ground up; Introducing the basic strategies of the game; Explaining point progression, court positioning, patterns and sequences, percentage plays and live ball drill work; Enhancing participants skills through repetition, ball feeding drills, live ball situations and competitive match play; Teaching fundamentals of popular team sports, sportsmanship and respective etiquette of these games; Developing innovative curriculum to instruct students, small groups and classes of 30; Using conventional methods and resources to educate student in grammar, spelling and mathematics; Training students on stroke fundamentals; Focusing on the strategic and competitive aspects of the game; Emphasizing point progression, court positioning, patterns, and sequences, percentage plays, and live ball drill work
Education Certifications:
Certified in K-12 Physical Education, State of New York
Awards/Honors:
Women of Distinction Award, Nassau County (2015); Summer Appreciation Award, Alliance Junior Tennis Development Program, Roosevelt, NY; Outstanding Citizen Contribution To Improve Education, Martin Luther King Junior Annual Honors and Awards Program, Roosevelt, NY; Dedication Award, Harlem Junior Tennis, Harlem, NY; Tennis Development Award, The Black Tennis & Sports Foundation, New York, NY; Honoree, Ulysses Byas Elementary School, Roosevelt, NY; Perfect Attendance Award, Police Activity League, Roosevelt, NY; Building for Tomorrow Award; Arthur Ashe Multicultural Enhancement Award, United States Tennis Association; Outstanding Youth Advocate Award, Eastern Section, Long Island Region, Long Island Youth Foundation, Freeport, NY; Arthur Ashe/Coaches Award; Named NY Woman of the Year, Sisters In The Struggle, Roosevelt, NY; Woman of Excellence Award, National Action Network, Harlem, NY
Where Will You Be In 5 Years:
In five years, Ms. Moore hopes for the continued growth of her business.
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