Glen C. Moore was the first African American to be an assistant coach for the Penn State men’s fencing team. In 1980 Moore was selected to be a referee in the NCAA Fencing championships at Penn State. Moore received his undergraduate degree at the State University of New York College at Oswego. He graduated from Penn State in 1980 with a Master’s degree in Public Administration.
The University nominated Moore to take part in the Presidential Management Fellowship program. He was selected to participate and spent three years working in various Federal departments.In 1998, Moore retired from the United States Department of Defense after twenty years as a member of the Senior Executive Service.
Glen C. Moore is important because he shows that success comes in all forms. Not just a teacher in the classroom but in a lesser popular sport such as fencing and to be successful at that. Later having further success after leaving Penn State and working for the government.