Lekeisha (Lawson) Moore
Lekeisha (Lawson) Moore


Lekeisha (Lawson) Moore is entering her third season as an assistant coach with the CMS track and field teams in 2023-24, where she works primarily with the sprinters. 

Moore was named the USTFCCCA Men's Track and Field West Region Assistant Coach of the Year in 2023, after having a key role in the performance of the CMS sprinters. In particular, Christian Campbell was the SCIAC Track Athlete of the Year after setting SCIAC records in the 100 and the 200, breaking CMS standards that had stood for 35 years. The Stags also broke school records in the 4x100 and 4x400 relays, with the 4x4 team recording the fourth-fastest time in Division III history at the NCAA Championships to earn second place. 

A standout athlete in her own right, Moore has had an accomplished career as a sprinter, representing the USA in the World Indoor Championships, and earning three medals (two silver, one bronze). She had a top-five world ranking in the 60 meters on multiple occasions, and earned a personal-best time of 7.09 seconds. 

In addition, Moore twice competed in the Outdoor Olympic Trails in 2012 and 2016 and was a bronze medalist at the 2014 USA National Championships. She consistently ranked in the top 10 in the USA in the 100 meters and 200 meters, earning personal bests of 11.06 seconds in the 100 and 22.75 in the 200. She is one of only a few USA female sprinters to win medals in indoor and outdoor track in the same season.  

As a relay member, Moore still holds the record at the World Athletics Relays in the 4x100 (41.88), which she anchored in 2014. She was also a 4x100 gold medalist at the NACAC World Championships and the Pan-Am World Championships in 2015, and was sponsored by Adidas for most of her nine-year career for USA Track and Field. 

Moore coached with CYP Training and helped put multiple high school athletes in state meets, as well as contributing to scholarships earned by most of the athletes involved in the CYP sprint group over her six seasons. She also served as the head coach at Glendora and Bonita High Schools, coaching top sprint teams through CIF Championships. 

Moore graduated from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas with a degree in journalism in 2009, and is a native of Victorville, California. Her husband, Carlos Moore, is a former Workd and National Junior Championship sprinter for USA Track and Field.