Bill Moore is a father, teacher, and coach. He was born in Pittsburgh, grew up in New Jersey, and pursued his undergraduate and graduate degrees in New England. He is a long time resident of the Springfield, Massachusetts area where he met his wife and where all four of his children were born. He has coached football at each of the collegiate levels and has coached basketball, lacrosse and football at the high school level. He authored this book prior to his final season as the football coach at Westfield High School. During that final season his team reached the district finals for the third time during his tenure and won awards for sportsmanship at the district and state level.