By: Cory Hogue, LoneStarSportsDaily.com
The Houston Baptist football team announced the addition of two assistant football coaches with ties to the state of Texas on Tuesday as Cedric Cormier is the Huskies inside receivers coach and Issac Mooring takes over as defensive line coach.
Cormier returns to Texas after spending the past 10 seasons as the recruiting coordinator and wide receivers coach at UNLV.
Prior to UNLV, Cormier was the wide receivers coach at Miami (Ohio) in 2009 after a stint as receivers coach at Montana. He has also been an assistant coach at Baytown Lee High School in Texas for two years and began his coaching career at Channelview High School.
Cormier is a native of Houston and was a four-year letterman at Colorado where he earned his bachelor’s degree in communications in 2002. He has a daughter, Danielle, and a son, Deon, who is a redshirt sophomore wide receiver at McNeese State.
Mooring comes to HBU following a one-year stint as running backs coach at NCAA Division II Grand Valley State.
Prior to his year at GVSU, Mooring was the defensive line coach for two seasons at Texas State. He has also spent one year as an assistant coach at North Greenville after one season at Gardner-Webb and four years at North Carolina Wesleyan.
Mooring played college football at North Carolina where he was a four-year letterman and two-year starter at defensive tackle. He and his wife, Quanza, have five children – Sydnei, Trey, C.J., Isaiah and Daniel Jeremiah.