Leon Barmore (born June 3, 1944, in Ruston, Louisiana) is a college women's basketball coach. He coached at Louisiana Tech University from 1985 to 2002. Upon his retirement his .869 winning percentage was the best in women's basketball history.
Barmore led Tech to 20 straight winning seasons, including an amazing 13 30-plus win campaigns while also coaching the Lady Techsters to 20 straight NCAA Tournaments, nine Final Fours, five national championship games and the 1988 national title. When Barmore coached Tech to a 31-5 mark in 2000-01, he became the first coach in Division I college basketball history to record six straight 30-plus win seasons.
Barmore, who coached Tech to 13 regular season titles in 15 years as a member of the American South, Sun Belt or Western Athletic conferences, has coached 12 Kodak All-Americans, 14 players who have been selected in the WNBA Draft, and 37 first team all-conference selections.