Leslie Beard is the lovely and proud wife of college basketball coach, Chris Beard –who currently serves as the head coach of the Texas Tech Red Raiders.
Leslie’s husband was awarded with The Associated Press men’s basketball coach of the year. Born Christopher Michael Beard on February 18, 1973; the Georgia native began his career as a graduate assistant at Texas, subsequently joined Incarnate Word, Abilene Christian in 1996. He moved to North Texas the following year.
He eventually got his first head coaching job at Fort Scott CC in 1999. Prior to signing with Texas Tech in 2016, Coach Beard spent 19 days coaching the Runnin’ Rebels at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He also coached at a professional level for the South Carolina Warriors.
He’s been happily married to Leslie Beard for several years.
Leslie Beard was born Leslie Elizabeth Lederer on June 21, 1974. The 44-year-old is a Woodlands, Texas native who attended and graduated from McCullough High School.
It is not clear how she and Chris came to be but it’s believed the two met sometime in college. The couple became officially husband and wife on August 31, 1996, in Montgomery County, Texas.
Together they are the proud parents of three young children, daughters: Avery, Ella and Margo.
Leslie Beard isn’t too active in the coach’s wife role, instead the mom of three keeps busy doing her own thing. The dark haired stunner is the creator of SPACE By Leslie Beard –on her website she offers gift cards and fine jewelry.
Leslie also keeps an active social media feed, on Instagram she can be found as leslie.e.beard.