Bill Curtis
Bill Curtis
Title: Director of Athletic Development
Phone: 414.443.8546
Year: 8th
Alma Mater: UW-Milwaukee 1980

Bill Curtis is in his seventh season as head softball coach at Wisconsin Lutheran College. Curtis was named the program's ninth head coach in May 2011. He also serves the college as Director of Athletic Development.

Under Curtis' leadership, the Warriors have won over 20 games and reached the conference tournament twice. The 2014 NACC Co-Coach of the Year, Curtis guided the Warriors to their best season in program history as WLC finished 27-16 overall. The Warriors' 16-6 conference record tied the 2008 squad for most league victories. Wisconsin Lutheran made its third appearance in the NACC Tournament after winning 11 of its final 12 regular season games to solidify the tournament's second seed.

Curtis has mentored 11 players to various all-conference honors in six seasons as head coach.

Curtis came to Wisconsin Lutheran College after serving for four seasons (2008-2011) as the head girls' varsity softball coach at nearby Wisconsin Lutheran High School.

Curtis received a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in 1980. Since 1983, he has held sales management positions in the Milwaukee area with Airborne Express, Corporate Express, Pilot Air Freight, and Unishippers. In addition, Curtis has managed and coached the Masters swim program for the Southwest YMCA.

Curtis and his wife, Jean, reside in Franklin. They have two older sons, Jake and Bill, and a daughter, Jinny.