|Alma Mater:||UW-Milwaukee 1980|
Bill Curtis is in his third season as head softball coach at Wisconsin Lutheran College. Curtis was named the program's ninth head coach on May 24, 2011. He also serves the college as Director of Athletic Development.
In 2013, Curtis led the Warriors to one of the best seasons in program history as they finished 19-19 with a 13-11 record in conference play. The 19 wins tied a program record and the 13 conference victories ranked second all-time. WLC recorded the third-best ERA (3.88) and fifth-most hits (255) in a single season in program history. Curtis also mentored Jinny Curtis to Second Team All-NACC recognition and Tara Degl'Innocenti received Honorable Mention and All-Freshman accolades. Three Warriors have received all-conference honors during Curtis' two seasons as head coach.
In Curtis' first season at the helm, he guided the Warriors to a 13-27 overall record, the most wins for the program since 2008. The 2012 team was full of youth as 11 of the team's 13 players were underclassmen.
Curtis came to Wisconsin Lutheran College after serving 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 most recently, Unishippers. In addition, Curtis has managed and coached the Masters swim program for the Southwest YMCA.
Curtis and his wife, Jean, currently reside in Franklin, Wis., with their daughter, Jinny. They have two older sons, Jake and Bill.