Bill Curtis is in his fifth 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.
Curtis, the 2014 NACC Co-Coach of the Year, guided the Warriors to their best season in program history two years ago. WLC finished 27-16 overall, shattering the school-record for wins by eight games from a season prior. The Warriors' 16-6 conference record tied the 2008 squad for most league victories. Wisconsin Lutheran made its second straight appearance in the NACC Tournament and third overall. WLC won 11 of its final 12 regular season games to solidify the second seed in the conference tournament. The Warriors landed three players on the All-NACC First Team, including Position Player and Freshman of the Year, Brittney Blazich. Curtis has mentored nine players to all-conference honors in four season 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 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. They have two older sons, Jake and Bill, and a daughter, Jinny.