Bill Curtis is in his sixth 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.
Under Curtis' direction, the Warriors won over 20 games for the second time in three seasons in 2016, finishing 21-19 overall and 10-12 in the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference.
Curtis, the 2014 NACC Co-Coach of the Year, guided the Warriors to their best season in program history three 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 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 all-conference honors in five 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 most recently, 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.