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Curtis, currently principal at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, is originally from San Diego. Curtis attended Santa Clara University where he earned a bachelor's degree in history and played volleyball. He also earned a master's degree in educational leadership from Marymount University. While teaching and coaching at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, California, Curtis’ teams won two girls’ CIF-CCS championships. Curtis served as an assistant coach at Stanford University during their 1996 NCAA National Championship season.
Curtis’ leadership and commitment to the game led him to found and help direct two of the nation’s most medal-laden junior volleyball clubs, Vision Volleyball Club and Club Yahoo! Curtis co-founded Triangle in 2002 and served as its executive director from 2002-2004. In 2006 Curtis led 18 Black to unprecedented success when Triangle became the first club from North Carolina to win a national qualifier (Big South) in the Open Division, and the first team ever from North Carolina to earn an Open bid to USAV Junior Nationals. During the 2011 and 2012 seasons Curtis served as a mentor in the 12s age group. During the 2012 season he assisted 12 Black at the Big South Qualifier and the 12 National team at the AAU Junior National Championships. He has served as the head coach of 13 Black since 2013. Curtis also serves as a lead clinician for Triangle throughout the season.