Pierre Curtis
Pierre Curtis
Title: Assistant Coach / Recruiting Coordinator
Phone: 864-294-3117
Email: Pierre.Curtis@Furman.edu
Twitter: @Coach_Curtis_FU

The senior member of Furman's assistant coaching staff, Pierre Curtis is now in his fifth year with the Paladins, having arrived in Greenville prior to the start of the 2013-14 campaign.  He also serves as the program's recruiting coordinator.

A 2010 graduate of James Madison University where he starred as a player for the Dukes, he coached women’s basketball at Harrisonburg (Va.) High School for two seasons prior to coming to Furman, helping direct his squad to a pair of region playoff appearances.

Curtis played professionally in Germany during the 2010-11 season before beginning his coaching career.  He also counts extensive summer camp experience with numerous colleges and work with the prestigious Boo Williams AAU organization.

A native of Denver, Colorado, he was a two-year starter at Denver East High School, where he keyed his squad to a state championship and No. 12 national ranking his junior year.  He earned all-state and Denver Player of the Year honors as a senior before enrolling at Charis Prep School in Goldsboro, N.C., where he averaged 22.0  points and 8.0 rebounds while pacing his squad to a No. 14 national ranking.

He signed with James Madison and went on to register 1,237 points and complete his career as the Dukes’ all-time leader in starts, assists, and steals.

Holder of a bachelor’s degree in sports management from JMU, he has a daughter, Sydney.