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Kristy Curry

Coach

Kristy Lynn Curry née Sims (born in Olla, Louisiana) is the head coach of Texas Tech University's women's basketball team, the Lady Raiders. She took the job in 2006, following the retirement of Marsha Sharp. Curry graduated from Northeast Louisiana University in 1988. Her career started with coaching jobs at Weston and Mansfield High Schools in her home state of Louisiana. She held several college assistant coaching jobs, including Tulane, Texas A&M, and Louisiana Tech. Immediately prior to taking her position with the Lady Raiders on March 30, 2006, she was the head coach of Purdue's women's basketball team. In addition to two Big Ten championships, she led the Boilermakers to seven consecutive appearances in the NCAA tournament, including four appearances in the Sweet Sixteen, two appearances in the Elite Eight, one appearance in the Final Four, and one appearance in the national championship game (2001). As head coach of the Texas Tech Lady Raiders, Curry embarked upon a rebuilding program as her tenure began in 2006, facing the challenges of new-era recruiting and the increased talent prevalent in the Big Twelve Conference, especially Big Twelve South opponents Baylor,  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Place of birth
Olla
Profession
Basketball Coach, Coach

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