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).

Personal details

Date of birth
October 29th, 1966


1. University of Louisiana at Monroe Colleges/University

The University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) is a coeducational public university in Monroe, Louisiana, United States and part of the University of Louisiana System.

Type Public university
2010. 20.4 mil. $
Institution colors
700 University Avenue, 71209 - Monroe, Louisiana
2010. 7,513
2010. 1,288
Acceptance rate
2010. 92.0 %
Local tuition
2011. 5.1 K $
2010. 4.64 K $
2009. 3.81 K $
2008. 3.79 K $
Official web page
Wikipedia article

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People attended University of Louisiana at Monroe connected by profession and/or age

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