Professional football coach Bill McCurry was the guest speaker at Senoia United Methodist Church on March 31.
Bill Curry has spent his entire adult life as a leader and communicator. His NFL
career included two Super Bowl titles and a stint as the president of the NFL
Players Association. Curry served as head football coach for Georgia Tech, 1980-86; the University of Alabama, 1987-89; and and the University of Kentucky, 1990-1996.
In 1989, Curry was recognized as the nation’s top coach with the Bobby Dodd National
Coach of the Year Award.
From 1997 to 2008, Curry came into millions of homes each football Saturday as an
analyst for ESPN. In September 2006, the American Football Coaches Association
announced Curry as the recipient of the 2007 Amos Alonzo Stagg Award in honor of
his outstanding service toward the advancement of the best interests of football.
In June 2008, Curry was selected to be the inaugural head coach of Georgia State
University’s new football program. His book, “Ten Men You Meet in the
Huddle,” was published that year.
In 2014, Curry joined former player Pete Wellborn and communications expert Jeff
Battcher to form AIM Sports Reputation Management, LLC (“AIM”). AIM
provides crisis handling and leadership and success training to universities,
professional franchises and other members of the sports industry.
Curry is married to the former Carolyn Newton of Atlanta, a graduate of Agnes Scott
College who earned her master’s degree and PhD from Georgia State. The Currys have two children and seven grandchildren.