Pat McCurry
Pat  McCurry

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Eastern Oregon

Pat McCurry comes to Boise State after a 13-year stint as the head coach of the College of Idaho men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs. While at the College of Idaho, McCurry guided the women’s track and field team to four-consecutive Cascade Collegiate Conference Championships from 2013-16.

Now a Bronco, McCurry will coach the middle distances and oversee the throwers and vertical jumpers for track and field, along with assisting the cross country team.

He led 153 C of I track and field athletes to All-CCC honors and 69 to individual championships. In addition, four cross country athletes earned individual conference titles under his guidance.

Most notably, he helped Hillary Holt to nine individual NAIA national championships between cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field. Other Yotes to win national titles include Sora Klopfenstein (3,000m steeplechase), Sarah Johnson (5,000 meters) and Tiana Thomas (400-meter hurdles).

On the national stage, McCurry led the men’s cross country team to 10 NAIA Championship appearances including a seventh-place finish in 2015. The women’s cross country team enjoyed similar success, having qualified for eighth-straight NAIA Championships (2008-15) and two runner-up finishes in 2012 and 2013.

McCurry also guided the men’s and women’s track and field teams to countless NAIA Championship appearances. The women’s team finished third in indoor track and field and sixth in outdoor track and field during the 2014 season. The men’s best year came in 2013 when they finished 13th nationally in both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

Prior to coaching at C of I, McCurry was an assistant coach at Eastern Oregon. He helped his alma mater to a national runner-up finish at the 2002 NAIA Men’s Cross Country Championships.

McCurry has also coached several post-collegiate athletes over the last few years. He helped Megan Rolland to seventh place in the 3,000m steeplechase at the 2016 United States Olympic Trials and Alycia Butterworth to fifth place in the same event at the 2016 Canadian Olympic Trials.

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