1999 MAC Hermann Trophy Winner
Hometown: Milan, MI
Ali Curtis was a three time All-American and also finished second in balloting for the 2000 Hermann Trophy. A physical frontrunner with a deft scoring touch, Curtis captured ACC Player of the Year honors in 1999 and led the league in scoring as a sophomore. He finished his Blue Devil career with 134 points on 53 goals and 28 assists. After graduating from Duke, Curtis was drafted second overall in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft by the Tampa Bay Mutiny.
Curtis retired from the league in 2004 but returned to MLS to work in the league office in 2007.He spent his first three years at MLS working in business development, sponsorship and expansion and then transitioned to the player relations and competitions department where he eventually became the Senior Director of Player Relations and Competition. In 2014, the New York Red Bulls hired Curtis to be their Sporting Director.