Kurtis graduated from Lasell College in 2010 with a BS in Exercise Science. He is certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS) as well as the Certified Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (SCCC). Kurtis completed internships with Holy Cross Athletics and Harvard University Athletics.
For the past 3 years Kurtis has been a Strength and Conditioning coach at Harvard University. Starting as a coaching assistant and working up to Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning. He worked with numerous sport teams, including volleyball, tennis, soccer, crew, fencing, sailing, golf, diving, alpine and track and field, as well as an assistant for football.