Distinguished alumni

Curtis Weerheim ’76 Distinguished Service to Humankind


Apart from seven years as an admissions counselor and resident director for Northwestern, Curt has spent his entire career serving with Athletes in Action (AIA), the sports ministry of Cru Ministries, formerly known as Campus Crusade for Christ. For two decades he was the AIA basketball international teams director. That was followed by 16 years as the AIA area coordinator for Southeast Asia. He was also AIA’s Olympics project coordinator in Beijing, Rio de Janeiro and Seoul. He currently serves as AIA’s global special projects coordinator and staff stewardship specialist. Curt’s interest in sports ministry and world missions began at NWC, where he majored in sociology and recreation.

Award year: 2023