Matt Hollan is an Athletic Groundskeeper for the University of Minnesota. He performsdaily maintenance to the athletic field playing surfaces at TCF Bank Stadium, Gibson-Nagurski Football Complex, and Bierman Fields and Athletic Building, along withmaintaining surrounding landscapes, and managing student and season workforce.
Prior to his role at the University of Minnesota, Matt was a Graduate Research Assistantat the University of Tennessee conducting various turfgrass physiology and athletic field playing quality research projects. Other athletic field management roles include the Minnesota Twins, University of Tennessee, Tennessee Smokies, and Iowa StateUniversity.
Matt is active member of the national Sports Turf Manages Association, participatingon several committees, and local Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Manager Association, participating in community service projects and educational events. Matt graduated from Iowa State University with a BS in Horticulture - Turfgrass Management. He is alsopursuing an MS in Agronomy, investigating the efficacy of postemergent herbicides for control of Poa annua within Minnesota athletic fields.
Football Staff Tours Athletes Village
6/22/2017 - Football
The Gopher football coaching staff recently took a tour of the new Athletes Village which is scheduled to open in January.
Three `U' Alums Join Vegas Golden Knights
6/21/2017 - M. Ice Hockey
Haula and Schmidt were expansion selections from the Minnesota Wild and the Washington Capitals, respectively, while Bischoff was part of a trade between Vegas and the New York Islanders.
Meet the Newcomers: Emily Brown
6/22/2017 - W. Ice Hockey
GopherSports.com gets to know incoming freshman, Emily Brown, who joins Gopher women's hockey from Blaine High School.