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.
Softball Home Tickets On Sale Now
3/28/2017 - Softball
Single game tickets for the University of Minnesota Gophers softball home games are now on sale. The Gophers also have 40 season tickets left for sale.
2017 Spring Preview: Running Backs
3/28/2017 - Football
Minnesota's run game is expected to be led by Rodney Smith and Shannon Brooks, who will be juniors in the fall.
Karstadt Named National Gymnast of the Week
3/28/2017 - M. Gymnastics
Justin Karstadt was named the National Gymnast of the Week by the College Gymnastics Association (CGA).