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.
Gophers to Host St. John's in Gavitt Games
5/3/2016 - M. Basketball
The Gophers will welcome St. John's (N.Y.) to Williams Arena, hosting the Red Storm on Friday, November 18, 2016.
Gophers Hand Out 10th-annual Golden Goldys
5/2/2016 - General Release
Athletics recognized both the athletic and academic achievements of its student-athletes at the Golden Goldys/Scholar Athlete banquet.
No Hits Allowed Earns Groenewegen NFCA Award
5/3/2016 - Softball
Zero hits allowed in an entire weekend of play. That was Sara Groenewegen's weekend in the circle against Maryland and it has earned her the Louisville Slugger / NFCA Pitcher of the Week,...