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.
Live: Gophers vs. Hoosiers
5/24/2017 - Baseball
The University of Minnesota plays Indiana in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament Wednesday at 9 a.m. central time.
Gophers Announce 2017 Schedule
5/24/2017 - W. Soccer
Minnesota has announced its 2017 schedule, which includes two exhibition games, seven non-conference matches and 11 Big Ten Conference games.
Athlon Recognizes Eight Gophers
5/24/2017 - Football
Annual magazine prediction tabs eight Gophers as All-Big Ten players. Carpenter named first team, while Richardson, Santoso and Smith receive second-team honors.