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Mike Holloway

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Mike Holloway
Sport(s) Track and field, cross country
Current position
Title Head coach
Team University of Florida
Conference Southeastern Conference (SEC)
Biographical details
Born c. 1959
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Gators track and field
Gators cross country
U.S. Olympic Team (Asst.)
Accomplishments and honors
USTFCCCA Indoor Coach of the Year (2010, 2011)
SEC Indoor Coach of the Year (2011, 2012)

Michael Dwayne Holloway (born c. 1959) is an American college track and field coach. Holloway is the current head coach of the Florida Gators track and field and Gators cross country programs of the University of Florida. He is best known for leading the Florida Gators men's indoor track and field team to three consecutive National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I national championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

After taking over the Florida program in 2002, he has been one of the top track and field coaches in the country. As the head track coach, he has produced twelve individual national champions; twenty-three All-Americans; and eighty-nine All-America Honors.[1] As the head cross country coach, he produced twelve individual national champions; forty-seven All-Americans; and 141 All-America Honors.[2] Following the Gators' 2010 and 2011 NCAA Men's Indoor Track and Field Championship, Holloway was named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) national indoor track and field coach of the year.[3][4]

Before becoming the head coach of the men's track and field team at Florida after the 2002 outdoor season, he was the assistant coach from 1995 to 2002, and the head coach of the track team at Buchholz High School in Gainesville. Since 2007, he has been the head coach of both the Gators men's and women's track and field teams, the first coach to lead both teams.[5] Holloway graduated from the University of Florida with a bachelor's degree in history in 2000. His hometown is Columbus, Ohio.

In February 2011, Holloway was named as an assistant coach for the U.S. track and field team for the 2012 Olympics; he will work with the U.S. sprinters and hurdlers.[6] Was USA track and field Head Men's Coach for the 2013 IAAF World Track and Field championship held in Moscow, Russia.

See also


  1. ^, Track & Field, Coaching & Support Staf, Mike Holloway. Retrieved July 21, 2011.
  2. ^, Cross Country, Coaching & Support Staff, Mike Holloway. Retrieved July 21, 2011.
  3. ^ "UF track and field coach wins national honor," The Gainesville Sun (March 19, 2010). Retrieved March 20, 2010.
  4. ^ "UF track coach repeats honor," The Gainesville Sun (March 18, 2011). Retrieved July 6, 2011.
  5. ^ 2010 University of Florida Track & Field Media Guide, University Athletic Association, Gainesville, Florida, pp. 136–137 (2009). Retrieved April 26, 2011.
  6. ^ Rachel George, "UF track coach Mike Holloway named to U.S. coaching staff for Olympics," Orlando Sentinel (February 19, 2011). Retrieved July 21, 2011.

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