Georgia Holland

Georgia Holland joined the Northwestern staff as an assistant coach in January 2018.

Holland came to Evanston after spending the 2017 season as an assistant coach at Michigan State.

Prior to beginning her coaching career, Holland enjoyed a standout collegiate career as a player, first at Yale and then at Wake Forest. She twice earned unanimous All-Ivy League honors (2011, 2013) at Yale and was the 2010 Ivy League Co-Rookie of the Year. A team captain, NFHCA Second Team All-Mideast Region, and the ECAC Division I First Team in 2013, Holland earned Yale's Francis Gordon Brown Prize that annually recognizes the athlete who best represents leadership, scholarship, and service for the university.

She went on to play her final season of eligibility at Wake Forest where she was named to the NFHCA All-American Third Team and was the ACC Defensive Player of the Year and a second-team All-ACC pick. Holland’s NFHCA All-South Region first team selection was the second overall all-region selection of her career.

A four-time NFHCA National Academic Squad selection, she served on both the U19 and U21 National Teams in stints from 2010-13.

Holland earned her bachelor’s degree in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology from Yale in 2014 and her master’s degree in Health and Exercise Science from Wake Forest in 2016.