weather unavailableweather unavailable
Make us your home page

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Bio: New USF Bulls football coach Skip Holtz

.fast facts

Skip Holtz

Age: 45 (March 12, 1964)

Background: Louis "Skip" Holtz, son of former Notre Dame coach and current ESPN analyst Lou Holtz. … Played one season at Notre Dame; earned business management degree in 1986. … At East Carolina, won back-to-back Conference USA titles (2008-09); in 2008 knocked off No. 17 Virginia Tech and No. 8 West Virginia, earning reputation as BCS-conference killer; coached RB Chris Johnson at ECU, just voted NFL's offensive player of the year and the only unanimous Pro Bowl selection. … In last season as Connecticut coach (1998), led Huskies to school-record 10 wins and quarterfinal round of I-AA playoffs; ranked 11th nationally in scoring offense (nearly 36 points per game). … Assistant coaching stops included FSU under Bobby Bowden, 1987-88.

Family: wife, Jennifer; sons Louis Leo (Trey) III and Chad, daughter Hailey

Head coaching experience

Years School Record

2005-09 E. Carolina 38-27

1994-98 UConn34-23


Bio: New USF Bulls football coach Skip Holtz 01/14/10 [Last modified: Thursday, January 14, 2010 10:41pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times


Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours