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