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Erik Holt

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Holt, who served as the director of lacrosse operations at the Mount from 2011-12, returned to the program in 2019 as the defensive coordinator.

Coach Holt led the 2019 Mount defense to a top 20 goals against in Division 1 ranking by the end of the regular season. He helped develop an NEC defensive player of the year, 2 first team all NEC players and one second team player.

Holt worked primarily with the face-off specialists during his time with the Mountaineers, and helped guide the squad to a 2011 Northeast Conference Championship.

Holt also spent the three seasons at Saint James School in Hagerstown, Maryland. As head coach in 2018, he led the Saints to a 10-win season as they reached the Mid-Atlantic Conference Semifinals. Through recruitment and player development, Holt helped build Saint James to an annual contender during his tenure.

Coach Holt has also worked with the U-19 US Indoor Lacrosse Team as an assistant coach and vice president of operations. He entered the coaching realm as an assistant at Urbana High School in 2006, and helped lead the team to three Maryland State Championships and a Final Four appearance.

Holt, a former lacrosse and football player at Penn State, went on to play professional lacrosse for the Charlotte Copperheads and Philadelphia Wings. He was a member of the US Indoor Development Team from 2009-13, and represented Team USA's Indoor squad at the BowHunter Cup in 2013.

Erik earned his bachelor's degree in economics from Penn State in 2002.