Dana Holgorsen Height, Weight, Net Worth, Age, Birthday, Wikipedia, Who, Nationality, Biography

Dana Holgorsen, in full, Dana Carl Holgorsen is the lead trainer of football at the University of Houston. He has additionally stayed the lead trainer at West Virginia University from 2011 to 2018. He has stayed the mentor of many first rate players and has stayed under the lead trainer of numerous previous players including Mike Gundy, Mike Leach, Hal Mumme, and Kevin Sumlin.

Dana Carl Holgorsen was born on 21st June 1971 in Davenport, Iowa, the USA to under the parenthood of Steve and Pat Holgorsen. Dana Holgorsen has been an incredible mentor at Valdosta State from 1993 to 95.


He has remained quarterback, beneficiary, and unique group mentor there under the lead trainer of Hal Mumme. At Mississippi College, he has directed the group for just about a long time from 1996-98 as a quarterback, recipient, and exceptional group mentor. He has likewise stayed a mentor at Wingate (1999) as a quarterback and recipient mentor.

Dana Holgorsen Biography

Real Name Dana Carl Holgorsen
Birth Date 21 June 1971
Age (as of 2021) 50 Years
Birth Place Davenport, Iowa, United States
Nationality American
Profession Football Coach
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Cancer

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 9” – in Centimeters – 175 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 85 kg  –  in Pounds –  187 lbs
Shoe Size 10 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Average


Father Steve Holgorsen
Mother Pat Holgorsen


School Mount Pleasant Community High School
College Iowa Wesleyan University, Valdosta State University

Relationship Status

Links Instagram



Wife Candice Holgorsen
Children Logan Holgorsen, Karlyn Holgorsen, McClayne Holgorsen

He has stayed a significant individual from the training staff at Texas Tech from 2000-07. During his profession life at Texas Tech, he filled in as within recipients mentor from 2000-04 and afterward was elevated to co-hostile organizer close by Sonny Dykes from 2005-06 and later was delegated as hostile facilitator in 2007. During his time at Texas Tech, he rejoined his profession existence with the lead trainer named Mike Leach whom he had recently instructed at Valdosta State under the lead trainer Hal Mumme.

He was being selected to mentor the group named Red Raiders who was before to his advancement as hostile facilitator was positioned at number 7 broadly. While he was running with his hostile facilitator position, his crew positioned at number 8 out of 2006, and later in 2007, it positioned at number 3. In 2007, it drove the group to accomplish a general positioning of number 2 with complete passing in the country as 470.31 and absolute offense as 529.62 with a general positioning of number 7 in scoring offense with 40:9. In the year 2006, the group Red Raiders completed the season while positioning at number 3 broadly in passing offense and at number 6 in absolute offense.

Dana got gigantic prevalence while being in Houston as the mentor for the football crew. He was being selected as a hostile facilitator at Houston and acquired noticeable quality acknowledgment while being the most encouraging hostile mentor in the country. He kept two-year residency with Cougars at Houston where he represented right around 563 yards of all out offense per game, 42.2 focuses per game, and 433.7 yards passing.

At the point when Dana was being recruited at Oklahoma State, the Cowboys’ offense positioned at 61 broadly. In his first season, he drove the group with an absolute offense as a normal of 537.6 yards per game and at number 2 while being in passing offense and normal 354.7 yards per game while being at number 3 in scoring offense. The post-season awards have been yielding for Holgorsen similar to a hostile player in 2010 when Brandon Weeden become the principal OSU passer with All-Big 12 distinctions.

Brandon Weeden has been the finalist for the Manning Award that is given to the top quarterback in the country. While being stayed under the training of Dana Holgorsen, Justin Blackmon was named as the beneficiary of the 2010 Biletnikoff Award and Kendall Hunter was the finalist of the Doak Walker Award. Holgorsen has stayed the finalist for Broyles Award 2010 that is given to the country’s top right hand mentor yearly.

On 22nd December 2010, Holgorsen moved to West Virginia where he was being selected as hostile organizer. After his turn, he was declared to supplant the lead trainer Bill Stewart in 2012. Following leaving the assignment of West Virginia, Holgorsen acknowledged the lead trainer position at Houston where he was recently selected as hostile organizer under the lead trainer of Kevin Sumlin.

Dana Holgorsen wedded Candice Holgorsen and they together have three kids named McClayne, Logan, and Karlyn. He had his home in Morgantown and moved there in 2014 which is thought to be the principal extravagance house to be worked of cross-covered lumber. The marriage of Dana and Candice didn’t work and they separated from one another. Be that as it may, subtleties are not there about Dana’s better half. Already, there had been claims that the pair leased a house to which the pair neglected to fill their lease and needed to confront a claim in view of the untrustworthy conduct of being not ready to pay the expense for cleaning and fixes. The house was leased for around $2,500 every month to which the Houston athletic neglected to do as such and the quantity of Candice was inaccessible.

At the point when Dana left West Virginia, he marked the five-year contract for $20 million with Houston. Starting at 2019, his fundamental compensation is around $3.7 million which is roughly $1.1 million higher than some other gathering of Five Head Coach.

In West Virginia, when Dana substituted Stewart for the situation of lead trainer, the connection among Stewart and Holgorsen from the beginning was somewhat stressed lastly came to head when a journalist named Colin Dunlap from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette revealed that Stewart had been spreading negative data about Holgorsen’s conduct.

Holgorsen apologized for an early morning occurrence after which no adverse data approached about Holgorsen. However, later, Stewart turned into the most diverting component while Holgorsen was being delegated as the lead trainer which further caused Stewart to leave the assignment following Holgorsen was designated for a similar post on tenth June 2012. Holgorsen left his West Virginia assignment on first January 2019.