Holly Drown enters her third season as the head coach of the women's lacrosse program, after being named to that position on July 16, 2010. She previously served as the program's assistant coach for the 2010 season.
A 2009 University of Massachusetts graduate, Drown was a four-year lacrosse player for the Minutewomen. She played in 69 career games for UMass, scoring 80 goals and 13 assists for 93 career points.
As a senior, she was selected to the Atlantic 10 All-Tournament team and the All-Conference Second Team. Additionally, she was named to the 2009 All-Conference Academic Team and she was a member of Chi Alpha Sigma, the National College Student-Athlete Honor Society.
A native of Nashua, N.H., she has served as head coach for the Granite State Elite Lacrosse Club in Amherst, N.H., since the summer of 2008, where she coached top New Hampshire high school lacrosse players and assisted them with the college recruiting process. She also spent two summers working as a lacrosse camp counselor at the Amonte Sports Camps in Chicago, Ill.
Drown currently resides in Nashua, N.H., and is a 200-hour certified yoga instructor.