Memphis Baseball Announces George Holt as New Assistant Coach
Aug. 21, 2000
Memphis, Tenn. - Head baseball coach Dave Anderson announced today that long time White Station H.S. baseball coach and University of Memphis baseball Hall of Famer George Holt will be joining the coaching staff as an assistant.
Holt was a two-year letterman for the U of M as a catcher in 1963-64 and graduated in 1964 with a BA in education. He received his MA in 1982, also from Memphis. Holt was the head baseball coach at White Station H.S. in Memphis from 1964-1998, amassing a record of 584-223-3 over his 34 year career. He has won one Tennessee state championship, 11 regional championships, 14 MIAA championships, one American Legion Championship and one Connie Mack Championship. He was named the Best of the Preps Coach of the Year in 1968-69, and has been a finalist six other years.
Holt also served as the men's and women's basketball coach at White Station, as well as an assistant football coach. Through the years, Holt has coached 132 players who have received baseball scholarships and 21 players who have received basketball scholarships.
"George Holt brings a tremendous amount of experience to this program," said head coach Dave Anderson. " He is a well-respected coach in this area. He knows every coach in town, and his knowledge of baseball in general and of Memphis area baseball specifically will be an asset to our team."