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Frank Holloway

Frank Holloway is in his first season as assistant to the head coach. He joined the A-State staff after spending the last two seasons at Montverde Academy. 

While at Montverde Academy, Holloway was the associate head coach and director of player development at the Center for Basketball Development (CBD). During his two year stint at Montverde Academy, the Eagles went a combined 43-5 with consecutive invites in 2016 and 2017 to the Dick's High School national tournament. Montverde finished fifth in the country in 2016 and were runners up in the 2017, falling to LaLumere in the National Tournament final.

Before coming to Montverde, he served three seasons as Head Coach at Barking Abbey, Great Britain’s Basketball Institute located in London, England. Barking Abbey’s purpose is to develop high level basketball players for collegiate or professional careers within Europe, and abroad. He was the head coach for their Academy team, and their Division 3 Men’s team. In his second season as the academy’s head coach, Holloway’s team was successful in winning the schools first ever EABL National Title. While at Barking, he received Coach of the Year honors, as well as an U18 Runner-up title, and three consecutive years making it to the postseason.

From 2009-2012, he was an assistant basketball coach at Florida International University under NBA Hall of Famer, Isiah Thomas. While at FIU, his duties consisted of scouting and video scouting reports for all opponents, conducting video exchange procedures within the conference, individual skill development and recruitment of players foreign and domestic.

Holloway is no stranger to the European game as he spent the 2008-09 basketball season coaching his professional basketball team to an undefeated season in Germany, 30-0.  He also spent two seasons (2006-07 and 2008-09) coaching and playing professionally in Switzerland and Germany, and spent a brief stint as an assistant coach with the Dusseldorf Magics in the Bundesliga Pro-A for the 2007-08 basketball season. Due to financial problems within the club, he was forced to leave and head back to his alma mater, Lindsey Wilson College in Columbia, Ky. While at Lindsey Wilson College he worked in the admissions office and served as an assistant coach for the Blue Raiders. 

From 2004-2006, he served as a graduate assistant for the men's basketball powerhouse ,Wesley College (NCAA,Div.III) located in Dover, Delaware. He was involved in a variety of day-to-day operations within the men's basketball program, including arranging individual post work-outs, coordinating film exchange, scouting opponents, strength programs, and monitoring the student athletes academic progress. He was also head of junior college and international recruitment for the men's basketball program. 

Through 2001-2004, he was a student assistant coach for the Blue Raiders of Lindsey Wilson College (NAIA Div. I). During his time on the men's basketball staff, the Blue Raiders set numerous school records and stringed together consecutive trips to the NAIA National Tournament. In 2003-2004 the Blue Raiders achieved the best record in the schools history. The Blue Raiders went 33-4 on the season and made it to the quarterfinals of the NAIA national tournament. During that same year, the Blue Raiders went on a 22 game winning streak to start off the season, best in school history. 

Holloway earned his bachelor's degree in Biology and Chemistry with a emphasis in Secondary Education from Lindsey Wilson College. He also received his masters degree in Environmental Science from Wesley College. He is originally from Saint Cloud, Fla.

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