DWU announces men’s soccer coach hiring


Mitchell, S.D. – Dakota Wesleyan University Athletic Director Jon Hart announced the hiring of Brady Van Holland as the next Men’s Soccer Coach. Van Holland will become the seventh head coach in program history since its inaugural season in 2005.

A native of Sioux Falls, SD, Van Holland comes to DWU after serving as the head assistant coach of Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA (NCAA DIII). In his four years with the Scots, he helped lead them to an overall record of 47-22-5 and a conference record of 31- 9-2. In 2019, they won the regular season USA South West Division title. During this time, he also served as the head coach of Red Wolves Academy in Chattanooga, Tenn., where he worked with the U11 and U10 teams developing players and encouraging movement
within the club.

Prior to his most recent stops, Van Holland coached for the Chattanooga Christian School (Chattanooga, TN) as the middle school boys head coach, as well as the Whatcom FC
Rangers (U12 to U19).

A graduate of Dordt University, Van Holland earned three GPAC All-Conference Selections from 2011-2015. He will join DWU with his wife Amanda and daughter Teigen.