Holly Drown was named the head coach of the BSU women's lacrosse team in the summer of 2013. A 2009 University of Massachusetts graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management, Drown was a four-year lacrosse player for the Minutewomen. She played in 69 career games for UMass, tallying 80 goals and 13 assists for 93 career points.
As a senior, Drown 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, New Hampshire, Drown most recently served as the head women’s lacrosse coach at Division II Saint Anselm College from 2010 to 2013. In three years at Saint Anselm, she compiled an overall record of 22-25, including a 17-19 mark in Northeast-10 play. She improved upon her win total each season, culminating with a 10-7 campaign in 2013 that netted her Northeast-10 Coach of the Year honors. The 7-5 mark in conference play earned the Hawks their first berth into the Northeast-10 Championship since 2006, while the 10 wins are the most for Saint Anselm in the 14-year history of the program.
Drown, who was also the Fitness Center Coordinator and Director of Intramurals at Saint Anselm, guided the Hawks to an 8-8 record (6-6 NE-10) as well as the program's first ever national ranking in 2012. The team narrowly missed a playoff berth, but finished the season ranked 13th in the country.
Drown has also served as head coach for the Granite State Elite Lacrosse Club in Amherst, New Hampshire since the summer of 2008, where she coached top New Hampshire high school lacrosse players and assisted them with the college recruiting process. She presently works for the Laxachusetts club lacrosse program, which had its inaugural season this past year, coaching all ages out of the Boston area.
Drown, who presently resides in Hull, Massachusetts, is also a 200-hour certified yoga instructor and has taught yoga at various camps and gyms throughout New England including the Open Doors Yoga Studios in nearby Weymouth, Massachusetts.