STATESBORO, Ga. – Franz Holmes joins the Georgia Southern Track and Field and Cross Country program after spending five years as an assistant at Tennessee State, including two with Coach Kelly Carter, and this past year at Middle Tennessee State. Holmes, a former sprinter at Tennessee State, will coach the Eagles in distance events.
“Coach Holmes brings considerable knowledge to our distance program as a USA Track and Field Level II certified endurance coach,” said Georgia Southern Coach Kelly Carter. “As one of my former student-athletes, Franz understands the approach it takes to build a team atmosphere. His tireless dedication in recruiting is going to be a great benefit to the program.”