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  Abi Holt
Abi Holt

Player Profile
Position:
Head Nordic Coach

Experience:
Sixth Year

03/09/2013

Utah Skiing Takes Second Place at NCAA Championships

Senior Miles Havlick claims second career national title in men's 20-km Freestyle.

03/04/2013

Bellet Named RMISA Men's Nordic Skier of the Week

Turned in pair of top-seven efforts at RMISA Championships.

02/23/2013

Utah Skiing Control Second Place at RMISA Regional Championships

Havlick wins second career RMISA title.

02/22/2013

Utah Skiing In Second Place After Day 1 of RMISA Championships

Two Utes on podium of men's 10-km Classical.

02/14/2013

Havlick Repeats as RMISA Men's Nordic MVP

Has won four consecutive races and five overall.

Abi Holt is in her sixth season as head Nordic coach for the Utah ski team. Holt has helped coach the Utes to three runner-up finishes at the NCAA Championships, with two skiers combining for four national titles.

Miles Havlick was a two-time NCAA champion in the 2012 20-km classical race and 2013 20-km freestyle race. He was a three-time Ski Racing Magazine Nordic Collegiate Skier of the Year, the two-time RMISA Men's Nordic MVP and a seven-time All-American. Maria Graefnings won NCAA titles in the 5-km freestyle in 2011 and 2012. She was the 2011 Ski Racing Magazine Nordic Skier of the Year, the FasterSkier.com 2011 Women's Collegiate Skier of the Year, the RMISA's Female Skier of the Year and the RMISA Women's Nordic MVP.

Holt was the 2011 RMISA Nordic Coach of the Year. She has coached nine athletes to All-America honors during her time at Utah.

Hot is in her second season as the RMISA nordic representative to the National Collegiate Ski Association. She is in her first year as the chairperson of the National Nordic Coaches group to the USSA.

Holt previously coached at the Hollyburn Ski Club in Vancouver, B.C., where she spent a year as the first-ever head coach for the club. She coached Hollyburn's first four athletes who qualified for the national championships and the first three athletes to be named to the B.C. Provincial Development Squad.

Prior to Hollyburn, Holt spent five years as the Assistant Nordic Program Director and Ski Coach at the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation.

Holt has coached six U.S. National Junior Champions and two national champions. She coached four winters in Europe with the U.S. Ski Team at the J1 Scandinavian Championships, Scando Cup, Europa Cup and World Junior Championships. Holt has also spent time training athletes in Sweden, Norway and New Zealand.

Holt, who hails from Sun Valley, Idaho, was a three-time national junior champion and a 17-time Junior All-American for the Sun Valley Nordic ski team. She was on the U.S. National Junior Development ski team for five years and spent four years racing at Dartmouth, earning All-America honors for the Big Green in addition to being a two-time team captain.

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