Steve Holman is an esteemed American journalist currently employed as play-by-play radio broadcaster by the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association. His estimated net worth stands at $1.5 Million.
As head coach of Beaumont United since 2016, he led them to six straight Southland regular season and tournament titles over his six years there, coaching Esther Okoronkwo and Lucy Ashworth to all-conference status in that time.
Early Life and Education
Holeman was an active member of his community, serving as both teacher and coach while being an entrepreneur – owning his own real estate firm, joining Rotary, serving on its board, as well as volunteering for fire fighting duties.
Ole Miss began its women’s soccer program under his direction and he served as its head coach for 15 years, winning two Southland Conference regular season and tournament championships as well as four NCAA Tournament appearances with his teams.
Steve Houlman currently serves as head women’s soccer coach for Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas and has led them to six consecutive winning seasons – featuring players like Juliana Ocampo, Kelso Peskin, Amanda Fullmer and Lucy Ashworth being recognized with All-SLC honors.
Holman began coaching women’s soccer programs from scratch at three Southeastern Conference universities, leading two teams into NCAA tournament appearances and coaching 30 all-conference players, including two All-Americans.
Holman joined the Lamar Cardinals basketball program in 2016 and rapidly transformed them into perennial conference championship contenders. Over his six seasons at Lamar, he amassed an overall record of 66-43-8 while coaching an all-conference first team selection and two Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year honorees: Esther Okoronkwo and Lucy Ashworth.
In 2022, he moved on to Texas State where he will assume their second-ever head coaching job and lead a program that has won 10 conference championships and five NCAA tournament appearances since its formation.
Achievement and Honors
Holman has led NCAA Division I women’s soccer programs at Auburn, Ole Miss, and Georgia before taking over at Lamar University to coach its Lady Cardinals team for six seasons – amassing an impressive record of 66-43-8 over six campaigns while winning four conference titles as well as being known for recruiting top talent.
Holman led his program to its inaugural WAC tournament semifinal appearance after an exceptional 2021 campaign that saw them win 18 games and break over 20 school records.
Holman has twice been honored as Southland Conference coach of the year and his teams have produced 44 All-Conference first team selections and two United Soccer Coaches Academic All-Americans, earning him 283-207-50 overall career coaching record and two United Soccer Coaches Academic All-American honors. Additionally, his work as play-by-play broadcaster for Atlanta Hawks of National Basketball Association (NBA) can be seen on ESPN, NBC Sports and CBS platforms.
Holman is known for creating works in fine art painting, commercial animation and experimental theater. He is best known for his underwater scenes and pet portraits that have received widespread recognition.
He is widely respected for his proven ability to build successful programs from the ground up, and during his six-season tenure at Lamar University the Cardinals became perennial conference tournament contenders under his guidance.
During his time as coach, he recruited several standout players, such as Kelso Peskin who won SLC Newcomer of the Year honors. Furthermore, he led LU to their inaugural WAC Tournament appearance – reaching semifinals – before departing.
Holman remains one of the more notable figures in his field; however, his personal life remains relatively private and thus it remains unknown if he has ever been married or has any children.
Holman currently works for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association as their play-by-play radio broadcaster and has announced 2,581 consecutive NBA games over his career.
He has vast experience working in the sports industry and amassed substantial wealth through his primary profession as a sportcaster.
Current estimates place his net worth between $1-$5 Million.
Prior to his tenure at Lamar University, Holeman served as coach for fifteen seasons at both Georgia and Ole Miss universities – initiating programs at each.
Holeman has two children from his marriage; however, their identities remain anonymous. Holeman prefers keeping his personal life out of the spotlight.