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Holder, a graduate of William & Mary spent four years, from 1984-88 serving on Wilson's staff at South Carolina. During that time she helped lead the Gamecocks to a pair of Metro Conference championships and NCAA appearances.

"I am thrilled to be working with Tammy Holder for the third time," Wilson said. "I am so blessed that she is available and is excited about joining us this year. Tammy's experience and enthusiasm will be wonderful for our team. Along with Temple Elmore,Kaye Waldrep and Ashley Melson, Tammy is the icing on the cake for an awesome staff."

Holder returned to South Carolina two more times from 1999-2000 and 2005-08. Prior to her third stint in Columbia, Holder served as the head coach at Cal State Northridge from 2002-05. After the team posted a 5-49 record the two years prior, she led the Matadors to an 18-11 record in 2004-05 and the school's first appearance in the conference tournament in five years. She was recognized as the Big West Conference Coach of the Year for her effort.  

Prior to her second stint at Carolina, Holder served as the head coach of the Seattle Reign of the now-defunct ABL from 1997 to 1998, compiling a 17-15 record before the league folded. While with the Seattle Reign, Wilson served as her assistant coach.

Holder was the general manager of the ABL's Richmond Rage from 1996 to 1997 and stayed with the franchise as the assistant general manager/game operations director when it moved to Philadelphia in 1997. With Holder serving as the team's general manager, Richmond won the 1997 ABL Eastern Conference championship and played in the 1997 ABL Finals.

Prior to joining the professional ranks, Holder was the head coach at the University of Richmond from 1991-96, where she compiled a 71-67 record. Her first head coaching job came at USC-Spartanburg, where she led the program from 1988-91 and was recognized as the Peach Belt Conference Coach of the Year in 1990-91 after guiding the Spartans to an 18-10 record. She finished her time at USC-Spartanburg with a 50-33 overall record.

Holder was a four-year letterwinner at William and Mary in both basketball and tennis and finished her career ranked in the school's top-20 in both scoring and rebounding and also ranked fourth in free- throw percentage, 14th in assists and 10th in blocked shots. She graduated in 1980 with a degree in physical education.

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