Dana Holgorsen was born June 21 1971. He is the current offensive coordinator and head coach in waiting at West Virginia University. He was a former offensive coordinator for Oklahoma State University. Holgorsen was also the offensive coordinator for Texas Tech Red Raiders and Houston Cougars.
A native of Mount Pleasant, Iowa, he graduated from Mount Pleasant Community High School in 1989 and continued to receive his undergraduate degree from Iowa Wesleyan College in 1993 where he was mentor to future NCAA FBS head coach Hal Mumme and Mike Leach.