Pat Holden enters his third year as assistant coach of the Central Connecticut softball team.
Prior to CCSU, Holden spent a decade (2005-15) working for Little League International and the Little League World Series. During those 10 years, he also coached baseball at St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol, CT from 2007-2015. At St. Paul, Holden posted a coaching record of 99-78 through nine campaigns.
In 2011, Holden won the Naugatuck Valley League Championship in St. Paul's first year in the league. He holds the school record for most wins in a single season in 2015 with a record of 20-6.
Holden graduated from Central Connecticut in 2004 where he played four seasons on the baseball team. As a player, he won three NEC Championships 2002, 2003, and 2004 when CCSU broke the school record for most wins in a single season (41) and winning percentage (.703). Holden posted a combined playing record of 136-79-3 and spent one season as volunteer coach under the command of current head coach Charlie Hickey in 2005.
In high school at St. Margaret's, Holden remains the school record holder for batting average in a season (.672) and career strikeouts (401).
Holden lives in Bristol, CT with his wife Cathy.