Dave Holmgren is popular as the father of Gonzaga center Chet Holmgren. Dave is a former college basketball player too.

Chet Holmgren is a freshman who plays as a center for Gonzaga University’s Gonzaga Bulldogs men’s basketball in the West Coast Conference. He is also the no.1 prospect for the NBA Draft 2022 and is one of the top picks alongside Jaden Ivey.

Dave Holmgren Age, Nationality, and Ethnicity

Holmgren’s childhood and family details is still unavailable but he was probably born in the mid-1960s. He is in his fifties. He was born to Australian parents and holds an Australian nationality.

Dave attended the University of Minnesota where he played for his college team from 1984 to 1988.

Dave Holmgren playing for Minnesota

Holmgren Sr. stands around 7 feet tall.

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Dave Holmgren’s Wife and Children

Dave Holmgren is married to his wife Sarah Holmgren. Unfortunately, there is no information about their relationship and married life.

Chet reportedly has a brother and sister. However, there is no information about their other children.

Dave Holmgren with his children including Chet Holmgren.

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Dave Holmgren’s son Chet Holmgren

Dave’s son Chet Holmgren currently plays for the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the West Coast Conference. He was born May 1, 2002, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is 19 years old currently.

Chet’s father Dave tained him to play basketball since his childhood. His father and mother have been very supportive of him since his early days.

Dave’s wife Sarah and his son Chet

Holmgren Jr. is 7 feet tall and weighs 195 pounds.

He first studied at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis where he played basketball. He averaged 6.2 points and three rebounds per game.

As a freshman at Gonzaga, he averaged 14.1 points and 9.9 rebounds per game and was named the West Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year and Newcomer of the Year 2022.

He also was a member of the USA u-19 team for the FIBA Under-19 World Cup which won the gold medal. He also won the FIBA Under-19 World Cup MVP.

Other Awards:

  • Consensus second-team All-American (2022)
  • First-team All-WCC (2022)
  • WCC All-Freshman Team (2022)
  • National high school player of the year (2021)
  • Jordan Brand Classic (2021)
  • Nike Hoop Summit (2021)
  • McDonald’s All-American (2021)
  • Minnesota Mr. Basketball (2021)

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Dave Holmgren Records his son Chet

Dave was spotted carrying a camcorder and recording his son’s play. A source reported that he had been filming his son’s game since sixth grade.

He reportedly films his son’s play to watch it from different angles.

Chet talked about his father’s recording habit and said:

“I’m happy that my dad does that so I’m able to go back and watch everything. Sometimes, back when the games weren’t on TV and stuff, it allowed my grandma to watch all my games, too. So I’m just happy he does it.”

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