The Winston-Salem State University tennis program will enter the 2014 season under the guidance of new head coach Keshia Holmes, who is in her first season with the Lady Rams program. Holmes plans to motivate and challenge the Lady Rams to always give 110% in everything they do both on and off the court.
Holmes is a native of Winston-Salem, N.C. and a graduate of R.J. Reynolds High School where she had numerous honors. She won all of her conferences singles matches during her sophomore season and all of her doubles matches during her senior season. Holmes continued her successful playing career when she attended Virginia State University where she led the team to its first Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Championship. For her efforts, she earned all-conference honors.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management as well as a Master of Science degree in Project Management from Virginia State University. She is the daughter of William and Lillie Holmes of Winston-Salem, N.C.