Holly Parkinson Hasler
Women's Tennis Head Coach
Phone
(801) 422-8730
Office
SFH 6-B


Titles

  • Head coach (2018-present)
  • Assistant coach (2002-2008)

Assistant Coaching

  • Named 2004 ITA Central Region Assistant Tennis Coach of the Year
  • Reached an overall 112-48 coaching record from 2002-2008
  • Coached All-American Barbora Zahnova in 2004

Playing Career

  • Parkinson Hasler played her freshman year at BYU in 1997 as the No. 1 ranked recruit in the country.
  • She led the BYU women's tennis team to a WAC Championship and eighth-place finish in the final ITA national rankings in 1997-98.
  • She finished her freshman year with an 11-2 singles record and was ranked the No. 1 singles player in the ITA Central Region and No. 14 nationally.
  • For her performance in the 1997-98 season, Parkinson Hasler was named WAC Freshman of the Year and an ITA All-American.
  • After her freshman year, Parkinson Hasler went professional and played on the International Tennis Federation Pro Circuit from 1997-02, where she won six ITF singles titles.
  • She then advanced to compete in the main draw of the Women's Tennis Association Tour events.
  • During her career she featured in the main draw of all four grand slam events.
  • Her best performance on the WTA Tour came at the Advanta Championships of Philadelphia in 2000 where she made the quarter-finals. 
  • Parkinson Hasler achieved her highest ranking in the WTA Top 100 at No. 83 in 2000.

Other Recognition

  • Inducted into the Utah Tennis Hall of Fame in 2017.

Hometown

  • Houston, Texas

Personal

  • She is married to Blair Hasler and has four children.

Coaching Statistics

Year W-L Conference Finish Final National Ranking
2018-19 11-11 4-5  
2019-20* 8-3 -----  
2020-21 8-5    
Career: 27-19    

*2019-20 season shorted due to COVID-19 pandemic

Holly Parkinson Hasler was named BYU women's tennis head coach in August 2018. 

Parkinson Hasler first came to BYU in 1997 out of Houston as the No. 1 ranked recruit in the country. During her freshman year in 1997-98, she led the BYU women’s tennis team to a WAC Championship and an eighth-place finish in the final ITA national rankings. Individually Parkinson Hasler finished the season with an 11-2 singles record and was ranked the No. 1 singles player in the ITA Central Region and No. 14 nationally. For her efforts she was named WAC Freshman of the Year and an ITA All-American. Following her freshman season, Parkinson Hasler turned professional. 

Parkinson Hasler played on the International Tennis Federation Pro Circuit from 1997-02, where she won six ITF singles titles before advancing to compete in the main draw of the Women’s Tennis Association Tour events. During her career she featured in the main draw of all four grand slam events. Her best performance on the WTA Tour came at the Advanta Championships of Philadelphia in 2000 where she made the quarter-finals. Consistently ranked in the WTA top 100, Parkinson Hasler achieved her highest ranking at No. 83 in 2000.

“We are very excited to have Holly back at BYU,” said Holmoe. “She was a fantastic tennis player and brings with her incredible experiences in the tennis profession. Her previous tenure on our women’s tennis coaching staff was filled with success. We look forward to her returning to lead our women’s tennis program.”

Following her professional tennis career, Parkinson Hasler returned to BYU as an assistant women’s tennis coach from 2002-08. In 2004, she was named the ITA Central Region Assistant Tennis Coach of the Year. During her time at BYU she also taught university tennis classes and was the associate director of summer tennis camps. For more than a decade, Parkinson Hasler has been a private tennis teacher and has been a tennis instructor at Salt Lake Tennis and Health Club since 2016. In February 2017, she was inducted into the Utah Tennis Hall of Fame. 

“It is a privilege and an honor to be back at BYU,” said Parkinson Hasler. “I feel I can bring tremendous insight as a previous BYU athlete and coach, only now with more life experiences to share. I plan to start off running, and won’t stop until we are back at the top where the Cougars belong.”

Holly is married to Blair Hasler. They have four children and live in American Fork, Utah. 

BYU Hall of Fame