Bob Holmes is currently in his ninth year overall as an assistant coach at Endicott in 2019.
In 2019, Holmes helped Endicott in achieving No. 1 conference rankings in points per game allowed (18.4), points allowed (202), interceptions (18), defensive touchdowns (2), and blocked kicks (9). The Gulls were the only team in the conference to allow less than 20.0 points per game and the only team to give up 210 points or less.
Nationally, Endicott ranked No. 2 in blocked kicks, No. 15 in blocked punts, No. 9 in interceptions, No. 65 in red zone defense, No. 42 in scoring defense, No. 41 in team passing efficiency defense (110.07), No. 21 in turnover margin (1.00), and No. 25 in turnovers gained (25).
This past fall (2018), Holmes aided the Endicott defensive unit to the third-best points per game mark (27.5) in the conference and league-best figures in tackles per game (82.6) and total tackles (909).
Prior to 2018, Holmes spent seven years with the program from 2007-13. During that time, Holmes was the defensive coordinator of the program for five years. He previously worked with the linebackers, defensive backs, and running backs prior to becoming the program's defensive coordinator.
Before joining the Endicott staff, Holmes spent three years at Medford High School where he lent his knowledge of the game as the football team’s offensive line and defensive line coach.
A 2000 graduate of Bentley College, now Bentley University, Holmes played four years of football and baseball with one year of hockey for the Falcons. He played two years at the linebacker position and two years at center for the football team. He captained both the football and baseball teams his senior season.
Coach Holmes currently resides in Saugus with his wife Alison and their dog Mia and works during the day at Seacrest Foods, a specialty food importer, and distributor in Everett.