Steve Holland was confirmed as the assistant first team coach of Chelsea on June 29, 2011. In addition, in August 2013, The FA confirmed that Holland will assist Gareth Southgate with England Under-21s.
He began his coaching career with Crewe Alexandra in 1992 as youth team coach.
Holland worked his way through the coaching ranks at Crewe and became the club's Academy Director, looking after the club's successful academy. The Academy has produced a number of players who went on to play at the highest level.
At the start of the 2006–07 season, Holland became more involved in the first team set-up for the season. In July 2007, Holland was then confirmed as the club's new manager and he spent one year in charge at Gresty Road before he joined Stoke City and then Chelsea.
Steve, a holder of the UEFA Pro License, joined the club in 2009 in August 2009 initially as reserve team manager, from Stoke where he was the academy director.
He was promoted to the first team under new manager Andre villas-boas after winning the Barclays Premier Reserve league in 2010/11.
Holland has also completed the Certificate in Applied Management at Warwick University.