Legendary football coach Lou Holtz will be a guest speaker at the 2016 Williston Basin Petroleum Conference, taking place May 24th-26th at the Bismarck Event Center.

Holtz's speech, 'Coaching When It Counts,' will take place on Thursday, May 26th, according to the conference's official website.

Holtz is best known for his time at Notre Dame, where he was the head coach from 1986 to 1996. During his time at Notre Dame, Holtz went 100-30-2 and won the National Championship in 1988. In 2008, Notre Dame unveiled a statue in Holtz's honor on campus, according to Wikipedia.

Holtz also spent time coaching at the collegiate level at William & Mary, North Carolina State, Arkansas, Minnesota, and South Carolina. He also coached the NFL's New York Jets for one season, though he resigned with one game left to go.

Most recently, Holtz was an analyst for ESPN. He stepped away from the sports network in 2015.

More guest speakers are expected to be announced soon.

The Williston Basin Petroleum Conference is for anyone with an interest in the oil and gas business in the Williston Basin.

For more information, including registration details, visit the conference's official site HERE.

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