Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling

NBA Experience 10th season
Born November 24, 1980 (Jefferson City, Mo.)
Resides Atlanta, Ga.
High School Jefferson City (Jefferson City, Mo.)
College Drury University ‘03; M.S. at Drury '04 MDV from Emory University '10

Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling has officiated 351 regular-season games in nine seasons as an NBA staff official.

Holtkamp officiated six seasons in the NBA G League and four seasons in the WNBA. She worked the 2013 and 2014 NBA G League Finals and the 2014 WNBA Conference Finals. 

Holtkamp officiated in numerous collegiate conferences, including the ACC, Big Ten, Big 12, Big East and Colonial Athletic. She also refereed various FIBA competitions, including the 2010 World University Games and the 2012 and 2013 FIBA AmeriCup competitions.

The Missouri native graduated from Drury University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 2003 and a master’s degree in Communication in 2004. Holtkamp was a member of Drury’s 2002-03 basketball team, which advanced to the Sweet 16 of the Division II NCAA Tournament. She earned a Master of Divinity from Emory University in 2010.

Holtkamp is married to NBA official Jonathan Sterling. 

Fun Facts

Favorite TV Show Lovecraft Country
Favorite Musician Florence and the Machine
Favorite Book Needful Things
Favorite Meal Breakfast
Favorite App Garmin Connect and Google
Would Most Like To Visit Greece
Bucket List Travel Internationally
Hidden Talent Mixed Media Art