Joseph Howard (Hiram ’18) joined the Dickinson women’s basketball staff prior to the 2018-19 season. A recent graduate of Hiram College, Howard spent three seasons as a student assistant coach, including two under Head Coach Emily Hays, who came to Carlisle from Hiram last summer.
Howard brings a strong coaching and strong basketball background to the Red Devil program. This past March, he was elevated to a head coaching position at The National Basketball Academy after serving as an assistant coach in 2017.
Howard was involved in all aspects of the program at Hiram, assisting with recruiting, practice and game preparation and additional administrative duties. He has experience skill development of guards and post players, providing individual and group instruction.
Last summer he held a position as a Summer Camp Site Administrator at the Greater Cleveland YMCA. There he designed and implemented all summer training plans, was responsible for budget and compliance, oversaw staff and worked to establish open and effective lines of communication with parents.
In addition to working with the basketball program, Howard was actively involved on campus at Hiram and was a member of numerous clubs and honor societies. He earned a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Management this past spring.