Coach Howell joined the Emmanuel coaching staff in 1994 and enters his 25th season in 2017.
Howell was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2015. Over his first 24 seasons, he helped guide Emmanuel to a 521-172 (.752) overall record and 245-12 (.953) Great Northeast Athletic Conference mark with the Saints. Howell has guided EC to 19 consecutive winning seasons.
He has been with the Saints for multiple GNAC Championships and NCAA Tournament runs, including Emmanuel's appearance in the NCAA Final Four in 2001, Sweet Sixteen in 2007 and Elite Eight in 2012.
Coach Howell works primarily with the posts in practice.
He is a 1985 graduate of the University of Massachusetts - Boston. Coach Howell has been involved in coaching youth and high school basketball in the Boston, Malden and Winchester areas.
He is a native of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands and currently works full-time for Mellon Trust.