Betty Howard has been coaching basketball for over ten years. Her experience includes coaching boys’ and girls’ developmental, school, and AAU basketball teams. Recently she has coached for the Monroeville & Pitcairn community 6th, 7th, and 8th grade travel teams. She is currently the Head 7th grade girls’ basketball coach for Gateway Middle School in the Gateway School District. Coach Howard has been coaching for SLAAM for a total of 3 years as an assistant coach, first for the 5th & 6th grade teams, and now is an assistant for one of the 8th grade girls’ basketball teams within the organization.
On a personal note, she has been married for 24 years and has two children, a daughter and a son. An interesting fact about Coach Howard is that she is a W.P.I.A.L. champion. She played for Northgate Jr./Sr. High School and was a small forward on the 1986 AA Girls’ Basketball Championship Team.