Bob Howard
    Bob Howard
    Head Athletic Trainer

    26 Years

    Bob Howard is entering his 26th year at UConn and currently oversees the athletic training department at Connecticut for all sports. The 2012 season will mark his 23rd working directly with the Husky football team.

    Howard is a 1988 graduate of the University of Connecticut with a degree in sport medicine and athletic training. He later earned his master's degree in exercise physiology from UConn in 1991. Howard still spends time in the class­room, teaching students in UConn's undergraduate athletic training program and also serves as their on campus clinical coordinator. He has served as president for both The BIG EAST Sports Medicine Society and The Connecticut Athletic Trainers Association. In 2004, Howard received the Outstanding Kinesiology Award from UConn's Neag School of Education and, in 2006, he received the Athletic Trainer of the Year Award from the Connecticut Athletic Trainers Association.

    He and his wife, Stephanie, reside in Tolland, Conn., with their two daughters, Emily, who is a freshman at UConn this fall, and Nicole.