Carl Howell joined the Puget Sound men’s basketball coaching staff before the start of the 2017-18 season. Howell has the best win percentage in Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWACC) history (363-109, .769). He finished his tenure as the head coach at Tacoma Community College in 2013 with a career record of 363-109. Among his many achievements, Howell and his 2002 NWACC Championship team were inducted into the NWACC Hall of Fame. Howell also spent four seasons as the Associate Head Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at Eastern Washington, where Howell successfully recruited future NBA player Rodney Stuckey. His postseason success includes two NWACC titles, a Big Sky title, and an NCAA Tournament berth (D-I). Howell earned a B.S. in Physical Education from Central Washington in 1991, and he received his Masters of Education from City University in 2007. Howell graduated from Morton High School in 1984. He and his wife, Jeri are the parents of two sons - Cameron (23), who plays at University of Hawaii-Hilo, and Connor (20), who attends Central Washington University, and twin chocolate labs Captain and Coco.