Chris Howell
Chris  Howell

Executive Assistant to Sr. Associate ADs/SWA

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Chris Howell is currently in her 31st year at Minnesota and 21st with Athletics Administration. She coordinates travel for Sport Administrators, football, Big Ten, WCHA and NCAA postseason competitions, including the band and spirit squads. She provides daily support for several Athletic Directors and the sport of rowing.

Chris is a former assistant basketball coach at Minnesota (1977-87) and UCLA (1975-77), physical education teacher (CA, MN, and WI), NCAA Division II and III women's and high school basketball official. She served as a director/coach/clinician at several basketball camps (126 weeks) with John Wooden, UCLA, California, Minnesota and in Wisconsin.

In 2006, Chris was inducted into the University of Minnesota Women's Basketball Hall of Fame as an Assistant Coach for the "1981 Big Ten Champions" and in 2009 for the "1982 AIAW Region VI Champions". Chris has served on numerous NCAA Championship Hosting Committees. She is a member of the Minnesota High School Basketball Hall of Fame Committee, the M Club Hall of Fame Selection Committee, Minnesota Coalition of Women in Athletic Leadership Committee, Positive Coaching Alliance Young Associates Board and SafeJourney's Benefit Board at North Memorial Hospital. She mentors young athletes and basketball officials and is a graduate of California State University Fresno.

Chris and her husband Dan Hollenbeck reside in Brooklyn Park, Minn.


Gophers finish fall season in Sunday exhibition

Gophers finish fall season in Sunday exhibition

10/29/2017 - W. Rowing

The Gopher Rowing program wrapped up the fall portion of its season on Sunday hosting Big Ten rival Wisconsin in an exhibition dual on the Mississippi River.

Gophers host Wisconsin in exhibition Sunday

Gophers host Wisconsin in exhibition Sunday

10/26/2017 - W. Rowing

Gopher Rowing will close out the fall season with an exhibition dual against Big Ten rival Wisconsin this weekend on the Mississippi River in Minneapolis.

Sterneman featured in hometown paper

Sterneman featured in hometown paper

10/27/2017 - W. Rowing

Gopher Rowing received a bit of publicity this week as senior Allison Sterneman was featured in an article in her hometown paper, the Elk River Star News covering Zimmerman, Elk River,...

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