Prior to joining UC, Howe spent two seasons at Bowling Green, first as a graduate assistant and being promoted to full-time assistant overseeing the strength and conditioning needs of all women's programs at BGSU.
She held assistant positions for one year at Columbia (2005-06) and Notre Dame (2004-05) prior to Bowling Green.
Howe spent one year as an intern at Bucknell and was a personal trainer for a year following her graduation from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2002.
A four-year letterwinner in basketball at WVWC, Howe earned a bachelor's degree in exercise science in 2002. She received her master's in educational administration from Bowling Green in 2007. She is the daughter of Ed and Diane Howe of Blandford, Mass.
Howe earned her certification from the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association under the mentoring of Thomas Sheehan of Columbia.