Howell named YMCA sports director

Published 4:33 pm Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Bainbridge – Decatur County YMCA is pleased to announce Sarah Howell as its new Sports Director, effective July 1. 

Her role as YMCA Sports Director will be to direct all sports, including basketball, soccer, volleyball, swimming, etc., as well as assist with membership administration. 

Howell brings a special expertise in soccer to the organization. She grew up in Jesup, where she played soccer as a child. She attended Brewton Parker College on a soccer scholarship before transferring to Georgia Southern University where she continued to play soccer while earning a degree in Sports Management and Business. She serves as a soccer referee at various levels, and has officiated NCAA Tournament matches, GHSA State Finals and semi-professional matches.

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Howell has lived in Bainbridge since 2008. She has been married to her husband, Dave Howell, for 11 years and together they have one daughter, Kaylee.

“I look forward to strengthening our community through my new role at the YMCA,” says Howell. “Exciting things are planned for the YMCA, including new adult sports, and I look forward to meeting our member and participant families.”