COACHING STAFF:

Head Coach Bryan K. Howard

bryan.howard@noc.edu 

580-548-2388

 Coach Bryan Howard, a Henryetta,Oklahoma native is entering his first year as the Head Coach of the Northern Jets Softball program. Howard joins Northern Oklahoma College after a high level of success as a head high school and travel softball coach. Before taking the reins at Northern Howard was the head coach at Mustang High School in Mustang, Oklahoma. There he lead the Lady Broncos to the first 6A State Championship in twenty-seven years with a combined record of 36 wins and 4 losses. In his single season at Mustang he had two All-Staters as well as being named the Large West All-State head coach and Region 11 Coach of the Year.

Prior to his work in Mustang, Howard lead the Washington High softball program. He & the Lady Warriors went on to win two State Championship and a combined record of 207 wins and 77 losses. Howard is a back to back State Champion in two different classes (3A & 6A) in fastpitch winning both in 2013 and 2014. Coach Howard has also been involved in travel softball for the past twelve years. He has been the head coach for four different travel teams (Ok. Rebels, Ok. Canes, Ok. Synergy & Ok. Athletics) during those years. Most recently as the head coach in the Oklahoma Athletics organization.

Howard received his Bachelor of General Studies degree from Northeastern State University and is currently working on his Masters degree at Emporia State University.

Howard has two daughters, Kristan 23 and Tymber 20. Also he has two granddaughters Isabell and Audree. Howard resides in Enid, Oklahoma.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

*High school coaching record 243 wins - 81 loss

*2014 6A STATE CHAMPION - REGION 11 COACH OF THE YEAR

*2014 CONFRENCE COACH OF THE YEAR - 2014 ALL STATE COACH

*2013 3A STATE CHAMPION - REGION 5 COACH OF THE YEAR

*2013 OKLAHOMA 3A COACH OF THE YEAR

*2012 STATE SEMI-FINALS

*2011 STATE SEMI-FINALS - 2011 STATE CHAMPIONS (slowpitch)

*2010 STATE RUNNER UP - 2010 STATE SEMI-FINALS (slowpitch)

*2009 STATE QUARTER FINALS - 2009 STATE SEMI-FINALS (slowpitch)

*9 DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS - 8 REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

*2013 CONFERENCE COACH OF THE YEAR

*2011 CONFERENCE COACH OF THE YEAR - 2011 SLOWPITCH COACH OF THE YEAR

*2011 REGION 5 COACH OF THE YEAR

 

Assistant Coach Garrett Hannah

garrett.hannah@noc.edu

580-548-2292

Coach Hannah is entering his 2nd season at Northern Oklahoma College. Prior to NOC, Hannah was a Student Manager for the Oklahoma State Cowgirl softball program for two years from the Fall of 2012 to the Spring of 2014. Coach Hannah was also a member of the baseball team for one year at Northern Oklahoma College in Tonkawa under Coach Terry Ballard. 

Hannah graduated from Mulhall-Orlando High School in 2008 where he lettered in baseball and basketball all four years. After high school, Hannah graduated from NOC-Tonkawa in 2010 with an Associates in Physical Education and then graduated from Oklahoma State in the Fall of 2014 with a Bachelor's in University Studies.

Coach Hannah works with the Outfield and assists Coach Howard with hitting. 

Hannah currently resides in Enid, OK.