The DuVal Athletic Department and Administrative Team are pleased to announce the hiring of Latia Howard, a PGCPS alum, as the school’s new Head Girls’ Basketball Coach. Coach Howard will lead the Lady Tigers this upcoming 2019-20 season.
Howard has been coaching basketball for a number of years, most recently as the Wakefield High School JV Girls’ Basketball Coach. She has coached for Waynesburg College, Fort Washington AAU Basketball, and Grace Brethren Christian School.
The Prince George’s community may know of her in a different role. Howard played for and graduated from Central High School in 1994. As a Falcon, she was named a Nike All-American and selected to the First Team All-Met Girls’ Basketball team. She went on to play at the University of Pittsburgh where she earned a spot on the Big East Rookie team.
After obtaining her Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Sociology, she returned back to the DMV (DC, Maryland & Virginia) as an educator. Howard holds a Masters of Arts Degree in Reading. She will continue her 14th consecutive year as a proud PGCPS Teacher this upcoming 2019-20 school year.
Coach Howard brings a tremendous amount of passion, enthusiasm and experience to the program, and she will push our student-athletes to be the best players and people they can be for our school and community.