Coach Howell has been a member of the United States Professional Tennis Association for over 40 years and founded the Georgia Professional Tennis Association. He has been inducted into the GA Tennis Hall of Fame, The United States Professional Tennis Association - Southern Division Hall of Fame, the GA Tennis Professional Association Hall of Fame, and the Oglethorpe Athletic Hall of Fame. He was MVP and Captain of his Vanderbilt Tennis Team in 1970-71. His 2016 Men’s team captured its first SAA Conference Championship! He also had his first players selected All-American from Oglethorpe University! He leads a great staff consisting of other college coaches and collegiate players.
Coach Howell will direct a staff led by Felix Mann, Associate Head Coach of Nationally ranked University of the South, and will actively work with each junior player. Coach Howell is hands on in leading drills, strategy sessions, and critiquing match play and takes a personal interest in each camper regardless of their level of play – beginner or advanced.
Coach Howell Wins Lifetime Achievement Award: See Link Below
Felix Mann is returning to camp for his eighth year as our Head Instructor in 2017. Felix is the Associate Head Tennis Coach at University of the South, where he leads the nationally ranked Tigers. He coached 5 All-Americans last year at Swanee. He was formally the Head Men and Women's Tennis Coach at Division III Averett University where he is built a solid program. He got his start in college coaching as the assistant coach at Rhodes College for two years after graduating from Oglethorpe. He was a two time 1st Team All-Conference player for the Stormy Petrels. He brings eight years of experience of working at the Peter Howell Tennis Camps and we are very excited to have him back!