Vice President for Athletics/Athletic Director

Dale Howard


Walsh's most enthusiastic and visible supporter is Dale Howard, Vice President for Athletics/Director of Athletics. Howard continues to be dedicated to the development and success of the Walsh University Athletic programs, and student-athlete achievements both in the classroom and on the field. During his tenure, Howard was the driving force behind the development of the athletic fields and courts on Walsh’s north property, Walsh’s new basketball arena, and he led the charge for Walsh’s acceptance as full members of NCAA ll, and the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC).
Howard came to Walsh from Bowling Green State University. He has a master's degree in higher education administration from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley and a B.S. in education from the State University at Brockport, New York.
Howard and his wife, Janet are the parents of two boys, Ryan (Syracuse University ‘06, now living in Miami, Florida) and Matthew (St. Bonaventure University, ’08, now living in Arlington, Virginia), and a daughter, Kelli (freshman, at The Ohio State University). The Howard’s reside in North Canton.

Contact Dale Howard at (330) 490-7303 or at