Tim Olszewski

Girls Varsity Head Coach

Coach Olszewski has over 25 years coaching experience as well as 10 years experience as an AAU coach and basketball trainer. He was the Fenton boys varsity coach from 2004 - 2015 winning league titles in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013. He was nominated for the Class A, Regional 11 coach of the year. Since taking over the helm at Howell, he has lead the Highlanders to a KLAA West Division Title, KLAA Lakes Conference title and KLAA Association title all in his first season. Finishing the season with a 20-3 record, Olszewski added a District Championship for the Highlanders to his resume last year as well. 

Ron Readman

Girls Varsity Assistant Coach

Ron Readman has over 40 years of coaching experience at various levels including JV and Varsity. Ron Readman has coached AAU basketball for 20 years. This is Ron’s second stint coaching in the Howell Basketball Program. Ron’s son, Eric, currently plays for top-rated Cornerstone University (MI).

Steve Barlow

Girls JV Head Coach

Steve Barlow has over 30 years of coaching experience at the high school and AAU levels in which he has spent much of that time with Coach Olszewski. This is Steve’s second stint in the girls basketball program at Howell. Steve’s son, Kyle, is on the coaching staff at Toledo University. 

Carrie Boss

Girls JV Assistant Coach

Carrie Boss has been an Assistant coach with the Varsity program at Howell for the last 5 seasons. Carrie also coaches the 8th Grade Girls at Highlander Way Middle School.

Tyler Szczepanski

Girls Freshman Head Coach, Varsity Assistant Coach

Tyler Szczepanski has seven years of coaching experience at the middle school and high school level. Tyler has coached AAU basketball and has trained athletes in basketball and strength/conditioning for the past five years. Tyler played under Coach O while at Fenton from 2008-2010 and was a part of the first two championships Olszewski won while at Fenton. Tyler joined the coaching staff for the next three league titles at Fenton and then followed Olszewski to Howell last year. Tyler also teaches World History at Howell High School.

Trevor Kline

Girls Freshman Assistant Coach, Varsity Assistant Coach

Trevor Kline has five years of coaching experience at the middle school, high school, and AAU levels. Trevor also played under Coach O during the 2008-2010 stretch when Olszewski won his first two of five championships at Fenton. Trevor and Tyler, along with the rest of the coaching staff, joined Olszewski in Howell when he took the girls varsity job one year ago. Trevor also teaches Algebra at Flushing High School.


Lauren Rhoads

Conditioning Coach/Program Assistant

Lauren Rhoads has seven years of coaching experience from youth recreational all the way up to the collegiate level. Lauren has also worked with athletes to increase their performance through speed and agility training, as well as strength and conditioning. Lauren played at Howell High School from 2006-2010 while being a part of both a league and district championship, in the first year of the KLAA. Lauren also was a four time defensive player of the year for the league. Upon graduation Lauren played an additional four years as a varsity starter and captain at Adrian College. She was a five time MIAA player of the week, four year all conference recipient and a member of the 1,000 point career club. During her two years of graduate school, Lauren also worked as a graduate assistant for the Northern Illinois University basketball team. Lauren joins our coaching staff this year, as well as being an exercise physiologist in Brighton, MI.

About Our Program

In 2016, we had the best record our program has had in 20 years. We won our Division, our Conference, and our Association titles. We also won the District title. While 2015-2016 was a great year, we are looking for even better things in 16-17!

Recent News

Contact Us

Address: 1200 W Grand River
Howell, MI 48843

Phone: (517) 540-8300

Email: olszewst@howellschools.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/HowellHoops