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Emmanuel College Lions
Howard Eaton
Howard Eaton
Title: Head Coach
City: franklin Springs
State: GA
ZIP Code: 30639
Country: USA
Phone: 706-245-2883

Howard, who is a native of Atlanta Ga, moved to the Northeast Ga area in 1994 the childhood home of his wife Pam. Since starting the men's program in the fall of 2011 Eaton has put the program on a solid foundation. In just two short years Coach Eaton has managed 3 runner-up finishes all in 2012-13. The team also made their first appearance in the 2012 NCCAA National Championship and finished 10th out of 18 teams. Along with some good finishes on the course Eaton said he is more proud of the accomplishments in the classroom. The team finished the 2012-13 season with a cumulative GPA of 3.48. This average won them the NCCAA Team scholar award, SSAC Team scholar award and the NAIA Team scholar award. Eaton is looking to build on the already successful program and reach for higher achievements on and off the course. Coach Eaton is an accomplished golfer in his own right. He competes regularly in GSGA events and is a member of the Georgia Amateur Tour and the Golf Channel AM Tour. Eaton has compiled 15 tournament victories over his career on the tours. Howard is married to his wife Pam of 27 years and has two daughters Kayla 23 who was a four year basketball 2 guard at Emmanuel and his youngest Keri who is 17 and a junior at Franklin County High School and is following in her father's footsteps as a golfer.

Team Accomplishments 2011-Present

2 NCCAA National Championship Appearances

1 SSCA Newcomer of the year

2 SSAC All Conference Player

1 NAIA 3rd Team All American

2 Tournament Medalists

12 All Tournament Selections

2 NAIA Academic All American

16 SSAC Academic Awards

16 NCCAA Academic Awards

3 NCCAA Scholar Team Awards

2 SSAC Scholar Team Award

2 NAIA Scholar Team Award

Coach Eaton's 2018-19 Commitment Statement:

"I committ to provide a well organized, fun, safe and disciplined practice environtment. Understanding that there are players at different levels. At all times I will treat the players equally and work hard to develop the players that are not at the same level."