Sawyer Howitt is a racquetball player and entrepreneur, entwining both talents into a successful career as an entrepreneurial athlete. In his article, “How to become a racquetball pro like Sawyer Howitt”, he illustrates how he used his business mind to lay out his road as a professional racquetball player and how anyone with drive, ambition and a plan can do the same thing. From deciding what sort of athlete to be and finding sponsorships to eating right and finding a great coach, he details the ins and outs of professional athletics with precision. His business mind succinctly and effectively lays out his insight into the world of pro sports in an easy to understand manner that makes all things possible.
Although most of his racquetball experience is from in high school, Sawyer Howitt already shows great promise in the sport. Currently a member of the Racquetball Club of Portland and is expected to be a shining star in the near future, possibly in the Olympics. In 2015 Howitt was listed “most active in tournaments” and played an exceptional game in the State Championships, due to which he was asked to be representative on staff by the Racquetball Club of Portland while still in high school. Two years later in 2017, he was named Lincoln High School Racquetball Star.
While he has always spent much of his time into his racquetball game, he has put equal energy into excelling in his entrepreneurial career. He currently holds the position of project manager at Meriwether Group and plans to attend UC Berkeley.
With all this, he somehow manages to make time to help his community through donations, running mentorship programs and fighting for women’s rights. Even after all that, he occasionally take some time for himself to indulge in his photography hobby.