Howard Glover moved to Charlotte, North Carolina by way of Toledo, Ohio. He is a teacher o environmental education and a Team USA Archery Instructor. It is his passion and life mission to empower and educate today's youth through various types of programs and physical fitness.

Additional Experience:

  • Certified personal trainer in boxing fitness
  • Founder and CEO of Hard Grinderz Fitness
  • Founder of Kings Growing Kings (KGK) Mentoring Football Team
  • Founder of Diverse Youth Programming (DYP) Project

Howard attended Urbana University, where he played college football and completed his B.A. in Education. After college, he then secured a position as a 6th grade teacher and a strength and conditioning coach. After that time, Howard coached high school football for ten years and was the offense coordinator for the high school in Toledo for five years.

Being the enthusiast for nature and outdoor activities, he obtained his certification as a level 2 canoe and kayak instructor and Team USA Archery Instructor.

He also serves as a team member at Grace Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Howard Glover continues to seek positive and innovative ways to expose today's youth to diverse programs, which will encourage and build up today's communities, family, and youth which are tomorrow's leaders.

Mission Statement

To empower, educate and mentoring community, families and youth with hands on experiences through diverse recreational, educational and fitness programming aimed to build character, encourage discovery of self and the world around them.



  • January 2005 - Indoor Professional Football League (Dayton Warbirds)
  • March 2002 - Pro Tryout combines Cincinnati (Cincinnati Ohio)
    • Football: Wide Receiver
  • August 1998 - Urbana University Urbana, Ohio
  • 2002 Football Wide Receiver, DB and Team Specialist
  • August 1994 - Toledo Woodward High School, Toledo, Ohio
  • June 1998 - Football, Basketball, Track
  • Urbana Football Record Book Holder


  • 2018 - Present Hard Grinderz Mentoring and Training Football Team
    • Founder
  • 2017 - 2018 Carolina Knight
    • Offensive Coordinator
  • 2016 - 2017 C-Mack Redskins Youth Football Team Charlotte, NC
    • Head Coach
  • 2014 - 2015 After-School All Star Walbridge Elementary Toledo, OH
    • Coaching Football Class
  • 2009 - 2014 Toledo Waite High School Toledo, OH
    • Offensive Coordinator & Assistant Football Coach, Track
  • 2007 - 2009 Clark State Community College Springfield OH
    • Men's Basketball Assistant Coach
  • 2003 - 2005 Springfield South High School Girls Basketball Team, Springfield, OH
    • Assistant Girls Basketball Coach
  • 2000 - 2005 Springfield South High Football Team Springfield, OH
    • Semifinals 2002
    • Assistant Football Coach Wide Receivers



  • Three-year Starter - Wide Receiver, Specialist
  • All-American Honors (Sr. year)
  • Jr. and Sr. year First Team American Mid-East Conference Athlete
  • Team Captain (Jr. and Sr. Year)
  • Specialist Award (Freshman Year)