Sawyer Howitt is what many would call a business prodigy. The young entrepreneur is only a second semester senior but you wouldn’t be able to tell considering all the things he’s able to do. Since a young age he’s had a knack for business. Howitt understands the balance between being able to meet the operational and financial needs of a business while also realizing the importance of branding and connecting to consumers.
Now that we’ve spoken about his future in business, let’s talk about his current career. A lesser known fact about Howitt is he has a career as a racquetball player.
Though many people see racquetball as something middle aged men play at empty gymnasiums, there is a whole other side to the sport. Becoming a racquetball professional is a lot harder than you’d probably expect. An individual must be totally dedicated and willing to put in the time and effort it takes to be become pro. Many individuals set out on the path to become pro only to quit in the face of adversity when it gets rough.
When seeking to become an athlete in any sport it is important to set up a plan you think will work best for you. One must be very disciplined and focused to continue following a training plan that won’t yield any real results right away.
Time is very important when it comes to improving in general. Training results correlate exactly to the time invested by an athlete invests into training daily.
A coach can play a significant role in an athlete’s improvement. More than anything a coach effects an athletes’s motivation. I can’t think of any great sports professionals who haven’t attributed at least some of their success to coaching. A great coach can make an average player into a great one. Therefore, finding the right coach takes precedence.
Once an individual feels like their skills are up to par with some of the best racquetball players in the world the final step to becoming a professional racquetball player is finding a sponsor. It is the best way to fund your journey to becoming a professional racquetball player.