However, Bowman’s success goes well beyond Michael’s achievements as he has also coached a bevy of Olympic gold medalists including Allison Schmitt, Chase Kalisz, Yannick Angel, Kaitlan Sandeno, Peter Vanderkaay, Davis Tarwater, and Klete Keller. He has been on 4 USA Olympic coaching staffs and 7 World Championship teams. His swimmers have accounted for 43 world and 50 American records. His current athletes at ASU include current World Champion Leon Marchand plus a group of professional athletes led by Regan Smith, Jay Litherland, Simone Manuel, and Kalisz.
Prior to his arrival in Tempe in 2015, he served two stints at the world famous North Baltimore Aquatic Club (1996-2005 and 2008-2015). In between, he was the head coach at the University of Michigan (2005-2008).