Jen Bowman
Trinity College
Jen Bowman
Head Volleyball Coach
Trinity (CT)
Division 3

Bowman's 2011 team tied for second most wins in program history with a 19-9 mark and advanced to the NESCAC Semifinals.  Bowman, who has led the Bantams to seven of the last nine NESCAC Championship Tournaments, is Trinity's all-time winningest volleyball coach with a 174-125 record at the College after compiling a 177-50 record in six years as the head volleyball coach at Frostburg State University and Bates College. Trinity volleyball players claimed the senior female scholar athlete of the year awards at the College's athletic banquets each year from 2012 to 2014 and its junior female scholar athlete of the year in 2012 and 2013. Bowman is also an associate professor of physical education in the Trinity athletic department. Bowman won over 71 percent of her matches in four years at NESCAC rival Bates, including a 31-9 mark and an appearance in the NCAA Division III Championship Regional Finals in 2000. In four years, Bowman guided Bates to four NESCAC Championship Semifinals and two NESCAC Finals.  She ranks among the best active Division III coaches with a winning percentage of .661 (341-175). A widely respected coach, Bowman has served on a number of American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) committees, and has been the NCAA representative for NESCAC. Also a graduate of the NCAA Womens Coaches Academy, Bowman did her undergraduate work at Salisbury University and received a bachelors degree in geography in 1997. She was a four-time all-conference and a two-time all-region volleyball and softball player at Salisbury.  Bowman earned her masters degree in post-secondary education from Salisbury in 2004, and she has held a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist qualification from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Bowman was inducted into the Salisbury Athletics Hall of Fame in 2007.