Coach Bowman started his football coaching career as an assistant coach with the Taylor Mustangs in Taylor, Michigan for 4 years from 1972 - 1976.
Bob then spent 11 years as a game official in football and basketball, refereeing all levels from youth to high school from 1982 - 1993.
Following that, Bob coached with the Troy Cowboys for the next 10 seasons from 1994 - 2003, the Royal Oak Chargers for 2 seasons from 2004 - 2005, the Birmingham Patriots for 5 seasons from 2006 - 2010, the Clawson Mavericks for one season in 2013, and has returned to the Troy Cowboys where he just completed the 2017 season, with many more to follow.
Bob has dedicated more than 45 years, including 20 in the OMYFA, to the development of youth sports, helping athletes grow into stellar students, dedicated team members and good citizens who have a sense of pride in themselves and their community. Coaching kids to have sportsmanship, integrity, and a love of the game.