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Bob Bowman
Bowman & Phelps - Indy 2009.jpg
Bowman with Michael Phelps in 2009
Current position
Title Swimming coach
Team Arizona State
Conference Pac-12 Conference
Biographical details
Born April 6, 1965 (1965-04-06) (age 56)
Columbia, South Carolina
Alma mater Florida State University
Playing career
1983–1985 Florida State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1996-2005 North Baltimore AC
2005–2008 Michigan
2008–2015 North Baltimore AC
2015–present Arizona State
Accomplishments and honors
  • World Swimming & Diving Hall of Fame
  • 2016 USA Olympic Swimming Head Coach

Robert Bowman (April 6, 1965) is an American swimming coach who is the current head coach of the Arizona State Sun Devils swimming and diving teams of Arizona State University. Bowman is best known as the coach of 23-time Olympic gold medalist American swimmer Michael Phelps. From 2005 to 2008, Bowman served as the head coach for the Michigan Wolverines swimming and diving team of the University of Michigan men's swimming & diving team. From 2008 to 2015, he worked as the CEO and head coach for North Baltimore Aquatic Club.

In 2015, USA Swimming appointed him the head coach of the men's U.S. 2016 Olympic Team.

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