Dr. Michael Bowser was hired as the Assistant Coach of
the men's basketball team at Wells College in September 2013. Dr.
Bowser joins the Express after serving as the Head Coach of men's
basketball at NEAC-rival Cazenovia College from 2005 to 2013.
Dr. Bowser was hired as the men’s basketball coach at Cazenovia in 2005, replacing long time Head Coach Todd Widrick with whom he served as an assistant for dating back to 2002 before taking the program’s reins. Across a nine-year tenure with the Wildcats, Bowser racked up 69 coaching victories and was selected as the NEAC’s top coach in 2007-08, earning Coach of the Year merits while his team claimed the 2007-08 NEAC Co-Championship.
Prior to joining the Wildcats, Dr. Bowser served as the Junior Varsity Head Coach and Varsity Assistant Coach at Fabius (N.Y.)-Pompey High School. He also coached middle school basketball at Liverpool (N.Y.) High School. Dr. Bowser practiced as a successful cardiologist in upstate New York for many years, retiring at the age of 55 to pursue a lifelong dream of coaching basketball.
A Buffalo, N.Y. native, Dr. Bowser was a 1966 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and went on to receive a degree in internal medicine and cardiology from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, N.Y.