Jen Bowman has been the head coach of the Trinity College women's volleyball team since 2004. The 2003 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Coach of the Year, Bowman has guided Trinity to 11 winning seasons. 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 eight of the last ten NESCAC Championship Tournaments, is Trinity's all-time winningest volleyball coach. Additionally, 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.
A widely respected coach, Bowman has served on a number of American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) committees, and has been the NCAA New England regional representative for NESCAC. Also a graduate of the NCAA Women’s Coaches Academy and USA Volleyball Level I course, Bowman did her undergraduate work at Salisbury University and received a bachelor’s 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 master’s degree in post-secondary education from Salisbury in 2004, and she has also 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.