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Paul Bowman

Paul Bowman

Position: High Performance Manager

Quietly spoken but with a fierce drive to win, Bowman has been part of the Toyota Cowboys since the club formed in 1995, including 13 seasons as a player and seven as part of the off-field team in season 2015.

As head of the high performance unit, he oversees the club’s pre-season and in-season training, pre-match preparations, post-match recovery and injury rehabilitation.

'Bear' is also the 'blue shirt' trainer for the NRL squad, passing on the messages from the coaches' box to the players during matches.

Appointed: 2011

Previous appointments
• NYC Strength & Conditioning Coach, 2010
• NYC Assistant Coach, 2009-10
• Assistant Coach (interim), Cowboys, 2008
• Inaugural Cowboys Life Member, 2006

Playing career:
• Cowboys, 1995-2007 
• Captain, Cowboys, 2001-04
• 203 first grade games
• 12 State of Origin matches (Qld), 2000-05

Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Sport & Exercise Science (JCU)