This award is named after the famed Centerville High School cross country and track coach Bob Bowman. Bob was the head coach of the boys cross country team at Carroll in 1984 and 1985. In 1986 he switched to the public sector in teaching and coaching and was boys cross country job at Centerville High School. Bob coached 22 boys in 1986 and coached for 19 years through the 2004 season leaving with 86 boys on the team. The success and popularity of the sport in the Dayton area is directly related to Bob Bowman's dedication and hard work.
Team captain; ran 16:32.40 at Trinity
Team captain, ran 16:48.15 at regional
Team captain and leader on and off the course
Team leader, improved from 17:40 to 16:50 as a senior