Bowen is employed with Alexander County Schools as a Mathematics teacher at Alexander Central High School, where he will begin his 13th year in August. As well as serving as Track and Field Head Coach, he will enter his 13th year as an Assistant Coach for the football team. Coach Bowen also served as an Assistant Coach for Track and Field for 12 years.
Bowen commented “I am excited to be given the opportunity to lead the Track and Field program here at Alexander Central. I have learned a lot from my mentor, Jonathan Winkler, who filled this role for the past 16 years. I can’t wait to see what this year will bring for our team as we look to carry on the success and accomplishments that have been achieved over the past several years. I also look forward to taking this program to new heights in the coming seasons. I want to thank Principal Jacob Lail and Athletic Director Nathan Robinson for entrusting me to take on this leadership responsibility, Go Cougars!!!!!”
Alexander Central High School Athletic Director Nathan Robinson commented on the hire by saying “I am excited for Marcus to step into the role of being the Head Coach for our Track and Field program. He has a wealth of knowledge and lots of experience since he was previously an Assistant Coach for the past several years. I know he will do a great job leading the men and women in the program.”