Sean Bowers came to Miramar College in 2007 (their inaugural season) with a wealth of knowledge and experience to help build Miramar Women’s Soccer program. He has built the Jets soccer program from the ground up and has accomplished this with hard work, passion and commitment. Over the first 5 years of the program, Sean has led the Miramar Women’s Soccer team to an astounding 74-21-9 overall record. The last three years Coach Bowers has lead the Jets to the Play-offs and in 2011 the team achieved a #7 ranking (NSCAA)in the nation. Several of his players have moved on to other top soccer schools to continue their careers or academics.
Below is a list of accomplishments of Sean’s coaching and playing career:
Bowers played for the Wizards from 1996-99, and earned the team's Defender of the Year award twice. He also served as team captain for the 1999 season. Bowers recently retired as a member of the San Diego Sockers of the Major Indoor Soccer League. He is the only person in NPSL/MISL history to achieve at least 1000 blocks and 1000 points. He was a 2002/2003 MISL All-Star and the league's Defender of the Year with the Baltimore Blast. During 2002-03, he also served as the team's interim head coach. Bowers is a 3 time Defender of the Year in the MISL.
Bowers has also been a member of the U.S. National Futsal Team since 1995, earning 36 international caps. He has been the team captain since 1998. The team won the 2004 CONCACAF gold medal and played in the 2004 World Cup in Taiwan in November. He also saw time with the Detroit Rockers of the National Professional Soccer League from 1991-95 and 2000-01. In 1991, he was the league's Rookie of the Year as the Rockers won the NPSL championship. He was a four-time All-Star and three-time Defender of the Year.
In addition to his coaching stint with the Baltimore Blast, Bowers' resume includes extensive coaching experience. He was an assistant coach for the Detroit Rockers of the NPSL in 2000-01. He was a head coach and assistant coach of the Michigan Hawks, Under-23 women's select team that won the 2001 U.S. Open Cup. In 1999, he was an assistant coach for William Jewell College, an NAIA school in Liberty, Mo.
When Sean was traded to SD Sockers he became the Asst. coach for the Women's Soccer Team at California Baptist University in 2003-2005 and last year became Head Women's Soccer coach at CBU and led the team to a #9 ranking in NAIA. He has recently coached the San Diego Sealions (semi-pro) to their first Final Four appearance in 2006.
A native of San Diego, Bowers graduated from Quincy (Ill.) College in 1991 with a bachelor's degree in political science. He also has earned his Masters in Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania and his Performance Enhancement Specialist certificate from NASM. Sean is married to Maria for the past 15 years and has three wonderful kids Aydan (14), Isabella (12) and Gracie (10).