The Hamilton Tiger-Cats announced Wednesday the football club has hired five-year CFL veteran Marcellus Bowman as the team’s Strength and Conditioning Coach.
Bowman, 36, most recently spent time with the University of Central Florida, working as an Assistant Director of Football Performance (2019-20) and spent two seasons as the Strength and Conditioning Coach with the University of Auburn’s football team (2017-18).
“I had the opportunity to coach Marcellus when he was playing, and he is exactly the type of person we want in the Tiger-Cats organization. He is outstanding at his profession and will provide significant value.” Said Orlondo Steinauer, President of Football Operations and Head Coach of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. “We are excited to welcome him and his family back to Hamilton.”
Bowman, a 6’3, 231-pound linebacker, played 57 games over five seasons in the Canadian Football League with the Tiger-Cats (2013-14) and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2010-12), registering 216 total tackles, 177 defensive tackles, nine quarterback sacks, two interceptions and two fumble recoveries. The Youngstown, Ohio native also spent time with the National Football League’s Denver Broncos (2010) and played his college football at Boston College (2005-09).