Tommy Bowe is an ex-rugby player, now a rugby coach and fitness expert. He is originally from County Monaghan in Ireland, where he was a part of the underage rugby team that won the championship in 1987. He then joined the British and Irish Lions international team, where he played seven times, scoring one try. He then played for the Scarlets. After that he retired from rugby but has since become a coach and trainer. He is also known for his Tommy Bowe Menswear range.
Tommy Bowe started his coaching career at the University of Bath in England, where he coached the rugby team. He had a distinguished playing career appearing in the 6 Nations ahd World Cup for Ireland enjoying some success. He qualified as a sports management student in Scotland before going to the University of Bristol where he worked as fitness and conditioning specialist there. He worked first as a physiotherapist then fitness and conditioning manager at Scottish Mutual Wealth Management before accepting the role of head coach at Ulster in February 2021.
Tommy Bowe is also a great speaker, so he will have no problem in attracting the attention of the many supporters of Irish rugby. But does he have what it takes to get the job done as head coach of Irish rugby teams? Well, it’s not all peaches and cream when it comes to getting a job in rugby, especially when you are considered one of the more senior coaches at a university. Some say that he still needs to do some work on his leadership skills but this doesn’t seem to be a major problem. We’ll see soon if he’s still got what it takes to become a success.