Clark Atlanta University Athletics Announces Leadership Change In Panther Football Program

By Keisha J Kelley

11-18-2021

Clark Atlanta University Athletic Director Dr. J Lin Dawson has announced a leadership change in the Panther football program as Tim Bowens, head coach for the past three years, has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately.

Bowens compiled a 2-18 record over the past three years, including a 2-8 record this past season.

“I appreciate the hard work that Tim Bowens has put in the past three years,” said Dawson. “As head of this Department, I pledged to make sure that we meet and exceed high expectations on the field and off, and sometimes that requires some hard decisions. Bowens is a very high-character leader and I appreciate his service and commitment to Clark Atlanta University athletics. I wish the best for Tim and his family in the future.”

A national search will begin immediately to identify the next head coach of the football program.

“The Clark Atlanta University football program is one of the most attractive and tradition-clad programs in our conference and among all HBCUs. I look forward to identifying the next coach to lead this program forward,” Dawson said.

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