Wiki BiographyWilliam Jay "Bill" Bowerman (February 19, 1911 – December 24, 1999) was an American track and field coach and co-founder of Nike, Inc. Over his career, he trained 31 Olympic athletes, 51 All-Americans, 12 American record-holders, 24 NCAA champions and 16 sub-4 minute milers. During his 24 years as coach at the University of Oregon, the Ducks track and field team had a winning season every season but one, attained 4 NCAA titles, and finished in the top 10 in the nation 16 times. He is the recipient of the Oxford Cup, Beta Theta Pi's greatest honor.
|Net Worth||$500 Thousand|
|Date Of Birth||1911-02-19|
|Place Of Birth||Portland, Oregon, U.S.|
|Spouse||Barbara Young Bowerman|
|Children||Jon Bowerman, Thomas Bowerman, William J. "Jay" Bowerman, Jr.|