Bowsher, former Kent State strength coach, releases statement about dismissal

Henry Palattella

Ross Bowser, former strength coach for the Kent State football team, released a statement Wednesday in response to his dismissal by the university on Monday after an internal investigation. 

The statement is as follows:

Heintz died on June 13 following a conditioning practice for the football team. The preliminary autopsy showed Heintz had an elevated body temperature, and the initial cause of death was ruled as hyperthermia.

Bowsher was in his second year of coaching at Kent State, after previously being at Arkansas Tech University and Purdue University. 

Henry Palattella is the sports editor, contact him at [email protected].