The Tigers Finished Sixth as a Team
Dan Hermsmeier will shoot at the NCAA Championships as an individual in the Air Rifle
Short feature of our 2013-14 Memphis Tigers rifle team that finished 4th in the nation this season!
Dr. John Dowdy is in his 22nd season as an assistant coach for the Memphis rifle program. As a competitive rifleman, Dowdy has expert classifications in smallbore and high power rifle.
A graduate of the University's Department of Microbiology and Molecular Sciences, Dowdy operates a biological research and laboratory management consulting practice.
Dowdy earned a bachelor's degree in natural science from Christian Brothers University in 1984 and a second degree in biology in 1985. He earned his Ph.D. from Memphis in molecular cell biology in 2000.
Dowdy is a former rifle captain at East High School in Memphis, Tenn. Dowdy and his wife, Pamela, have two sons, Jack and Sean.