John Dowdy
John  Dowdy

Assistant Coach

Alma Mater:
Christian Brothers, 1984


Hermsmeier Finishes Third at Great American Rifle Conference Championships

The Tigers Finished Sixth as a Team


No. 9 Rifle Closes Out Regular Season at NCAA Qualifier; Hermsmeier Receives NCAA Individual Bid

Dan Hermsmeier will shoot at the NCAA Championships as an individual in the Air Rifle


2013-14 Memphis Tigers Rifle Team

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.

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