Swimming World reports.Michael Phelps' long-time coach, Bob Bowman, just accepted the job as head coach of the Arizona State swimming team,
It's exciting news for the ASU swimmers, considering Bowman is the man who helped prep Phelps for his 22 Olympic-medal-winning performances, including 18 golds.
It also means Phelps will most likely be moving to Tempe, Ariz., to train for the Rio Olympics, just as he moved to Michigan to train while Bowman was the head coach at Michigan State between the 2004 and 2008 Olympics.
For the majority of their partnership, Bowman has coached Phelps and others, including five-time Olympic medalist Allison Schmitt near, Phelps' hometown of Baltimore, Maryland.
Phelps has continued to train with Bowman throughout the swimmer's six-month suspension from USA Swimming. He was suspended in October for violating the organization's code of conduct for being pulled over while driving under the influence. At the time, he agreed to enter a six-week treatmentRead More »from Phelps will likely head to new training facility soon