Shannon Bowles Doleac is Utah's new gymnastics nutritionist
Aug. 20, 2007
SALT LAKE CITY -
Shannon (Bowles) Doleac, a nine-time All-America gymnast for Utah from 1998-2002, has accepted a position as the team's nutritionist. Doleac has worked as a personal nutrition and fitness consultant since receiving a master's degree in nutritional biochemistry and metabolisim from Tufts University in 2005. She is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) and owns two bachelor's degrees from the University of Utah (in exercise and sport science and psychology).
She previously volunteered as a strength and conditioning coach for the New Hampshire women's gymnastics team and also worked as a personal trainer for the Great Bay Athletic Club in Newmarket, N.H.
The New Hampshire native was a U.S. National Team member from 1997-98 before signing with the Utes. In addition to her nine All-America awards, she was one of 10 finalists for the 2002 Woman of the Year Award and received an NCAA postgraduate scholarship. The 2002 first-team CoSIDA Academic All-American graduated Cum Laude from Utah with a 3.83 GPA.
She is married to former Utah basketball star Michael Doleac, who now plays for the Miami Heat.