Football Adds Two Coaches for '06

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College has announced the addition of two coaches to Dave Caputi's 2006 football staff. Trevor Powers (Wells, Maine), a 2006 graduate of Bowdoin, and Steve Shukie, a 2005 alum of John Hopkins, will join the Polar Bears this fall.

Powers was a two-sport athlete at Bowdoin, and was a special-teams standout as a senior on the football squad in 2005. He left his mark on the baseball diamond as well, becoming the winningest pitcher in school history by going 21-8 with a 3.68 career ERA. He twiced captained the baseball team and earned Bowdoin's Frederick G.P. Thorne Award for Outstanding Leadership by a Male Athlete. A government major at Bowdoin, Powers was a finalist for the Fitzpatrick Award while attending Cheverus High School. He will work as a defensive assistant this season for the Polar Bears.

Steve Shukie joins the Bowdoin coaching staff after stints at Johns Hopkins and King's College. A 2005 graduate of Johns Hopkins, Shukie's playing career was cut short due to injuries, but he took up assistant coaching duties for the Blue Jays, who captured three Centennial Conference Championships during his tenure. A native of West Hartford, Connecticut, Shukie's older brother John '99 played football for Bowdoin. Shukie will be responsible for the Polar Bear running backs in 2006.