Mike Dowden returns to Beloit College as a member of the Buccaneer coaching staff. A player at Beloit during the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons, he finished his career with two seasons at St. Norbert College, helping lead the team to the MWC Tournament in both seasons and a national ranking as high as #11 in 2008-09. He graduated from SNC in 2009 Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors in History. Currently attending Beloit College for his teacher certification, he was and assistant boys basketball coach at Walworth Big Foot High School last winter, helping lead the squad to the Conference Championship. This past summer he was an assistant for the National Champion Rock County Robins. He also works for the House of Speed and substitute teaches in the area.