Michael Bohl is the coach of swimmer Emma McKeon who represented Australia in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and former coach of triple gold medallist Stephanie Rice .
Bohl has been the coach of Australian swimmers who have been on the podium at every summer Olympics between the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Bohl received the Australian Sports Medal in 2000, recognising him as a “Long Serving ASI Committee Member”. He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the 2010 Australian Day Honours for “service to swimming as a competitor and coach”.
At the 2015 Australian Institute of Sport Awards Bohl was named Coach of the Year.
In 2020, Bohl started co-coaching Australian competitive swimmer and multiple-time world junior champion Lani Pallister with Janelle Pallister.
Michael is the swim coach at Griffith University at Gold Coast, Australia