- Katie Sowers is an American football assistant coach who served San Francisco 49ers as an offensive assistant coach from 2017 to 2021. In 2020, she broke gender barriers, becoming the first female and gay coach to make it to the Super Bowl. Besides, she is the second woman in NFL history to work as a full-time assistant coach.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Sexuality, Dating, and Girlfriend
- Family, Parents, and Siblings
- Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Katie Sowers is an American football assistant coach who served San Francisco 49ers as an offensive assistant coach from 2017 to 2021. In 2020, she broke gender barriers, becoming the first female and gay coach to make it to the Super Bowl. Besides, she is the second woman in NFL history to work as a full-time assistant coach.
Originally from Hesston, Kansas, Katie Sowers was born on 07 August 1986 under the star sign Leo. The 34-year-old assistant coach is American by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. She attended Hesston College and Goshen College in the 2000s. Later, she graduated with a master’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Central Missouri in 2012.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
During her days at Gohem, Sowers started her American football career playing in the Woman’s Football Alliance. She first played for the West Michigan Mayhem and then the Kansas City Titans. She was on the United States women’s national American football team that came out as the winner of the 2013 IFAF Women’s World Championship. In 2016, she retired from the WFA because of a hip injury.
In the summer of 2016, Sowers joined the NFL as a wide receiver’s intern with the Atlanta Falcons. She then moved to San Francisco 49ers in June 2017 as part of the 49ers 2017 Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship. She served as a seasonal offensive assistant until her promotion to offensive assistant in 2018.
In 2020, Sowers became the first female and gay coach to make it to the Super Bowl. Besides, she is the second woman in NFL history to work as a full-time assistant coach and the first openly gay coach in the league’s history. In the 2021 season, Sowers’ll not be returning to the 49ers as her contract has expired.
The assistant coach in the NFL reportedly makes around $400,000 per season. As Sowers worked as a full-time assistant coach for three seasons, her career earnings is around a million dollars. As of 2021, her net worth is estimated at $1.5 million.
Sexuality, Dating, and Girlfriend
Sowers came out publicly as a lesbian before the start of the 2017 NFL season. And, since at least the summer of 2019, she has been in a romantic relationship with her girlfriend, Cara.
The NFL assistant coach posted her first picture with her girlfriend, Cara, in July 2019. Since then, she has uploaded a multitude of pictures that gush about their romance.
In 2019, Sowers revealed in a tweet that her girlfriend was not out as gay before dating her.
Family, Parents, and Siblings
The 49ers’ female coach was born to parents Bonnie and Floyd Sowers. Her father, Floyd, was a women’s basketball coach at Bethel College for a long time. Meanwhile, her mother was the director of the Hesston College Nursing program for nearly four decades.
Sower has a twin sister named Liz, and an older sister named Steph. Her twin sister also played for the Kansas City Titans and was a wide receiver of the Team USA in the Women’s Football Alliance.
Body Measurements: Height and Weight
Sowers has a decent height of 5 feet 8 inches. She has a fit, athletic body that weighs around 65 kg. She has dark brown hair and brown eyes.