Katie Sowers Biography – American Football Coach

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Katie Sowers Bio

Katie Sowers is a football coach. Photo Source: Katie Sowers' Instagram.

Katie Sowers is one of the iconic figures in the National Football League. She is the first female coach in Super Bowl history. In addition, she also became the first LGBTQ+ coach in NFL after coming out in 2017.

The sports personality previously worked for the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs. She also led the 49ers to Super Bowl LIV and made history as the first woman coach at Super Bowl. She is now the Director of Athletic Strategic Initiatives at Ottawa University.

So, let’s learn more about Sowers’ family, siblings, salary, and love life in this biography.

Katie Sowers’ Father Was A Basketball Coach

The football coach was born on August 7, 1986, in Hesston, Kansas, USA. She grew up thirty-five miles north of Wichita in Hesston in a loving household.

Katie Sowers’ father, Floyd Sowers, was a women’s basketball coach at Bethel College from 1989 to 1999. His coaching career influenced his daughter to adopt a similar route. Sadly, Katie’s dad, Floyd, passed away on June 19, 2020.

Katie Sowers’ mother, Bonnie Sowers, worked as the school’s director of nursing for over thirty years at Hesston College. She has a building named after her, Bonnie Sowers Nursing Centre.

Katie Sowers Family
Katie Sowers’ dad, Floyd Sowers, was a Basketball coach at Bethel College. Photo Source: Katie Sowers’ Instagram.

The coach’s elder sister, Stephanie Sankar, is a partner and attorney at Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP. Katie’s twin, Liz Sowers, is the head coach for the women’s flag football at Ottawa University.

Katie was passionate about football from a young age. She also played basketball while attending Hesston College. Afterward, Sowers transferred to Goshen College and earned her Bachelor’s in physical education. She also holds a Masters in Kinesiology from the University of Central Missouri.

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Katie Sowers Net Worth And Career

The coach played for West Michigan Mayhem and the Kansas City Titans. She was also US women’s team member who won the 2013 IFAF Women’s World Championship. Hence, Katie Sowers’ net worth must have increased during her playing career.

The footballer had to retire due to her hip injury in 2016. She then switched to coaching and became a coaching intern for Atlanta Falcons. Afterward, Katie joined the San Francisco 49ers as their seasonal offensive assistant in 2017. She was with the team till the 2020 season.

The NFL coach worked as a coaching intern for Kansas City Chiefs in the off-season and pre-season in 2021. She then joined Ottawa University as their new Director of Athletic Strategic Initiatives in October 2021. In addition, she is also the defensive coordinator for the college’s women’s flag football team.

A college football coach earns $38,043 a year on average. So, Sowers’ salary must also be around that range. Hence, Katie Sowers’ net worth must be a considerable sum from her football coaching career.

Another individual making his name as an NFL coach is Nate Carroll.

Is Katie Sowers Dating Anyone?

Well, the Ottawa coach is in a relationship with a woman named Cara. The couple hadn’t precisely shared when they began dating. However, Distractify speculates both must have been in a relationship since 2019.

Katie Sowers’ girlfriend, Cara, hadn’t initially come out to her family. She only talked about dating a woman after being together with Katie. Moreover, the coach shared her partner, Cara’s grandmother’s note accepting her sexual orientation on Twitter.

Katie Sowers Ex-Girlfriend Cara
Katie Sowers’ partner, Cara, only came out to her family after dating the coach. Photo Source: Katie Sowers’ Instagram.

However, Katie has not shared any new pictures of her partner on her social media pages. Many have speculated that the pair have already separated. So, are the rumors true, or are Katie and Cara are still together? Well, only the duo can share the truth about their relationship.

Also, going through her Instagram, we can see that Katie is very good with kids. Maybe in the coming days, we might see her as a mother.

Hopefully, Sowers will talk more about her personal life in the future.