Katie Sowers ’09

Katie Sowers '09
Katie Sowers '09

Katie Sowers ’09 is making history. As an offensive assistant coach with the San Francisco 49ers, she is the NFL’s first openly-gay coach and only the second woman to hold a full-time assistant coaching position throughout the NFL season.


Alumni Katie Sowers ’09 will make history at the Super Bowl – Goshen College (1/22/20)

Katie Sowers (Photo courtesy of the San Francisco 49ers)

49ers WR on Sowers: She’s just getting started – NFL.com (1.30.20)

Katie Sowers blazes trail as first woman, and openly gay, coach in Super Bowl – Associate Press (1.30.20)

Meet Katie Sowers, the First Woman to Coach in a Super Bowl – E! Online (1.30.20)

Coach Katie Sowers: 5 things to know about NFL assistant for 49ers in Super Bowl LIV – Indianapolis Star (1.30.20)

Katie Sowers trailblazer as first woman coach at Super Bowl – southernminn.com (1.30.20)

49ers’ Katie Sowers responds to Goshen College’s apology – NBC Sports (1.26.20)

What Kansas’ Katie Sowers Says About Being The First Woman To Coach In The Super Bowl – NPR (1.29.20)

Breaking it Down with Katie Sowers. – Yahoo Sports (9.17.19)

San Francisco 49ers coach Katie Sowers on how she landed her dream job – MarketWatch (7.20.19)

How Katie Sowers Became The 2nd Woman To Coach Full-Time In The NFL – NPR (3.29.19)

Coach Katie Sowers Wants to Solve the NFL’s Woman Problem – Glamour (7.16.19)

5 things to know about 49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers – ESPN (5.14.18)

49ers female assistant Sowers takes 2 whacks at tradition. What took so long for NFL? – The Sacramento Bee (8.24.17)

49ers’ Katie Sowers becomes NFL’s first openly gay coach, second woman to hold full-time post – ESPN (8.23.17)

49ers’ Katie Sowers becomes first openly LGBT coach in NFL – Washington Post (8.23.17)

Goshen, Hesston alum becomes second female NFL coach – The Mennonite (8.21.17)

Reviews are in on 49ers’ first female coach – The Mercury News (8.10.17)

Shanahan: 49ers intern Katie Sowers ‘did as good of a job as anyone’ – NBC Sports (7.14.17)

Atlanta Falcons’ Dan Quinn praises coaching intern Katie Sowers – ESPN (8.2.16)

For the love of the game: Katie Sowers ’09 to make NFL coaching debut – Hesston College (5.17.16)

Katie Sowers ’09 coaches with NFL icons in East-West college all-star game – Fox 13 Tampa Bay (1.19.16)