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49ers' Katie Sowers makes history as first female to coach at the Super Bowl

Katie Sowers at NFC Championship - Green Bay Packers v San Francisco 49ers
Posted at 11:22 AM, Jan 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-21 11:23:23-05

The match up for the 54th Super Bowl is all set.

The Kansas City Chiefs will face the San Francisco 49ers on Feb. 2 in Miami.

This game will be a historic moment for 49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers, who is the first female coach to ever make it to the Super Bowl.

According to the 49ers team website , Sowers is in her fourth season with the NFL and second as an offensive assistant with the 49ers.

Sowers originally joined San Francisco in June of 2017 as part of the 49ers 2017 Bill Walsh Minority Fellowship, where she worked with the team's wide receivers.

In addition, Sowers is also the second woman to be employed full-time as an NFL coach.

Prior to joining the 49ers, Sowers worked as a scouting intern with the Atlanta Falcons in 2016. She also played professional football with Women’s Football Alliance.