Highlights from Session V with Kate
Athletes had the opportunity to work with Kate on the field, participate in a Q&A session, and receive an autographed item and picture with her.
Kate Sobrero-Markgraf was a member of the 1999 Women’s World Cup championship team, two Olympic gold medal teams (2004, 2008) co-captaining in 2008, and an Olympic silver medal team (2000). She competed in the 1999, 2003, and 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cups and was a member of the 2000, 2004, and 2008 Olympic Teams. Her 201 caps rank ninth all-time in U.S. history, and her 187 starts rank seventh. In addition, Kate played for the Boston Breakers in the WUSA and for the Red Stars in the WPS. As a collegian, Kate helped her Notre Dame Fighting Irish team to an NCAA title in 1995. She was a three-time All-American and the defensive MVP of the NCAA’s Final Four in 1995.
In the fall of 2018, Markgraf was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. She currently serves as the general manager of the United States Women’s National Team and was instrumental in hiring current Coach Vlatko Andonovski in October 2019.
She was a BSA Visiting Pro in 2015.