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Katie Hnida

Advocate Against Sexual Violence, First Woman to Play and Score Points in an NCAA Division I Football Game

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Katie Hnida Biography

Katie Hnida graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of New Mexico with a degree in Psychology. She is a pioneer in the world of sports, being the first woman to play, and score points, in a NCAA Division One football game.

Katie's football career started at Chatfield Senior High School in Littleton, Colorado where she played varsity football for four years. She was voted Homecoming Queen by her classmates and participated in halftime ceremonies wearing her uniform.

As a senior, she was named Colorado Sportswoman of the Year as well as Teen People Magazine's Number One Teen Most Likely to Change the World.

While attending the University of Colorado in 1999-2000, Katie became the first woman to make the football team. She then transferred to the University of New Mexico where she played three seasons for the Lobos.

On August 30, 2003, Katie kicked two extra points vs. Texas State to become the first woman in NCAA history to score in a Division I game. Her shoes and uniform are in the College Football Hall of Fame.

In 2004, Katie spoke out publicly about the sexual harassment and rape she endured while at the University of Colorado. She has become prominent speaker on violence against women and travels the country to share her powerful story at colleges, women’s groups and other organizations. She has been a keynote speaker at numerous fundraisers, as well as, a featured speaker alongside Hilary Swank and Alec Baldwin at Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation events.

Katie is involved with a number of organizations that work to combat violence against women, including The Voices and Faces Project, The Joyful Heart Foundation, and Counter Quo.

Katie also has a special interest in working with children. Throughout her life, she has served as a mentor to at-risk youth and spoken regularly at elementary, middle, and high schools.

In addition to speaking, Katie is also the author of "Still Kicking: My Journey as the First Woman to Play Division I Football", published by Scribner in 2006. Her writing has appeared in publications such as People Magazine and Cosmopolitan.

She has appeared on numerous television shows including Larry King Live, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, ESPN, and has been featured in various magazines and newspapers including: TIME, Sports Illustrated, Glamour, People, The New York Times, USA Today, and The Washington Post.

Katie has continued her football career, most recently becoming the first woman to play professional arena football with the Ft. Wayne Firehawks in 2010.

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Still Kicking: My Dramatic Journey As the First Woman to Play Division One College Football

Still Kicking: My Dramatic Journey As the First Woman to Play Division One College Football

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  • Katie Hnida and the University of Colorado

    Katie Hnida joined the University of Colorado football team in 1999, after a successful high-school kicking career. But she never made it onto the field, and by the ...

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Katie Hnida Biography

Katie Hnida graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of New Mexico with a degree in Psychology. She is a pioneer in the world of sports, being the first woman to play, and score points, in a NCAA Division One football game.

Katie's football career started at Chatfield Senior High School in Littleton, Colorado where she played varsity football for four years. She was voted Homecoming Queen by her classmates and participated in halftime ceremonies wearing her uniform.

As a senior, she was named Colorado Sportswoman of the Year as well as Teen People Magazine's Number One Teen Most Likely to Change the World.

While attending the University of Colorado in 1999-2000, Katie became the first woman to make the football team. She then transferred to the University of New Mexico where she played three seasons for the Lobos.

On August 30, 2003, Katie kicked two extra points vs. Texas State to become the first woman in NCAA history to score in a Division I game. Her shoes and uniform are in the College Football Hall of Fame.

In 2004, Katie spoke out publicly about the sexual harassment and rape she endured while at the University of Colorado. She has become prominent speaker on violence against women and travels the country to share her powerful story at colleges, women’s groups and other organizations. She has been a keynote speaker at numerous fundraisers, as well as, a featured speaker alongside Hilary Swank and Alec Baldwin at Mariska Hargitay’s Joyful Heart Foundation events.

Katie is involved with a number of organizations that work to combat violence against women, including The Voices and Faces Project, The Joyful Heart Foundation, and Counter Quo.

Katie also has a special interest in working with children. Throughout her life, she has served as a mentor to at-risk youth and spoken regularly at elementary, middle, and high schools.

In addition to speaking, Katie is also the author of "Still Kicking: My Journey as the First Woman to Play Division I Football", published by Scribner in 2006. Her writing has appeared in publications such as People Magazine and Cosmopolitan.

She has appeared on numerous television shows including Larry King Live, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, ESPN, and has been featured in various magazines and newspapers including: TIME, Sports Illustrated, Glamour, People, The New York Times, USA Today, and The Washington Post.

Katie has continued her football career, most recently becoming the first woman to play professional arena football with the Ft. Wayne Firehawks in 2010.

Katie Hnida Videos

  • Keep Kicking | Katie Hnida | [email protected] - YouTube
    It took 1.25 seconds for Katie Hnida to make history, but the path to this record was anything but easy. In this moving talk, Hnida shares the...
  • Kickin' It with Katie Hnida - YouTube
  • Catching up with Katie Hnida, football pioneer - YouTube

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  • How to book Katie Hnida?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Katie Hnida for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Katie Hnida, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Katie Hnida or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Katie Hnida?

    Booking fees for Katie Hnida, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Katie Hnida, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Katie Hnida?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Katie Hnida for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Katie Hnida for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Katie Hnida or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Katie Hnida or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Katie Hnida is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Katie Hnida for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Katie Hnida generally travels from Denver, CO, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Amanda Nguyen, Aly Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, Lisa Leslie and Jaclyn Friedman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Katie Hnida for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Katie Hnida Speaker Videos

  • Keep Kicking | Katie Hnida | [email protected] - YouTube
    It took 1.25 seconds for Katie Hnida to make history, but the path to this record was anything but easy. In this moving talk, Hnida shares the story ...
    Kickin' It with Katie Hnida - YouTube
  • Catching up with Katie Hnida, football pioneer - YouTube

Katie Hnida News

  • Katie Hnida and the University of Colorado

    Katie Hnida joined the University of Colorado football team in 1999, after a successful high-school kicking career. But she never made it onto the field, and by the ...

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