Katie Hultin

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Katie Hultin
Personal information
Full name Kathryn Joan Hultin
Date of birth (1982-09-27) 27 September 1982 (age 31)
Place of birth Denver, Colorado, USA
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Sounders Women
Number 33
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005-2012 Seattle Sounders
2008 FC Gold Pride
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Katie Hultin (born September 27, 1982) is an American soccer goalkeeper for the Seattle Sounders Women of the United Soccer Leagues W-League.[1][2] She previously played for FC Gold Pride in Women's Professional Soccer.

Early life[edit]

Born in Denver, Colorado to parents, Wally and Donna Hultin, Katie attended Thomas Jefferson High School where she was elected school president and worked as the editor-in-chief of the yearbook. During her freshman year, she helped the team go 9-3 and finish second in the state. Her goals against average was third in state rankings. She was named to the all-conference first team and was an honorable mention All-State selection.[3]

As a sophomore, her team went 8-3 and finished second in the league. Hultin earned honorable mention All-State honors and first team all-conference recognition.[3]

During her junior year, she earned second team all-conference and team MVP honors and was chosen for the Colorado Women in Sports Award. She made the all-conference second team for kicking duties on the football team.[3]

She was nominated for the Colorado Women in Sports award, captained the football team and was picked to the all-conference first team as kicker during her senior year at Thomas Jefferson.[3]

Hultin also played for the Denver Soccer Club and the Region IV Olympic Development Program (ODP) team.[3]

Washington State University[edit]

Hultin played for the Washington State Cougars from 2002-2005 and was named Washington State University Most Valuable Player in 2004. She was also names 'Most inspirational' 4 consecutive years. [3] She was named Pac-10 Player of the Week twice in October 2004. [4] She made the PAC-10 team of the week several times along with Soccer Buzz Team of the week.[5]

Playing career[edit]


Hultin played previously for the FC Gold Pride in the Women's Professional Soccer league.[6]

In 2010, Hultin played for the Seattle Sounders Women. She was named to the W-League's All-Western Conference team and two-time player of the week.[7] Hultin has played for the Sounders for 5 seasons and has played in the W-League for a total of 9 seasons. [8][9] [10][11]

Coaching career[edit]

Hultin was named goalkeeper coach for the University of Illinois in January, 2014, and was previously the goalkeeper coach Seattle University since 2009.[12] She was a goalkeeper coach for the Washington Olympic Development Program (ODP) from 2007-2010. She holds a Class A US Soccer License and The USSF National Goalkeeper License. She coached for the FC Alliance from 2006 to 2014 and was the Director of Coaching for the girls side.[6]


  1. ^ "Katie Hultin Biography". Seattle Sounders Women. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "In Good Hands with Katie Hultin". Seattle Sounders Women. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Katie Hultin Biography". Washington State University. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  4. ^ "Katie Hultin Named Pac-10 Player Of The Week". College Sports TV. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  5. ^ "Katie Hultin Named Second Team Academic All-District VIII Team". Pac 12 Conference. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  6. ^ a b "Katie Hultin Profile". FC Alliance. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 
  7. ^ "Congrats to W-League Sounders Michelle French, Kelli Smith and Katie Hultin". Seattle Times. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "W-LEAGUE: 3 locals named all-conference". ESPN. Retrieved 11 January 2013. 
  9. ^ "Pali Blues hand Sounders Women first loss of the season". Equalizer Soccer. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  10. ^ "Sounders Women top Whitecaps 2-0 in opener". Equalizer Soccer. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "Winless Whitecaps manage to draw Sounders Women at Starfire". The State of Soccer in Washington. Retrieved 4 February 2013. 
  12. ^ "Katie Hultin Bio". Seattle University. Retrieved 16 July 2012. 

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