Autumn Lockwood

The Philadelphia Eagles’ Autumn Lockwood will become the first black woman to coach in the Super Bowl

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Philadelphia Eagles assistant sports performance coach Autumn Lockwood is poised to make Super Bowl history. Upon kickoff, Lockwood becomes just the fourth woman to coach in the Super Bowl and the first Black female to do so.

With the Eagles advancing to Super Bowl LVIII, Coach Autumn Lockwood will become 4th woman to coach in a Super Bowl, and the first Black woman to do so.

Autumn Lockwood is the daughter of longtime college football assistant coach David Lockwood. 

Since her entrance into sports, Lockwood has worked as an assistant football strength coach at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, as a graduate assistant on the ETSU strength and conditioning staff, as well as leading Arizona’s cheer team’s warm-ups and strength training during the season.

My coaching philosophy and how I work is approaching each day with a ‘how can I get better?’ mindset.

Autumn Lockwood – on her LinkedIn profile

Among Lockwood’s achievements is her membership on Arizona’s women’s soccer team, which she held from June 2012 to January 2014.

Lockwood graduated from the University of Arizona in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in psychology. She graduated from East Tennessee State University with a master’s degree in sports management.

Autumn worked with Arizona for six months before joining UNLV as an assistant football strength and conditioning intern. During the 2017-18 football season, she worked with the Rebels football program. Her first stint in the NFL came when she interned with the Atlanta Falcons’ strength and conditioning staff for four weeks.

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