Cat Osterman Husband Joey Ashley And Baby Girl

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Cat Osterman husband, Joey Ashley, shares the professional sports field with her and considers himself a good coach and a loving father.

Recently, the couple had their second daughter, Jaycee.

Cat Osterman Retired American Softball Player
Cat Osterman Retired American Softball Player (Source: Instagram)

Catherine Leigh Osterman, born April 16, 1983, is a retired American softball player who excelled in international and professional competitions.

She notably pitched for the United States women’s national softball team, winning a gold medal at the 2004 Olympics and silver medals at the 2008 and 2020 Olympics.

Later, Osterman’s impact extended to the Athletes Unlimited Softball league, where she emerged as the top individual points leader and won the inaugural championship in May 2020.

Recognized as the No. 3 Greatest College Softball Player and the top pitcher in NCAA history, Osterman’s legacy in softball remains remarkable.

Cat Osterman Husband Joey Ashley

Joey Ashley’s coaching journey began in Texas, where he spent 13 years in various coaching roles at the high school level.

He showcased his dedication and expertise as a head coach and assistant coach at schools such as San Antonio MacArthur High School and Hendrickson High School in Pflugerville.

Transitioning to the collegiate scene, Joey’s influence extended to the golf programs of two universities, Texas State and UTSA.

Cat Osterman & Joey Ashley
Cat Osterman & Joey Ashley (Source: Instagram)

His tenure at Texas State was marked by significant accomplishments, including breaking various school records and the team’s achievements.

Joey Ashley’s educational background is impressive, with a master’s degree in education administration and a bachelor’s degree in multidisciplinary studies from Concordia University in Austin.

In addition to his coaching, Joey has a solid athletic foundation as a two-sport athlete for the Tornados, participating in golf for four years and basketball for three seasons.

Later, Joey Ashley married Cat Osterman, a prominent U.S. Olympian and softball star.

While he holds himself in high regard as a coach, he considers himself an even better father.

Two Beautiful Daughters, Bracken & Jaycee

Cat Osterman, a former softball pitcher, has found happiness in her marriage to her longtime partner, Joey Ashley.

They exchanged vows on September 3, 2016, in a private ceremony surrounded by their closest friends and family.

Cat Wit Her Two Beautiful Daughters
Cat Wit Her Two Beautiful Daughters (Source: Instagram)

The wedding took place at a stunning venue with an ocean view, creating an enchanting day for the newly married couple.

Likewise, their love story has been blessed with two beautiful daughters, Bracken and Jaycee.

Bracken is the elder of the two, and the younger daughter, Jaycee Ashley, arrived into the world on March 6, 2023, at 8:25 am.

An Anecdote About How Cat Osterman And Joey Ashley Almost Broke Up

Cat Osterman and Joey Ashley met in college and started dating. However, after college, Cat decided to pursue her softball career and moved away from San Antonio, where Joey lived.

The long-distance relationship was tough on both of them, and they eventually broke up.

9 years later, Cat and Joey reconnected when Cat was in San Antonio for a softball tournament.

They went out for drinks with some friends, and Cat’s heart raced when she saw him again. They started dating again, and 11 months later, they were engaged.

In her Instagram post, Cat says she is grateful to Joey for loving her daily, even when it’s tough.

Moreover, she says that she is grateful to him for being patient with her and for being all in on her journey back to the mound.

This anecdote shows that Cat and Joey had a strong connection even when they were apart. They are meant to be together and glad they found their way.

Vandana Thapa
Vandana Thapa
Vandana is one of our observant and appreciative writers, an avid reader with a passion for sports, whether from F1 to Lacrosse. Our work gives a two-way growth to the readers as well as the writer and a tour of the sports world.

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