Meet Trent Dilfer Wife, Cassandra: Bio & Career

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Trent Dilfer’s wife Cassandra ‘Franzman’ Dilfer is very supportive. She was often spotted by the sidelines when her husband was an active football player playing in the big league.

Her husband Trent Dilfer played for Baltimore Ravens, Seattle Seahawks, the San Fransisco 49ers, Cleveland Browns, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Dilfer played college football for California State University before getting drafted in the 1994 NFL draft.

Trent Dilfer's wife and Trent himself giving a beautiful smile for the camera
Trent Dilfer’s wife and Trent himself giving a beautiful smile for the camera (Instagram)

Cassandra has been an amazing wife over the years; she has been the reason for her husband’s success, but what about her career?

What dreams did she have? Was she also a college athlete, just like her husband?

Let’s find out in this article, starting with some quick facts.

Trent Dilfer Wife | Quick Facts

Full Name Cassandra “Franzman” Dilfer
Birth Date 24 April 1972
Birth Place California
Current Residence Saratoga, California
Nick Name None
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Famous for being College swimmer and Trent Dilfer’s wife
Ethnicity Caucasian
Education California State University
Horoscope Taurus
Father’s Name John Wallace Franzman
Mother’s Name Cheri Wheeler
Siblings Four (two brothers and two sisters)
Age 52 years old
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Hair Color Light Brown
Eye Color Blonde
Build Average
Hobbies N/A
Profession N/A
Marital Status Married to Trent Dilfer
Kids Three daughters and a son
Net Worth N/A
Trent Dilfer’s Merch Classic Gold Comic 
Last Updated July, 2024

Early Days and Siblings of Trent Dilfer’s Wife

Cassandra Dilfer was born Cassandra Franzman on the 24th of April, 1972. She was born and raised in California.

Trent Dilfer’s wife was born the daughter of her father, John Wallace Franzman, and her mother, Cheri Wheeler.

Trent Dilfer and Cassandra enjoying a beautiful sunset in the ocean
Trent Dilfer and Cassandra enjoying a beautiful sunset on a yacht (Instagram)

Cassandra was raised along with her four siblings; two sisters, Paige and Cameron, and Taylor and Carson.

Likewise, Taylor attended California State University, where he was a pole vaulter.

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Cassandra Dilfer’s Father

Dilfer’s father was a Marine Corp personnel who attended San Rafael high school. Later, he joined the College of Marin, a community college in Kentville, California.

Following that, he attended the University of Arizona before joining the United States Marine Corps. After his career as a Marine ended, he entered the world of media.

Cassandra Dilfer’s father worked as a radio and TV newscaster and sportscaster for many different stations such as KJEO/KGPE-TV, KFSN-TV, and KYNO-AM.

Unfortunately, he passed away on the 27th of March, 2017 peacefully.

Though we know much about Cassandra’s father, we can not say the same about her mother. Very little is known about Cassandra’s mother.

Trent Dilfer Wife | College and Marriage

Trent Dilfer’s wife attended California State University just like her siblings and her husband.

Cassandra and Trent met each other when they were in their junior year. At the time, Cassandra was a swimmer for the college.

Trent Dilfer and his wife, Cassandra Dilfer celebrating their anniversary
Trent Dilfer and his wife, Cassandra Dilfer celebrating their anniversary (Instagram)

The sweet couple dated for a few years before deciding to get married while they were in their junior year.

Trent and Cassandra became husband and wife on the 23rd of July, 1993.

After college, Cassandra started working as a swimming coach under the supervision of her Olympic swimming mentor, Teri McKeever.

Net Worth of Trent Dilfer’s Wife

As of now, we do not have an exact figure regarding the net worth of Trent Dilfer’s Wife. The evidence collected by our sources suggests that she does not work anymore.

Hence, it is difficult to estimate her net worth.

But we do have some info about Trent Dilfer’s net worth. He has an estimated net worth of $8 million. Most of his earnings came from his professional football career.

Besides his pro football career, after retirement got appointed as a sports analyst for ESPN. But he did not last long in the position as he left it for another job.

Trent is currently working as the head coach at Lipscomb Academy with a 1.3 million dollars annual salary.

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Trent Dilfer’s Wife and Kids

Cassandra and Trent Dilfer have four beautiful kids together; three daughters and a son.

The couple named their daughters Maddie, Victoria (Tori), and Delaney, while their only son is named Trevin Scott Dilfer.

Unfortunately, the youngest kid and the only son died at an early age of five, following heart disease.

Trevin fought against the illness for 40 days; he was on life-support the entire time. On the 27th of April, 2003, his heart illness took away his life.

We can only imagine what a tragedy it must have been for the entire family.

Maddie and Trevin used to get along so well; she called him her best friend. She said, and we quote,

“I will never forget that moment, I knew what was going on, and my parents were walking down the hallway to me. I saw the looks on my dad’s face, and I knew what they were about to tell me.”

Trent Dilfer's wife and her husband attending an event
Trent Dilfer’s wife and her husband attending an event (Instagram)

She must have suffered so much emotionally, as she was just a kid at the time; she also said, “That’s the most vivid memory, knowing it was over, running away and screaming.”

The kids suffered a huge deal, but their parents were on another level. Trent Dilfer started drinking to soothe his pain, but it does not help now, does it?

He gained over 30 pounds being inactive and grieving over his lost son.

Maddie Dilfer

All of the three sisters are into volleyball. The oldest daughter Maddie played high school volleyball for Valley Christian High School. She stands five feet eleven inches tall.

Moreover, she played for the USA Volleyball Youth National Team and Notre Dame in the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

Furthermore, in 2019, she also got herself a Master’s degree in Science in global business.

Moving on from her education, Maddie got married to Christian Stoutland, a fellow student at Pepperdine and a college baseball player. The two got married in February of 2020 amidst the COVID pandemic.

As of now, she works as an executive recruiter for MOORE Executive Search.

Victoria Dilfer

Victori was born the second daughter to her parents on the 26th of February, 1999.

She played high school volleyball for Valley Christian High School. Dilfer was a four-year letter winner at the school.

Later, she attended Texas Christian University, where she played college volleyball, graduating in 2019 with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing.

At present, Victoria works as a volleyball camp coach for the Louisville Cardinals. Besides that, she is in a committed relationship with Ethan Stringer, North Greenville’s outfielder.

Delaney Dilfer

Delaney was born Delaney Rose Dilfer, who now plays college volleyball for Lipscomb University.

The five feet nine inches tall volleyball player was bombarded with scholarships from North Carolina State University, North Carolina Uni, Loyola Uni, the University of California, Berkeley City College, Stanford Uni, Marymount Uni, and Arizona State University.

Now that’s beyond impressive, receiving eight scholarship offers from the top-rated universities.

Young Delaney plans to graduate from Lipscomb with a Bachelor’s degree in education.

Taking a step back to her school days, in 2018 and 2019, Delaney was the team captain of her high school team.

She is currently in a relationship with Samford Bulldog’s quarterback, Zak Burnett.

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Social Media Links

Cassandra is not a fan of social media platforms, much like most people in their late 40’s and hence does not have a public account. But she does have a private Instagram account.

Instagram: 52 followers (Private Account)


How many Super Bowls did Trent Dilfer play in?

Trent Dilfer appeared in only one Super Bowl game which is not much. His team managed to snatch the Super Bowl XXXV title against the Giants. At the time, he was playing for the Baltimore Ravens.

Where did Trent Dilfer go to college?

Trent Dilfer attended the same college as his wife. He went to California State University, where he played college football.

Is Trent Dilfer a coach?

Trent Dilfer has been a coach for the Lipscomb high school since 2019. He is the head varsity coach for the Nashville located high school and is paid over a million dollars per year for his expertise.

Who did Trent Dilfer push?

Trent Dilfer faced some criticism for pushing and shoving a high school kid. The kid was no other than former NFL kicker Phil Dawson’s son Beau Dawson. A video went viral where Trent grabbed Beau by the shoulder pads and shoved him back. He also went on to scream at Beau.

What number was Trent Dilfer?

Trent Dilfer wore no.12 jersey for most of his career, but he also wore a no.8 jersey when he was playing for the Baltimore Ravens.

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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