CHANGING THE GAME
As the NFL’s first female official, Sarah Thomas has been seen on millions of televisions across America, quietly making a name for herself in one of the most challenging fields for women: football. With a mix of fiery determination and Southern humility, Sarah has shattered a glass ceiling and barely made a sound.
Get to know Sarah:
• Began her officiating career in 1996
• Was the first female to officiate a college game
- • Debuted as an NFL official during the 2015 season
- • Lives in Mississippi with her three children: sons Bridley and Brady, and daughter Bailey