|Birth Name||Rosalie Ann Cook|
|Birth Place||Springfield, Missouri, United States|
|Famous Name||Ann Cook|
|Height||5 ft 5 in|
|Weight||140 lb (64 kg)|
|Started career as||Midfielder, Defender|
|Currently Working For||Nittany Lions|
|University attended||College of William & Mary|
Rosalie Ann Cook popular as Ann Cook is an American soccer coach and former player who played as a defender/ midfielder for the San Jose CyberRays and Washington Freedom. After her retirement in 2003, she starting coaching Drury University in 1999 and now serves as an assistant manager of Penn State Nittany Lions women's soccer team.
Also the member of 1993 All- American, Ann was born on October 25, 1974, in Springfield, Missouri, United States. She completed her education from the College of William & Mary where she earned a degree in kinesiology and religion.
Ann Cook, who played soccer for around 5 years, now serves as an assistant coach at Penn State University's Nittany Lions. Having managed the team for more than a decade, she reportedly makes good earnings from the university. Her annual salary in 2019 is reported to be around $50,000 per year.
The college assistant coach currently has an estimated net worth of about $500,000.
As a player, while she played with teams like Bay Area CyberRays, Chicago Cobras and Washington Freedom, she used to earn between $30,000 to $60,000 per year. She was also named to the national team through which she must have earned thousands of dollars.
The former football player, age 45, is reportedly married and has a family living in Missouri which is miles away from Pennsylvania, where she coaches. She often talks about her family and says that Penn State has become her home away from home, and the team has become her second family.
She also said in an interview that she loves her pupils like her own kids- the college coach probably has her own kids who might be living with their father.
“It is really challenging at times for sure. I love these kids like my own kids and my own little sisters at times, and so I take a lot of joy from that.”
Ann also disclosed that she lives with her mother who was sick two years before but could not visit her due to her coaching job. Her family often visits to watch Nittany Lions; games.
It was 2007 when Ann got a call from her friend and former teammate Erica Dambach to join Penn State University to coach Nittany Lions. Back in the day, when Ann and Erica were a player, they made it possible to win Four Consecutive NCAA Tournament for William and Marry Tribe.
Together Ann and Erica has won so many titles for Nittany Lions and they considered their friendship and commitment to achieving such a huge glory.
Ann was a fourth-round draft pick, 25th overall in the global draft where she was signed up by the Bay Area CyberRays in 2001 She was then traded to Chicago Cobras and also played for Washington Freedom.
Ann has also appeared in the international league with the United States Women National Under-20 team. Her only appearance with the United States women's national soccer team was against Ukraine in 1998. She has played with NWSL idols like Allie Long, Emily Sonnett, Lindsey Horan, and Andi Sullivan.