Jessie Vetter

by Vineet 02 Jan,2020
Jessie Vetter
Body Stats
Weight 175 lb (79) kg
Personal Info
  • Famous Name
Facts
  • Birth Name Jessica Ann
  • Birth Place Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
  • Famous Name Jessie Vetter
  • Birth Date December 19, 1985
  • Net Worth $1 million
  • Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Retired ice hockey Player
  • Married to Scott McConnell
  • Children Brady and Jordan
  • Religion Christian

Jessica Ann Jessie Vetter better known as Jessie Vetter is an American ice hockey player who is a member of the United States women's national ice hockey team. She is also a member of the 2008–09 Wisconsin Badgers women's ice hockey team, which won an NCAA title and was drafted 20th overall by the Boston Blades in the 2011 CWHL.

The 2011 4 Nations Cup Most Valuable Player and WCHA Goalie of the Year, Vetter was born on December 19, 1985, in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin, U.S. She completed her high school from Monona Grove where she won three state girls' soccer championships.

What does Jessie Vetter do for Living?

The former ice hockey forward has earned a decent amount of wealth and fame, having been inducted into the  UW Athletic Hall of Fame in 2019. Her estimated net worth is assumed to be $1 million as of 2020.

After her retirement, she initiated her career in the corporate world and is currently the Independent Sales Representative at Kollege Town since 2015. With her new career, she might be making thousands of dollars to support her living.

Jessie Enjoying Her Vacation With Her Family SOURCE: [email protected]

While she was a player, she used to earn $15,000 to 25,000 per season from the team. In addition to the salary, she earned an additional amount of money from the jersey sales- 15% of the profit generated from the sale of jerseys.

She also represented her nation in the Olympic games and used to earn between $35,000 to $40,000. Similarly, players like Alex RigsKacey BellamyMegan Keller also used to draw in the same range.

Married to Scott McConnell

The retired Ice Hockey Player is married to her husband Scott McConnell and lives in Madison, Wisconsin Area. The couple tied the knot on May 21, 2016, in Cottage Grove. Jassie and Scott started to date each other since 2010, where Jessie was the team member of Vancouver with whom she has won Silver Medal.

Her husband Scott is a former Denver Hockey player who currently serves as a defensive coach.

Jessica Vetter With Her Husband Scott McConnell And Their Kids Brady and Jordan SOURCE: [email protected]

The love birds are the parents of two sons, Brady McConnell, who is two years old and Jordan McConnell, born on May of  2019. Nowadays, the McConnell family resides in Cottage Grove.

Who is Scott McConnell?

Scott is the son of Sandy McConnell, who is the older sister of a reputed figure of NHL. Mark Johnson. His grandfather Bob Johnson is a famous American college, international, and professional ice hockey coach.

Jessie Vetter's husband Scott McConnell SOURCE: averettcougars

Scott played hockey from 2000-2004 at the University of Denver. He was part of the championship team in 2004. Scott also played in the NAHL, USHL and appeared in three junior hockey seasons.

After retirement, Jessie's husband served as Associate Head Coach of the Bay City Bombers at the WSHL, and he has also served as a coach for the 2004 WSHL All-Star Game, and Assistant Head Coach for the Billings Bulls of the NAHL.

Gold Medalist

Former ice hockey goaltender has won several goal medals for her nation at the World Championships. She has earned her first gold medal in China in the 2008 World Championships. She won her second gold medal at the World Championships in Finland in 2008 and in 2011 in Switzerland, her team again stood first.

Life After Retirement

After retirement, she became the Director of Hockey at the Athletic Republic Elite Personal Traning during 2010. Currently, She is the Independent Sales Representative at Kollege Town, and before that, she was the Ambassador at American Family Insurance.

Career Achievements:

  • WCHA Goalie of the Year (2007)
  • All-WCHA First Team (2007)
  • All-WCHA Academic Team (2007)
  • NCAA Women's Frozen Four Most Outstanding Player (2006, 2009)
  • WCHA Top 10 Players from the 2000s
  • Patty Kazmaier Award
  • Sportswoman of the Year at the Women's Sports Foundation's 30th Annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards
  •  USA Hockey Women's Player of the Year Award
  • Most Valuable Player, 2011 4 Nations Cup
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