"Open Field" Documentary Premiere






View the award-winning documentary, “Open Field,” this Thursday, June 23 on the NFL network. YMCA of Austin President and CEO Kathy Kuras directed and produced this unforgettable journey into the heart of American women’s tackle football as told through the eyes of legendary quarterback Sami Grisafe, San Francisco 49ers Assistant Coach Katie Sowers and other pioneering women of the gridiron.

The film premieres on the NFL Network Thursday, June 23 at 9:00 PM as part of the network’s program lineup commemorating the 50th anniversary of Title IX - the 1972 legislation that helped expand women’s participation in sports.

“We kew this incredible story had to be told,” Kuras said. “These women not only won US championships, they went on to conquer the world, despite the hurdles and setbacks.”

Tune into the NFL network this Thursday to view this award-winning film.