Austin Showalter is in his third year as a graduate assistant coach at the University of Iowa. He assists with the Iowa offensive line. Austin previously served as an office assistant with the Hawkeye football program in 2011-12.
Iowa's offense made strides in 2013 as the Hawkeyes posted an 8-5 overall record, placing second in the Legends Division and earning a spot in the 2014 Outback Bowl. Iowa's offense averaged 377 yards total offense per game.
As an office assistant during the 2011 season, Austin worked with Offensive Coordinator Ken O'Keefe and graduate assistant David Raih in the day-to-day preparation for practice, as well as other office duties.
Prior to working with the Iowa football program, Showalter served as an assistant football coach at Xavier HS in Cedar Rapids from 2006-10. During that time Xavier win the Class 4A state championship in 2007.
Showalter is a native of Cedar Rapids and graduated from Xavier HS. He earned his bachelor's degree in Health and Sport Studies from the University of Iowa in 2008 and earned his master's degree from Iowa in Health and Sport Studies in 2011. Austin is pursuing a master's degree in Sports Management.
Austin was born Aug. 21, 1985. His wife's name is Tia.