Quick Facts of Al Minnaert

  • Full NameAl Minnaert
  • Net Worth$2 Million (Est.)
  • NicknameAl
  • Marital Status Married
  • BirthplaceUSA
  • Ethnicity White
  • ProfessionFormer Football Coach
  • Nationality American
  • Eye colour Brown
  • Hair colour Black
  • BuildAverage
  • SpouseSylvia Minnaert
  • EducationAnnawan High School
  • Online PresenceTwitter
  • Children3; two sons and a daughter

If you are a football lover, then you would love to read about the former football coach of Madison Edgewood High School, Al Minnaert. Not only this but Al also gained fame as the father of the famous American journalist, Sophia Minnaert who serves as the content director for the Milwaukee Brewers.

One of the best football coaches, Al Minnaert also served as a head coach at Holy Name Seminary for seven years. Moreover, he is married and still lives with his family and wife. Currently, he is willing to get inducted into the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Many of his supporters wonder about his present net worth. Let’s discuss his biography in the lower sections.

Early Life of Al Minnaert

Born to his American parents, Al Minnaert had an interest in sports from an early age. His father is Dean Minnaert and his mother is Marlene Minnaert. He used to play various type of sports such as football, basketball as well as track and field during his chilhood. He continued to play while studying at Annawan High School.

As a matter of fact, Al began his coaching career in the same high school in 1981. After giving the best performance, he went to coach at Holy Name Seminary. He focused his coaching on baseball and track and field and served as the athletic director for neawrly eight years.

Career Highlights

Mentioning his achievements at Holy Name Seminary, Al Minnaert led the team to win a WISAA State Football Championship. In the year 1992, Al made his come back on Madison Edgewood and coached the team that won nearly 21 playoff berths. There, he served for over 26 years.

Al Minnaert hugging Eric Popovich after winning against Portage at Otto Breitenbach Stadium
Al Minnaert hugging Eric Popovich after winning against Portage at Otto Breitenbach Stadium
Image Credit: Madison

His 2011 team at Edgewood is taken as one of the best teams of all time. In the later years, Al never got introduced to an expert team which later made him think of resigning from his job. However, Edgewood offered Jesse Norris to be their new football coach that led Al to serve as a mentor in the team.

After leaving the coaching for Madison Edgewood, Al Minnaert is introduced to the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in Middleton.

Wife, Sylvia Minnaert

The former football coach, Al Minnaert is married to his beautiful wife, Sylvia Minnaert. So far, the couple has not revealed their wedding date and venue. The duo together shares three children; two sons and a daughter.  Their names are Sophia, Alex, and Mario.

Well, Al ‘s wife, Sylvia supports her husband a lot. During a talk with Madison Edgewood, he also mentioned:

My wife and I liked Madison and it was an opportunity to stay in Madison and take on a bigger challenge.

Al Minnaert chosen as one of the Inductee of 2018 WFCA Hall of Fame
Al Minnaert was chosen as one of the Inductees of 2018 WFCA Hall of Fame
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Apart from his wife and children, Al also shares a strong bond with his parents as they both are still alive. During his induction to the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame in Middleton, he mentioned:

I’m really excited for the night. Both of my parents are alive and I’m excited to share this with them and my own family and to be inducted with some of my really good friends.

Well, we can easily find the love of Al towards his parents. He is spending a happy married life with his wife and family at present. So far, he has not talked about any divorce rumors. He is free of controversies as of 2019.


Al’s daughter, Sophia Minnaert is an American TV journalist, currently serves the American professional baseball team, Milwaukee Brewers as a content director. Surprisingly, she is the winner of an Emmy for her documentary titled Baseball in the Dominican Republic.

The daughter of Al Minnaert, Sophia Minnaert
The daughter of Al Minnaert, Sophia Minnaert
Photo Credit: Get a Word in Edgewise

Sophia also helps her father to film highlight videos. Whereas, Al’s two sons, Alex and Mario used to play football at Edgewood.

Net Worth

As we mentioned many times earlier, Al Minnaert served a very long time coaching different teams. As per various tabloids, his net worth is reported to be $2 Million.

On the other hand, his daughter, Sophia has accumulated a capital of $1 Million from her journalism career. She is said to earn a salary of $60 Thousand at Milwaukee Brewers. Therefore, Al is spending a rich life with his family at present.

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