Katie Meier wife Hunter Reno is a certified physician and former model from Miami. Meier married her on May 28, 2022 at Key Largo.
Katie is the only head coach of the University of Miami's women's basketball history to secure the most wins for the varsity team. She joined the uni in 2005 and is currently in her seventeenth season.
Meier recently made headlines for leading her way into the sweet 16 of March Madness 2023 defeating the Teri Moren led Indiana Hoosiers.
She won the 2011 AP Coach of the Year and the 2013 USA Basketball National Coach of the Year award. Meier had head coached the USA Women's USA U18 and U19 teams to gold at the FIBA Americas Championship to be named one of the field's big names.
Meier's marriage and personal life are equally inspiring as she represents the LGBTQ+ community. Likewise, she is also a notable co-worker in the uni besides the Hurricanes football coach Mario Cristobal.
Hunter Reno Had A Career In Modeling
Karin Hunter Reno is now a physician assistant (PA) based in Florida. She was born and raised by her Spanish mother, Donna, and an American father, Mark W. Reno.
She attended Southwest Miami Senior High and later Miami Dade College. She later moved to New York to pursue a professional modeling career.
Karin has appeared on the cover of numerous top-notched magazines and modeled for big brands.
Known by her professional name, Hunter Reno, she graced the cover of Vogue Italy in 1985 and 1986 and Shape USA in 1994. She was represented by Iconic Famous and was a part of 1984 to 1986's Vogue USA editorials.
Reno also appeared in advertisements for Lancaster Paris in 1989, Nivea in 1992, and Vichy in 1995. She later moved to the TV industry and hosted ''Exotic Islands" on Discovery's Travel Channel.
She also hosted ''New Florida" on WPBT-TV based in Miami.
Reno Was Previously Married
Hunter married Peter Daniel Rabbino on December 9, 2001, at the Fairchild Tropical Gardens in Coral Gables. She was 33 at the time.
Her aunt Janet, a notary from Florida, officiated the wedding per The New York Times. She gave birth to two daughters from the marriage but divorced her husband later.
Rabbino is the President of Legal Computer Consultants in Fort Lauderdale. He graduated from Syracuse University and co-founded his company in May 1996.
The former model and TV host studied and registered for her PA certificate on June 29, 2021. She is permitted to practice assisting doctors in the state of Florida.
Katie Meier Wedding Ceremony
Katie Meier and Hunter Reno had a wedding on May 28, 2022, at Largo Resort, Florida. The two wed at a beach ceremony.
Their simple ceremony happened on a weekend when they enjoyed themselves with their immediate friends and family.
Katie and Hunter had been dating for four years before deciding to tie the knot. Their love story started on Facebook, and they first met at a "Beer Friday" evening at the Biltmore Hotel.
The couple went on a first date alongside their nieces and had a lot of fun. The two went on many trips to Key Largo, Italy, Napa Valley, Chicago, and Oregon, which solidified their love of the outdoors, travel, wild adventures, and food.
Katie and Hunter now live together in Miami and still make time for trips. Reno's Facebook shares all of their ventures together, from cycling to going to the beaches and attending parties.
Katie Meier Family
Katie Meier comes from a big family of ten, including her parents and seven siblings.
She has been blended with three biological siblings and four step-siblings.
Katie Meier Parents
Meier was born as the youngest child to her widowed mother, Phyllis Meier. She lost her biological dad, the late Gerry Meier, in a plane crash when she was in the womb.
Gerry played basketball at DePaul University in Chicago. Phyllis later met Howard Skolak at a church support group per South Florida Sun Sentinel.
Howard had four children, and his marriage to Phyllis merged the two families. Thus, the Hurricanes coach grew up in a unique, blended clan of sports lovers.
Katie grew up playing basketball with her brothers in the driveway. Her home environment helped her athletic career as she was a three-sport star in volleyball, basketball, and softball during high school.
Phyllis and Howard walked Katie down the aisle in May 2022. Howie celebrated his 93rd birthday on May 27 before Katie tied the knot to Hunter. She wishes him each Father's Day and calls him an amazing dad.
Likewise, she also maintains a close bond with the Reno family, including Hunter's two daughters, Ella and Chloe. The four celebrated Hunter's PA graduation with a dinner in August 2020.