San Francisco 49ers offensive assistant coach Katie Sowers said in an interview Tuesday that an NFL executive told her a team she was interested in wasn\u2019t ready to hire a female coach just yet.Sowers made the revelation about the unnamed team in an interview with FOX Sports 1\u2019s Kristine Leahy in an episode of \u201cFair Game.\u201d She said the incident occurred before she joined San Francisco in 2017.NEW YORK GIANTS' SAQUON BARKLEY UNCONCERNED ABOUT LOSING FANS OVER KAEPERNICK SUPPORT\u201cThey felt the 49ers, because they knew how it was to have a woman on staff, that it'd be a better fit for me \u2014 that their organization was not yet ready to have a woman on staff,\u201d Sowers said.She added: \u201c[The executive] went on to say that one of the coaches came up to him and said, 'Where are we going to put her desk?\u2019 He said, 'Where we put everyone else's desk?\u2019 But that was another indicator to him that this organization is far from being ready.\u201dSowers, 33, said she was initially upset by the reaction but was ultimately happy it happened.\u201cOftentimes we get caught up in what's politically correct and hearing all these words that make us feel better,\u201d she said. \u201c\u2026 When often it could be lies. I'd rather hear the truth and ignorance. That's where we create change.\u201dCLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPSowers played professional football in the Women\u2019s Football Alliance and was a member of the U.S. women\u2019s national football team. The national team won the IFAF Women\u2019s World Championship in 2013.She started her career as a wide receivers intern with the Atlanta Falcons in 2016 and was an intern scout until 2017,\u00a0when she joined the 49ers.