Caitlin Clark and Connor McCaffery have been dating for over a year. Here’s a timeline of their relationship

Caitlin Clark and Connor McCaffery have been dating for over a year. Here’s a timeline of their relationship

The first overall pick in the WNBA Draft has been dating the former University of Iowa basketball player and Indiana Pacers team assistant since April 2023. And while the couple has kept most of their relationship private, they’ve shared a few glimpses of their romance with fans on social media, most recently celebrating their first anniversary.

As the Pacers continue their playoff run and Clark prepares for her Indiana Fever debut, here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know about their relationship.

A talented athlete in his own right, McCaffery finished his collegiate basketball career with the second-best assist-to-turnover ratio in NCAA history, Hawkeye Sports reported. The five-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree played in 166 games — the second-most appearances in Iowa program history — and won 111, all under the guidance of head coach Fran McCaffery, Connor’s father.After graduating in 2023, McCaffery, now 25, started working for the Indiana Pacers as a team assistant with the ultimate goal of pursuing a career in coaching.He told the Des Moines Register in May 2023, “I’ll play dummy defense, run the scout team, help coaches on film stuff, help on video projects if they need, scouting reports if they need.””It’s a way in. It’s an entry-level job. You’ve got to work hard and work your way up. That’s obviously what I want to do,” McCaffery added.

Happy Birthday 22,” he wrote, referencing her jersey number, which is a nod to her birth date: January 22. This year, she turned 22.He continued, “Wish I was there to celebrate with you – you deserve the best day [red heart emoji] Golden Bday / T Swift year will be the best yet. With all that you’ve already accomplished, there is so much more in store for you and your special self. I admire you in every way and I love you.”He shared the message alongside multiple photos of the couple throughout their relationship.The couple, who were long-distance at the time, shared a funny exchange in the comments, with Clark questioning McCaffery’s status as a true Taylor Swift fan, writing, “acting like u a T swift fan tho is crazy, but I will let this slide hehe.””I am for you,” McCaffery replied with several laughing emojis and prayer hands.

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