2017 - ACT Senior Woman of the Year
Andrea Hotchkiss has been instrumental in establishing and building the ACT Women’s Soccer Association (now part of Capital Football) since 1978. She has been a strong advocate for women and girls to participate and enjoy all areas of football for over three decades.
Andrea was responsible for the development of girls’ football at Belsouth since 1994 which witnessed the growth of girls’ participation from 12 to 4000 girls in junior and senior competitions. She has coached at Belsouth and continues to be a mentor and advisor to women coaches.
She was one of the first women to gain a referee qualification in the ACT and actively promotes referee opportunities for girls and women in Canberra. She has been the Community Football representative on the Referee Technical Committee for the last three years.