Assistant Coach Mel Andreatta
- Born South Brisbane, Australia
Andreatta began coaching in the A-League Women’s competition in 2012 as an Assistant to Jeff Hopkins at Brisbane Roar, an opportunity she describes as “her launchpad” into coaching at the elite level.
Under Andreatta’s guidance, the Roar secured the 2018 A-League Women's Premiership. Her former Assistant, Garrath McPherson, has since taken over as Head Coach of the Brisbane Roar Women.
Andreatta is currently working alongside Matildas' Head Coach Tony Gustavsson to prepare the national team for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Coach the coach with Mel Andreatta
In our final edition of Coach the Coach for 2021, we caught up with Commonwealth Bank Matildas Assistant Coach Mel Andreatta to chat about the importance of mentoring at all levels of the game. Andreatta began coaching in the A-League Women's competition in 2012 as an Assistan
Tony Gustavsson and Mel Andreatta react to our 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup draw
The CommBank Matildas have learnt their fate after being drawn in Group B for the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup. For head coach Tony Gustavsson, who will coach for the first time at an AFC Asian Cup, the competition can't begin soon enough. Australia will come up aga
Transition Camp commences as Westfield Matildas preparations enter new phase
With the countdown to Tokyo continuing, the Westfield Matildas are taking part in a transition camp in Sweden to further prepare for the tournament. Speaking from camp, Westfield Matildas assistant coach Mel Andreatta explained the purpose of the camp ahead of squad selection
Andreatta: 'We have a clearer picture about the steps we need to take"
Earlier this month, after a year-long absence, the Westfield Matildas returned to the international fold. Such a lengthy break meant the two friendlies against Germany and the Netherlands provided some much-needed game time as well as the opportunity to assess where the team –
Tony Gustavsson impressed by Westfield Matildas' camaraderie
Tony Gustavsson has been in the Westfield Matildas top job since January and has been itching to get started. The Swede finally got to meet the team and staff in person as the group assembled in camp ahead of friendlies against Germany and the Netherlands. "I'm happy, I sti