Catherine Cannuli is a former Matildas Australian football player who is the former head coach of the women’s Western Sydney Wanderers team in the A-League. She played national league football in the Women’s National Soccer League. As a professional footballer, she has won several championships and awards, one of them being the Women’s National Soccer League Golden Boot: 2003–2004.

In 2020, Catherine was named Female Coach of the Year at the Female Football Awards for her work at the Wanderers and in grassroots football as the Women’s Technical Director at Southern Districts Soccer Football Association.

As a football coach, Catherine has experience in sports management and leadership, she is recognised for being an inspirational leader for embracing the power of collaboration and being a team player. Purpose-driven and passionate, she knows how to lead individuals and teams to success.

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