Andrea Montalbano is an author, journalist, mother and coach.
She grew up on a soccer field in Miami. She continued to play through college, acting as captain for her Harvard University soccer team and eventually being inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame.
After college, Andrea pursued a career in journalism, attending Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. She was an English anchor at Vatican Radio, and then worked as a writer and Supervising Producer for NBC News and NBC's TODAY program.
Now, the mother of two young players, Andrea is coaching, writing and bringing all her loves together in Soccer Sisters, the follow up series to Breakaway (2010). Andrea lives outside New York City with her husband Diron, and two children.