Linda Cerone from the Nepean Football Association has been named the Female Administrator of the Year at the Female Football Week National Awards in Melbourne this morning.
Over many years Linda has served her local club as a volunteer and the Association as a well-respected employee.
The scope of Linda's involvement has extended to State and National involvement in our game.
Having started out as the secretary of her local club, Bligh Park SC, in 1993, Linda became the General Manager of the Nepean Football Association in 1998 and has held that position to this day.
In 2017 Linda participated in the Chief Executive Women's program and was on the panel for the Women in Football Forum.
Currently Linda is the Deputy Chair of the Football NSW Association Standing Committee and sits on the Steering Committee for the development of the new entity - Nepean Referees Group and has a special interest in developing Female Referees within the Nepean area.
Linda's strong working relationships with Local Councils have led to safe and sustainable facilities within the Penrith, Hawksbury, Blue Mountain, Wollondilly Areas.
Linda also provides support to local club volunteers by conducting road shows and information nights within their local areas.
On top of everything, Linda also finds time to volunteer for Western Sydney Wanderers Football Club.