Andrea Hudson, the Penn State- Shenango head cheer coach, is the founder and co-director of cheer image ICONZ, a community-based competitive recreational cheer program in Warren, Ohio.

Hudson has been coaching cheerleading for 17 years, which includes coaching for Warren Western Reserve Jr. High Tri-County All Stars in Ohio and Pennsylvania, the Warren Little Panthers, and Cheer Image ICONZ. Over the course of her coaching career, Hudson has successfully coached over 250 athletes.

Hudson received the "2017 Lady of Legacy Award" from Limitless Ambition, Inc. and was recently recognized by the Trumbull County Commissioners Office for her volunteer work with the cheer image ICONZ program. She is also an advocate for her son who has ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)

.Hudson is also a member of several organizations, including the United States All Start Federation (USASF) and the Federation of State High School Association (NFHS). She is a certified community health worker for the Moms and Babes First Program in Warren, Ohio and wife and mother of three children.