Sports presenter Andrew Cotter is an extremely popular and familiar voice in sporting commentary covering a range of sports.
Andrew is a freelance broadcaster but is regarded as one of the leading commentators on the BBC’s sport. He covers golf, rugby, tennis and athletics coverage. Among the many events he has covered are The Olympic Games, Wimbledon, The Masters, Open and Ryder Cup, The 6 Nations, Rugby World Cup, World Athletics Championships and The Boat Race.
He started his career in local radio in Scotland before moving to the BBC in London in 2000. Andrew has also worked for Sky, BT Sport, ITV, Channel 4, ESPN and Eurosport.
Originally from Troon in Ayrshire, Andrew has a degree in French and Philosophy from The University of Glasgow. His own modest sporting success extends to representing Scottish Schools at golf and helped them to lose comfortably to England.
In all of his work, whether it be behind the microphone or in front of the camera, as a corporate events host, a writer or a voice-over artist, Andrew brings a hugely assured presence. He also has a wonderful turn of phrase and a great sense of humour.
He now lives in Cheshire and, when not covering some of the world’s great sporting events, he’s usually up a mountain with his dogs
His dry wit is apparent in this clip, recorded whilst sports were on hold during Coronavirus in 2020 here. Andrew’s commentary on his dogs went viral with over 50 million hits on social media. His book, Olive, Mabel & Me, was published in October 2020.
Andrew is witty and erudite both on camera and live at conferences . He brings his sense of professionalism and humour to all of his endeavours.
“Andrew has the ability to provide commentary which can be either very humorous or wonderfully dramatic depending on the situation.” Colin Montgomerie
“There are times when I need the brilliance of Mr Andrew Cotter.” Tim Rice.