Andrew is our VP of Operations, acting Coaching Academy Director, and a Staff Coach.
Andrew has a diverse professional and athletic background and specializes in integrating strength training into a balanced life of work, family, and competition. He grew up playing multiple sports culminating in three varsity letters as the stroke seat of the Oregon State Men’s Rowing Team, a top ten crew in the country. He also earned Pac-10 First-Team All-Conference and All-Academic honors in 2001. As an adult, Andrew has primarily competed in Olympic weightlifting.
Having experience as both a competitive collegiate athlete as well as a working parent competing during the weekend, Andrew has a unique combination of both professional and personal expertise balancing family life, work, and training.
After completing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering on an academic scholarship at Oregon State, Andrew served in the US Navy for six years as a Surface Warfare Officer with a specialty in nuclear power operations. Upon completing his military service, Andrew entered the corporate arena and worked as an operations leader and executive in the aerospace and electronics manufacturing industry for ten years. During that time, he completed a Masters in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University. Andrew joined Barbell Logic in 2016 as a staff coach and eventually joined the company in a full-time position in 2019.
After personally benefiting from strength training he is passionate about helping others along their strength journey. Andrew has been training for over 25 years and a professional barbell coach since 2011. He coaches clients from all walks of life: high school athletes, working professionals, and masters athletes that aim to stay healthy.
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