Andrew grew up competing in multiple sports through college culminating in three varsity letters as the stroke seat of the Oregon State Men’s Crew team, a top ten crew in the country. He also earned Pac-10 First-Team All-Conference and All-Academic honors in 2001. After completing a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Andrew served in the US Navy for six years as a Surface Warfare Officer with a specialty in nuclear power operations. After completing his service in the military, Andrew worked in the aerospace and electronics manufacturing industry for ten years. During that time he completed a Masters in Engineering Management from Old Dominion University and rose to senior management levels of two large diversified manufacturing companies.
Andrew joined Barbell Logic in 2016 as a staff coach and eventually joined the company in full time position as Vice President of Coaching Excellence in 2019. After personally benefiting from strength training, he is passionate about helping others along their own personal journey of being stronger.
Andrew has been strength training for over 25 years and has been 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 strong as late in life as possible. 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 experience balancing training, work, and life.