Andrew began working at West Coast Sailing during the summer of 2013. Andrew spent much of his early childhood on his family's sailboat and started racing in high school with the Portland area team. While attending The Evergreen State College, Andrew coached the local high school program and raced on a variety of keel boats. His summers were spent coaching on the Willamette or at Columbia Gorge Racing Association where Andrew worked as Sailing Director. During his last two years at Evergreen Andrew lived on his 30 foot Pearson which he continues to own and maintain. Andrew currently enjoys sailing his laser and coaches the local High School team.