Andy started his swimming career at Sylvania Southview High School and swam in college at Bowling Green State University, participating on some of BGSU school-record setting relays. Andy began coaching in 1995 and has coached at a number of places including Sylvania Tsunami Swim Club, our Sylvania Masters, GTAC, Southview, St. Francis, St. John’s, and Notre Dame.
Andy has been the Northwest Ohio District Coach of the Year 4 times and was the 2010 recipient of the Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Sportsmanship, Ethics, and Integrity Award for Boys Swimming in the State of Ohio. He has coached 5 high school teams to wins in District Championships, and 4 teams to Top 10 finishes at States.
Andy is familiar with coaching the sprinter, middle distance, and distance swimmer throughout the four competitive strokes (of which he is an ardent proponent). Andy is a Level 2 ASCA and USMS certified coach.