Andrew obtained his Advanced Diploma in Myotherapy in 2010 and was awarded the Academic Excellence Award, for his academic and clinical skills.
Andrew is currently in his final semester La Trobe University, where he is now undertaking his Degree in Health Science, with a Major in Anatomy and Physiology, aspiring to complete the Masters of Physiotherapy Practice.
Since joining the Dynamic Stability team in 2010, he has completed the Polestar Pilates Rehabilitation then going on to finishing his Diploma of Professional Pilates instruction. Andrew has since joined the Polestar Pilates team completing his Mentorship, now helping to educate the students on their Pilates journey. In 2018, Andrew completed his Level 1 Strength and Conditioning coaching accreditation through ASCA (Australian Strength and Conditioning Association).
Over the years Andrew has gained valuable experience working with Melbourne Vicentre Swim Club since 2009. Andrew held a position with them for 10 years as their treating Myotherapist, providing treatment for the prevention and rehabilitation of injuries. During this time Andrew had the opportunity to work on the pool deck at the Commonwealth and Olympic games swimming trials in Sydney and Adelaide.
Andrew enjoys working with elite athletes, recreational sports people and outdoor enthusiasts of all ages using a range of techniques such as myofascial release, trigger point therapy, dry needling, deep tissue massage, facilitated stretching and corrective exercise. His ability to detect muscle imbalances and relieve areas of restriction within the body aid in expediting recovery, regaining of muscle function and range of motion and assists with nervous and endocrine system imbalances.
Andrew has been playing ice hockey since he was 7; he advanced his skills to an international level representing Australia on 4 occasions overseas. 3 times playing Ice Hockey and once playing Inline Hockey. Andrew played 52 games for the Melbourne Mustangs Ice Hockey Club, which is part of the Australian Ice Hockey League (AIHL), since (semi) retiring from this level to complete further studies. Andrew continues to play for the Blackhawks Ice Hockey Club, where he undertakes a leadership role in the Victorian Ice Hockey League (IHV).