Coach Andy has spent many years coaching The Academy Muay Thai Team Singpraveah, including being the pad trainer for both ISKA Champion James ‘The Professor’ Cook and WKA/IKF Lightweight National Champion Nat McIntyre. Having trained at numerous camps all over Thailand, including Sityodtong, Kaewsamrit, Sitpholek, Lanna, and Tiger Muay Thai, Coach Andy speaks conversational Thai and is a certified TBA Kru, under both Ajarn Chai Sirisute (Thailand) & Academy Head Coach Greg Nelson (USA). He was promoted to Jiu Jitsu Black Belt May 16th 2015 directly by Master Pedro Sauer.
In addition to his martial arts experience, Coach Andy also earned a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from the University of Minnesota. Truly passionate about teaching beginners and seeing his students make great strides towards achieving their goals in martial arts as well as in life, he has taught and coached housewives, fathers/sons, CEO’s, executives, MMA fighters, and military/law enforcement officials. Coach Andy has taught locally and internationally, and is available for seminars.