Andy is a California native who player college baseball first at Sacramento City College and then at D2 Azusa Pacific University. As a sophomore at Sacramento City he was voted team captain and as a the starting catcher helped lead the program to their 40th consecutive playoff appearance. At Azusa Pacific he split time as a catcher and designated hitter. He graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a double major in Sports Psychology and Kinesiology. Andy is currently a catching and hitting coach at Valor Christian High School.