Andrey was born in Crimea, Ukraine. Andrey was a part of the Junior Ukrainia National Swimming Team, as well as other national teams from then on. His best events are backstroke and butterfly events in which he won international medals and when he transferred here, he broke team records and won medals at nationals and conference championship meets. He graduated from the University of the Incarnate Word with a bachelor's of Sports Management and he is currently working on his MBA. He is expected to graduate in 2018. He is currently one of the streamline coaches and has been for the majority of the time he has been a student at UIW.