Andre, from Timmins, is a versatile athlete who participates in Bowling, Golf, Basketball, Softball, and Track and Field. Powerlifting is his favourite sport. He won Gold at Regional Games, four Gold at National Games, and three Gold and one Silver at the 2015 World Games. His goals for the 2019 World Games are to bring home four Golds, squat 420 lbs., bench 300 lbs., and deadlift 500 lbs. Andre’s father is one of his coaches. In his spare time, Andre fishes, hunts and watches professional wrestling.