Andrew McKone began swimming competitively with Connecticut club teams at the age of 6. His swimming career intensified to training year-round with the Charter Oak Aquatics Club USA team prior to entering high school. Specializing in breaststroke and IM Andrew placed well on the state level and continued swimming at Wabash College. Recently Andrew was bitten by the triathlon bug and has raced in a number of triathlons ranging in distance from sprint to Half Ironman.
Although he spent countless hours underwater, Andrew has also been coaching swimmers of every level for the last 17 years. He first began his coaching career at the Orchard Hill Club summer league team in Glastonbury, Connecticut. After graduating college he was employed as the Aquatics Director for a group of retirement communities on the north side of Indianapolis. While there he began a swimming program for older adults who never knew how to swim... his oldest client being 92 years old. After moving to the Chicagoland area to attend the Chicago School of Violin Making he began coaching at a competitive USA swimming program in the western suburbs. He began coaching with the Chicago Athletic Clubs eight years ago and specializes in developing efficiency and stroke technique for clients of all ages.