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De’Andre has been physically active since a youth, playing high school football and baseball in the Bay Area where he was also introduced to weight training. He joined the Army since shortly after his 19th Birthday and hasn’t taken off his uniform since, going on over 25 years. He started CrossFitting in 2009 and holds his CrossFit Level 1, CrossFit Level 2, CrossFit Olympic Lifting, CrossFit Strongman, CrossFit Gymnastics Certification and CrossFit Kids, USAW (USA Weightlifting Certification) certs. He is also CPR/AED certified. De’Andre enjoys CrossFit because he feels like it is valuable in keeping his body strong and ready for anything despite his age. He is passionate about coaching because he wants people to feel empowered by the feats they can accomplish by training using functional movements and becoming better than they were before. Outside of the gym, De’Andre loves spending time with his kids and his dog and does baseball umpiring on occasion. De’Andre is a tremendous asset to the training day team, as he contributes tremendous knowledge, experience and passion to the team.