Andrew Schnell – Athlete Director

Living in Calgary, Andrew is a former competitive squash player and National Squad athlete. He reached a career-high of World Ranked no. 60 in 2016 and has competed in three Pan American Games including Guadalajara (2011, men’s team SILVER), Toronto (2015, men’s team GOLD and men’s doubles SILVER), and Lima (2019, mixed doubles BRONZE and men’s team BRONZE). Andrew also won national open singles titles in 2016 and 2018 and received a BRONZE medal at the 2010 WSF World Junior Championships. 

Andrew currently works for Osler, a leader in Canadian business law; he graduated from the law program at the University of Calgary in 2022. During law school, Andrew worked as a volunteer for Student Legal Assistance, appearing on behalf of individuals in both regional and provincial court. Throughout law school, Andrew maintained his status as a member of the Canadian national squash team, successfully balancing law school studies while winning several provincial and national competitions. 

Andrew has completed both a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Master of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. He obtained a Social Sciences Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) scholarship for his Master’s thesis, which focused on Inclusion and Diversity in Canadian Sport. Andrew also founded the charity initiative, InspiredBySport, which utilized sport to assist underprivileged indigenous children in Morley, Alberta.