Andy Vasily is a teacher, workshop leader, coach, and podcaster who has spent the last 25 years of his career working internationally in a variety of settings. As a former competitive athlete, Andy developed an early passion for sport and physical activity which culminated with a 5-year stint as a quarterback, punter, and team captain of his university football team in Ontario, Canada. Through sport, he learned many life lessons that transcended the football field that he was able to apply throughout his career to better understand the conditions necessary for people to thrive both personally and professionally. Through his work, he collaborates closely with individuals to identify their strengths and to capitalize on these strengths in order to remove the barriers that might get in the way of them being more impactful in their work. He has taken his learning from education and used it to deeply unpack the fundamental principles necessary for peak performance and enhanced well-being in the workplace. He is the host of the successful Run Your Life podcast series which has been downloaded in more than 80 countries around the world over the past 5 years. His podcast focuses on interviewing professional athletes, Olympians, best-selling authors, high performance psychologists, elite researchers, and influential business leaders to unpack the guiding principles that have helped them to strive for both personal and professional excellence in their life. He currently resides at KAUST with his wife, Neila Steele, and their two teenage boys Eli and Tai. His family is very grateful for the life that KAUST has provided them and they have thoroughly enjoyed their 6 years being a part of this wonderful community.