Andrew played high school and club soccer in Indiana. Grew up primarily as a goalkeeper but would also play as a fullback. He graduated from Indiana State University majoring in exercise science and minored in coaching. After graduation he went on to Gloucestershire University in England to pursue a Masters in Sports Coaching. While in England Zaleski co-coached the university men's third team and received his Futsal Level 1 and Coaching Football Level 2 from the English Fa. He also has his USSF E license and NSCAA Goalkeeper level 1 certifications. He then started coaching back in 2013 while in college as a volunteer assistant and goalkeeper coach and currently coaches at North Huntington Beach Futbol Club where he has a 2005 girls team and a 2001 boys team, while being the girls freshman red coach at Mater Dei High School.