Andy Perroni was born in Oshawa in 1962. He received his education from Dr. Robert Thornton Public School, Anderson Collegiate, and McMaster University, where he earned a degree in Electrical Engineering and Management.
His lacrosse achievements include playing for the CBC Builders from 1979 to 1983, winning the Minto Cup Championship in 1980. He was selected to the Junior A 1st All-Star Team in 1983.
Andy shared Mann Cup Finalist honours with the Brooklin Redmen in 1986 and Mann Cup Championships with the Redmen in 1985, 1987, and 1988.