Andreas Gkatzoulis was born in Larissa on the 7th of September 1965 and he was a track and field athlete since a very young age, at first in the Athletic Club of Larissa and afterwards in Olympiacos.
In 1985 he conquered the first place in the Greek championship in 3000 meters steeple and the next year he conquered the fourth place in the Balkan championship in the same sport.
In 1994 he was assigned the position of trainer at the ACL and remained in the team until 1999 when he got a transferred to Maroussi. With the Athens “northern suburb” team he participated in the finals of the Eurocup and the Greek championship of 2004.
He is a member of the coaching staff of Olympiacos since the summer of 2008.