Aaron Peterson was born and raised in Redmond, WA., along with his 5 sisters and 1 brother. While growing up, his father worked as a Director for a local Boys & Girls Club, Aaron was always involved in sports, summer camps and many other activities. In High School and College Aaron went on to work as a Summer Camp Counselor, Referee and in the after school programs where he gained a passion in working with youth. Aaron graduated from Redmond High School where he lettered in three sports, football, basketball and track. He then went on to play football for a short time at Washington State University before two knee injuries ended his playing career. Aaron graduated from WSU with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and a Minor in Health and Wellness. He then went on to be an Assistant Football and Track Coach at Redmond High School for five years and also did a variety of Training and recruiting jobs. Aaron then battled health issues related to Crohn’s Disease for the next several years. After fighting his way back to health, Aaron then enrolled at Concordia University where he received his Masters Degree in Secondary Education and went on to teach P.E. and Health at Grant High School in Portland and most recently at McLoughlin Middle School in Vancouver. Aaron is currently teaching Health, P.E. and an assistant football coach. Aaron currently resides in Vancouver with his wife and his son.