Overview
Aaron Russell

Aaron Russell

Club
Sir Safety Perugia
Nationality
United States
Birth Date
04/06/1993
Birth Place
Maryland, USA
Height
205 cm
Weight
98 kg
Favorite Athlete
Tim Tebow

Aaron Russell was born in 1993 and grew up in Ellicott City, Md. His parents are Stewart and Marian Russell. Aaron is the second-oldest of five brothers. The other brothers are Peter (1992), Samuel (1995), Tim (1999) and Paul (2002).Russell was a top soccer player for Centennial High school in Maryland. The school did not have a boys’ volleyball team so he helped the girls’ team train while playing club volleyball. In 2015, he will complete his four-year volleyball career at Penn State, where he was named an AVCA All-American in 2013 and 2014. Both years he also helped Penn State reach the NCAA men’s championship semifinals.Russell was a member of the Boys’ Youth Team in 2010 and ’11 and a member of the Men’s Junior National Team in 2013. He made his debut with the senior national team at the 2014 World Championship Qualifier, where he helped the U.S. Men win gold and was named Best Spiker.

Career

  • Position Wing spiker
  • Selection Olympic (8) - W.C. (0) - Other (58)
  • International Debut Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Club Debut MVP Volleyball Club
  • Current Club Sir Safety Perugia
  • Spike 356
  • Block 337