Aaron Parker graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2005with a Marine and Environmental Sciences degree. After graduating,Mr. Parker worked in Sector Boston, Massachusetts, contributing toa wide range of Coast Guard missions; conducting search and rescue,security boardings, homeland security patrols, security escorts,and pollution response. He reported to the Coast GuardAcademy Admissions office in 2008. As an Admissions Officer, he wasresponsible for outreach, education, recruiting, andcounseling.
He currently works in the office of Inclusion and Diversity atthe U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Programs include recruiting,outreach, and student retention. Recruiting efforts consist ofoutreach programs and strategic partnerships in diversecommunities. Retention projects involve student development,student training, faculty training, developing campus wide culturalcompetency, and culture of inclusion.
Aaron has played competitive volleyball since 1997, competing inhigh school, college, and USAV adult levels. He has earned medalsand recognition in many events, and has most recently earned a Goldmedal at the 2012 USAV Adult National Open tournament Coed RegularBB/B division and was named to the all tournament team.