ROUGE-SERRET Aaron < Back  
Sport Athletics
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 28 Jan 1988 in Melbourne, AUS
Height1.78 m
Weight 80 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Occupation Student
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He first participated in athletics at Knox Little Athletics Centre in Melbourne at age six.
Club / Team Athletics Essendon: Melbourne, VIC, AUS
Name of coach Adam Larcom
General Interest
Nicknames Az, Azza, Serrety, Roughie, The Hyphen [due to his double-barreled surname]. (insideathletics.com.au, 22 Aug 2010, vis.org.au, 22 Aug 2007)
Hobbies Bodyboarding, longboarding, stand up paddling, drums, shopping and travelling. (vis.org.au, 22 Aug 2007)
Hero / Idol Maurice Greene, Ato Boldon, Michael Johnson and Peter Norman. (vis.org.au, 22 Aug 2007)
Injuries He was restricted by "niggling" injuries in the during the 2009/10 season. (athletics.com.au, 27 Mar 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "To be number one, you must train like you are number two." (vis.org.au, 22 Aug 2007)
Awards and honours In 2006 he was awarded a Spirit of Sport Scholarship by the Sport Australia Hall of Fame. (Athletics Australia, 05 Sep 2007)
Ambitions To be world champion, to go to three Olympic Games and to help promote athletics in Australia. (vis.org.au, 22 Aug 2007)
Other information COACH
His coach, Neville Sillitoe, came out of retirement to coach him on the agreement that he gave up playing football. Sillitoe made his name as coach of 1968 Olympic Games 200m silver medallist Peter Norman. (The Australian, 27 Feb 2007)