Aaron is a disabled U.S. Navy Veteran, whom started racing in 2009 as a novice in the MRA. Hersh earned his expert status in 2010 with aspirations of racing in AMA Pro. 2011 brought multiple levels of success, and he raced his first AMA Pro race at Laguna Seca. A last minute mechanical issue on the grid started him in dead last, yet he fought back to 19th. Aaron has dedicated 2012 to race the full schedule in the AMA Pro Motorcycle-Superstore SuperSport West championship with his #395 Team Gearzy Yamaha YZF-R6.