Aaron Voros is a former NHL player and investor who brings his business acumen and personal experiences to the APN Athletics team as Managing Director. After overcoming his own substance abuse issues, Aaron devoted himself to guiding current and retired athletes. His vision for APN Athletics has blossomed into multiple programs for professional athletes at all stages of their careers. Aaron continues to guide programming to serve best every athlete working with APN.
Born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Aaron was drafted into the NHL straight out of high school by the New Jersey Devils in 2001. Over the course of 10 seasons, he played for the New Jersey Devils, the Minnesota Wild, the Anaheim Ducks, the Toronto Maple Leafs, and the New York Rangers organizations.
A well-respected player and advocate for his teammates, Aaron was the Team representative for the National Hockey League Players Association for both the Ducks and the Rangers, where he served as a liaison between the players and the owners, doctors, and players’ association. However, beset by injuries and concussion concerns towards the end of his career, Aaron began to self-medicate and developed a substance abuse problem.
After leaving the league in 2010, Aaron began reflecting upon his own addictions and behaviors. With the help of friends, colleagues, and effective residential treatment, Aaron successfully conquered his substance abuse issues. His’s professional life recovered as well, and he has since built a second career in business by investing, as President of Power Play Capital from 2014-2017 and an Advisor to the Board of Trigger Media.
However, Aaron’s heart was increasingly pulled to the needs of others who are struggling with addiction. After extensive volunteering and investigation into the addiction field, Aaron joined APN Capital in 2017. In doing so, he further focused his investment activities and professional interests in addiction treatment, behavioral health, wellness, and athletics. APN Athletics is the next step in his wide vision for the care of professional athletes everywhere.