Aleks was born and raised in Hamilton and attended Barton Secondary High School. He helped the senior volleyball team to three straight HWDSB Championships, going undefeated in each of those seasons. The same team also advanced to the OFSAA volleyball championships twice, both times finishing in the top five. He also played a season for the Westside Volleyball Club in Oakville finishing fourth at the Ontario Volleyball Championships. After high school, he played at Mohawk College for one season before leaving competitive play to focus on his schooling.

Outside of volleyball, Aleks is a Mohawk College graduate from both the Industrial Engineering Technician and Industrial Engineering Technology Management Co-op programs. For the past ten years he has been working as a pump manufacturing supervisor and as a real estate sales representative. He currently resides with his wife and four children in Stoney Creek.

This is his second season coaching in the OVA. He is looking forward building on the successes of last season and further developing each players skills, competitiveness and confidence.