Strength and Conditioning Coach
In high school Derek competed in Football and Basketball for Frontier High School. As a senior captain, Derek was nominated for the Trench Trophy Candidate of the year and played in the Kensington Lions All-Star Game Football Classic. Derek was also named Male Athlete of the Year as a senior. Derek chose football and continued his career playing at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.
Derek earned numerous accolades in an outstanding career at Edinboro. He was voted team captain his senior year and played as a captain in the Dream Bowl Game. Derek was a 2x Edinboro Defensive Player of the Year as well as 2x PSAC All Conference Team. He was also placed on the Don Hansen Football All American team because of his success which included being #1 in tackles for losses in the PSAC and #3 in the country his senior year.
Bachelor's degree in Physical Education and Recreation from Edinboro University at Pennsylvania
Performance Coach at D-1 Training (2020-2021)
Strength and Conditioning Coach at Proformance (2021-present)
"My mission is to develop and positively impact the lives of each athlete I train. I am consistenelty testing year round to ensure that I am developing our athletes in specific ways to allow them success in the sport."