Derek is and has been a passionate member of the fitness community for over 20 years. In the capacity of a student, an athlete of collegiate sports and professional sports. After which he turned to coaching. He studied Athletic Training and Fitness Management at SIU Carbondale. Was an instructor and member of the PGA of America for 12 years.
He holds a L1 Crossfit certification. His specialties are in Functional Training, Powerlifting, and Olympic Weightlifting. He has several training platform methods proven by working closely with semi-professional and professional athletes over his career. So if you want to find the best version of yourself functionally and physically, come see Derek at Performance Fitness.