- CrossFit Level 1
- Kids Program
- Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology
Born and raised in Harlingen, Texas Derek grew up playing Football and running Track. Derek went on to run Division 1 Track & Field at Texas A&M University of Corpus Christi under the Southland Conference in 2007 and continued competing as individual his second year of school. Since leaving school in 2009 he has participated in multiple long-distance running events and enjoyed some leisure surf boarding.
Derek is CrossFit Level 1 Certified, Kids Program certified through The Brand X Method and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in December of 2015. He took his internship here at CrossFit SPRAG learning from our Coaches Adam and Blaine. Derek began his Crossfit adventure here at Crossfit Sprag in August of 2014. After getting a taste of the 2015 Open, He committed to Sprag’s Competitive class. Derek went on to be on our regional team in 2017.