Derek has a certification as a Professional Trainer from National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT) and is the owner of Pro Edge Performance Training. Derek strives to help everyone he trains exceed their best and realize their potential. Derek has an extensive athletic background and is a Certified Personal Trainer. His football career started by winning a state title while at Desert Vista High School. He then went on to become a 4-year starter at the University of Nevada Reno earning all-conference honors 3 of those years. He made an immediate impact his freshman year making the all freshman team and capped off his senior season by being named the defensive MVP and earning a trip to the Hula Bowl. After his collegiate career, Derek was signed by the Indianapolis Colts in 2004 and spent time with the Ottawa Renegades of the CFL in 2005.
Tom Ellsworth has been working as an athletic trainer since 1984. He graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Central Michigan University in 1983 with emphasis in Physical Education and Athletic Training. He earned his Master of Arts degree in Health Education in 1989.
Tom has worked with high school, collegiate, professional and Olympic athletes. He has trained over 50 NCAA Division 1 athletes, Olympic silver medalist Matt Ghaffari and NFL players including the late Marquis Cooper.
After 10 years owning and running a private practice physical therapy/sports medicine clinic, Tom works with the trainers at Pro Edge Performance Training in Chandler, AZ. A native of Detroit, Michigan, he now lives in Mesa, AZ.
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