Derek was born and raised in Butte, Montana. Growing up, he formed a dear love for dancing, and traveled to train in performing arts at a higher level. Ready for the big stage, Derek left his small town and moved to NYC to pursue his dancing career. After performing and training with some of the top companies and choreographers in the industry, he made his way back to the east coast to bring his steps to Sin City. Eventually, Derek danced his way into finding his passion for the fitness industry and decided to keep growing his skills. With aerial, cycle, and dance instructor on his resume, you can catch him stealing the show on the Rumble stage.